The National Association of

Black Military Women 
(formerly known as Black WAAC, WAC, Women in Service)

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TO TELL "HERSTORY" and TELL IT WE SHALL
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WELCOME TO THE WEB SITE OF

THE BLACK MILITARY WOMEN'S

"HERSTORIES

 Our Mission Statement

To seek out, record, maintain and tell the history and
heritage of African-American Military Women who served and are serving in
the United States  Armed Forces.
 

Our "MOTTO

"TO TELL HERSTORY"

Our "Current" Theme

 "One Step at a time,

One Story at a time,

One Success at a time!! " 

 

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HERSTORIES
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DO YOU KNOW A WWII BLACK MILITARY WOMAN!!
IF NOT YOU SHOULD,  THEY SERVED TOO
 
Meet the late WII Veteran MRS ESSIE O'BRYANT WOODS 1942-1945,
She served as a Staff Sergeant in the famous first all Black Female
Battalion, 6888 Central Postal Battalion led by the famous MAJ
Charity Adams-Ender (The first black military woman commissioned in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corp (WAAC). 

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IN MEMORY OF A TRUE TRAILBLAZER

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 Mrs Essie passed away on December 25, 2012. She was a few days

 short of turning 98.  She served as one of the founders and mothers
 of the NABMW.  She served on the Organization Structure Committee and was the first Chairperson of the NABMW North-Central Region.  Mrs Essie believed in our motto "To Tell HERSTORY".  We all miss her  and will certainly keep her vision alive by telling our stories.

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BLACK MILITARY WOMEN OF WWII  

Black women have served in the military since the civil war. We are proud to honor each and every one of our veterans who served  and who are serving today.  If you look at any of the old war movies, you barely see a female Soldier and never see a Black  Female Soldier.   If so, they were probably our wonderful nurses.   But our Sister Soldiers served in all areas.

  IT IS TIME THAT WE TELL THEIR STORIES AND
GIVE HONOR  TO  OUR LADIES WHO SERVED.
 
So join us & Tell your story
 
Help us find our ladies!  Help us honor those who came before us.
(WWII, Korean, Vietnam, Gulf & All BMW Veterans). Let's give them
HONOR and praise by telling their stories. We are always so ancious
to learn more about our WWII trailblazers and to tell the stories of
these ladies, but we need your help to them seek out.
 

 We need every Black Military Women
to tell "HER" Story the way they would like it told
and the best way to do that is to
 
"Tell It Yourself".
 
AGAIN JOIN US!!!
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THE FIRST BLACK WOMEN WHO SERVED DURIING WWIII SERVED IN THE
INFAMOUS 6888TH CENTRAL POSTAL UNIT BATTALION COMMANDED BY
MAJ CHARITY ADAMS

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Note: The National Association of Black Military Women web site supports the mission of the organization -to seek out, tell and record the history of Black Military Women.  We use various public information tools (newspapers, web sites, books, documentaries, and other media avenues) to search out information on Black Military Women.  A lot of personal military history information is provided by the specific individuals through NABMW journal and membership.  We do not take responsibility for the validity of any information  provided to us from these individuals or from public information postings from tools listed above.  The source of all information provided on this web site will be listed.  In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. section 107, this material is displayed without profit or payment for those who have expressed an interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only. Photos and images are from the National Archives, The Naval History Center, The U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, Defense Visual Information Center, and the personal collections of many women and men. This site is for, and about Black Military Women - by an organization of military women, family and friends who are committed to seeking out the history of Black Military Women who served our country.
 
 
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