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`STARS&STRIPES SALUTES WOMEN OF US ARMED FORCES`

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`IN GOD WE MUST TRUST`!PhotobucketPhotobucket
`Today, Stars&Stripes`  Salutes All Women Who At One Time Have Given Dedicated Service To Our Country',
In All Medical Fields and Armed Branches Of US Armed Forces.


`HISTORY OF
`WOMEN IN THE MILITARY OF US ARMED FORCES`

Women have served as volunteers with the US Armed Forces throughout American history on an unofficial, temporary or as-needed basis as soldiers and spies (sometimes disguised as men), as support personnel who fed and cared for the troops and as nurses. They were called to serve with each national crisis, and then sent back to civilian life after each war.

An AT&T Hello Girl at the switchboard in Europe during World War I.  
Finally in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the nation recognized the need for the on-going presence of women military nurses. The formation of the Army Nurse Corps in 1901 and the Navy Nurse Corps in 1908 created the first truly military women.

The first women who enlisted in the United States military joined the Navy and Marine Corps in World War I. Over 12,000 of them served stateside and over 200 "Hello Girls," bilingual women telephone operators recruited by AT&T, served overseas with the US Army Signal Corps. Thousands of Army and Navy nurses, and volunteers in the American Red Cross, the YMCA, YWCA, Salvation Army and American Women's Hospitals worked at home and abroad. But at war's end, they were discharged.

  Recruiting poster for the WAC during World War II. The WACs adopted the helmeted goddess, Minerva, as their symbol.  
After the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, women were again mobilized in new women's military components for the national defense. Massive publicity campaigns urged women to join the armed forces and "Free a Man to Fight," and more than 400,000 women volunteered. They served stateside and overseas in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and as members of the civilian Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs). Eighty-seven female military nurses were prisoners-of-war. But yet again, at war's end, most women were demobilized.

Women did not receive permanent military status in the regular and reserve forces of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and then-newly created Air Force until 1948 when President Truman signed the Women's Armed Services Integration Act.
From the files of US Women in History!~

`Today, Stars&Stripes`  Salutes All Women Who At One Time Have Given Dedicated Service To Our Country',
In All Medical Fields and Armed Branches Of US Armed Forces.  
 
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`Thank-You`
`In God We Place Our Trust`
`May The New Year '2011' Be A Happy Prosperous One For All
With Prayers and Hope For World Peace!

Repost of poem: 'ON YOUR SHORE'
`By Request`In Dedication To All Veterans!




`ON YOUR SHORE`
~+~
I laid down my life on shore
Why couldn't I have done more
My sacrifice has not changed a thing
As my brothers still do hear
bullets ring  
~+~
I say lay down your arms today
Get down on your knees and pray
Freedom's here in God's heaven above
When you send the world all of
His Love
~+~
`author unknown`

"Dedicated by author of Stars&Stripes
To All Families Of Fallen Heroes Throughout History!"
"God Bless Us One and All!


2010
StarsAndStripes
"IN GOD WE TRUST"

Reposted: 2011





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