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    • Women In The Military BY: Kathryn Marter & Alissa Sellers WAAC WASP SPARS WAVES
    • Branches for women
      • WAAC
      • WASP
      • WAVES
      • SPARS
    • Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps
      • Created in May 1942
      • First Director was Oveta Culp Hobby
      • First to serve in within ranks of the
      • United States Army, other than nurses
      • Gave Women knowledge, skills,
      • and special training for the war
      WAAC
    • Women Airforce Service Pilots
      • First women, in history, trained to fly military aircraft
      • Mascot: Fifinella, wore them as
      • patches on their uniforms
      • Did not receive benefits and pay
      • that men who did it (At first)
      • Served from September 1942 to
      • December 20, 1944
      WASP
    • Women Accepted for Volunteer Military Services
      • Established 1942 – as United States Naval Reserve
      • Clerical or administrative positions, instructors for pilots, and to calculate bomb trajectories
      • Received the same pay and military discipline of men
      WAVES
    • United States Coast Guard Women’s Reserve
      • Established November 23, 1942
      • Based on coast guard motto – “semper paratus-Already Ready”
      • Clerical work in Coast Guard’s Washington headquarters
      • Worked the length of the war plus six months
      SPARS
    • Women in Military Branches
      • Army – 140,000
      • Navy – 100,000
      • Marines – 23,000
      • Coast Guard – 13,000
      • AirForce – 1,000
      • Army and Navy Nurse corps – 74,000
    • Propaganda
    • Propaganda
    • In U.S.A
      • Building ships, aircraft, vehicles, and weaponry
      • Worked in factories, on munitions plants and farms
      • Also drove trucks
      • Provided logistic support for soldiers
    • Eleanor Roosevelt
      • “ This is not a time when women should be patient. We are in a war and we need to fight it with all of our ability and every weapon possible. Women Pilots, in this particular case, are a weapon waiting to be used.”
      Strong Supporter in Women In Military
    • Sources http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_Roosevelt http:// www.army.mil/women/wac.html http:// www.wingsacrossamerica.us/wasp/index.htm http:// www.airforcehistory.hq.af.mil/PopTopics/WASP.htm http://online-study-guide.com/history/women-womens/waves-navy-volunteer.html http:// www.answers.com /topic/spars http://www.mnhs.org/library/tips/history_topics/133women_military.htm