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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Here is a list of your Her stories:

CPL MORENE BRADFORD

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COLONEL LAURIE V. BRASHER, United States Army, Retired

SERVICE:  US Army, Adjutant General Corp   

LENGTH OF SERVICE:  26 years, 1978-2004 
RANK:  Colonel 
LAST ASSIGNMENT:  Human Resources Command, St. Louis, MO
POSITION: Director, Officer Personnel Management
CURRENT STATUS:   Retired
PERSONAL EXPERIENCE:  see Herstory
CONTACT INFO:  Email: Tamekat277@aol.com
 Date Posted 11/15/07 Source: Laurie Brasher

MARY BRUMMELL, United States Army Women Army Corps Korean War Veteran

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GLADYS (SCHUSTER) CARTER,  United States Army Women Army Auxilary & Women Army Corps , World War II Veteran 
SERVICE:  US ARMY  Womens Army Auxillary Corps(WAAC) & Womens Army Corps (WAC) 
RANK:  Private First Class (PFC)
LENGTH OF SERVICE: Feb 1943 - Nov 1945
LAST ASSIGNMENT:  6888TH Central Postal Directory Battalion 
POSITION:  Postal Clerk
CURRENT STATUS:  Deceased
PERSONAL EXPERIENCE:  Herstory

MSG LORETTA FIELD (BARLOW), United States Army, Retired, Gulf War Veteran 

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SEND IN YOUR STORY TODAY

Please email your information (with pictures - limited to 3)to NABMWHERSTORY@AOL.COM  or Mail information to: NABMW, C/O COL(RET) Kathaleen F. Harris, 5695 Pine Meadows Ct.  Morrow, Ga  30260-1053. One of the pictures should be of you in military uniform.

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COLONEL KATHALEEN FRANCES HARRIS, United States Army, Retired 
SERVICE: US ARMY - Finance Corp
LENGTH OF SERVICE:   1976-2003
RANK:   Colonel
LAST ASSIGNMENT:    Office Chief Army Reserve
POSITION:    Senior Program Budget Officer
CURRENT STATUS:   Retired
PERSONAL EXPERIENCE:  The military has afforded me the lifestyle that I would not have experienced as a civilian.  I have had assignments from unit level to Department of the Army (Pentagon) both Non-Commissiond Officer and as a Commission Officer.  I have travelled throughout the United States and overseas.  I have met people from all types of backgrounds and ethnic groups.  The most important thing the military have taught me is that we are all family (regardless of our background, where we live or our beliefs).  The support that I have received from both military and cilvilian personnel throughout my career, along with the blessing of God and a strong mother, has made me what I am today and has helped me reach the rank of Colonel..  
CONTACT INFO:  5695 Pine Meadows Ct, Morrow, GA  30260-1053, (H) 404-675-0195,  Email: KHNABMW@AOL.COM

Posted by:   Kathaleen F. Harris - 1/2006


VERA HARRISON HASKIN, United States Women Army Auxilary Corps World War II Veteran

SERVICE: United States Army, Women Army  Auxilary Corps

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- Member, Class 1, First WAAC Training Center Officer Cadre, Fort Des Moines, Iowa July 1942

- Supply Officer, 33rd WAAC Det, Ft Huachuka November 1942- April 1943

- Company Commander, WAAC Bn, FT. Devens, Massachusetts, April - July 1943

- Company Commander, Black WAC Detachment, Ft. Knox, KY July-1943 - December 1944

- Commander, Company C, 6888th Central Postal Directory, Birmingham, England, February - May 1945, Rouen, France - May 1945 - October 1945

LENGTH OF SERVICE: 1942 - 1945

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LAST ASSIGNMENT: Rouen, France

POSITION: Commander, Company C, 6888th Central Postal Directory

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PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: see Herstory

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MILDRED GATES HOOPER, United States Women Army Auxilary Corps  World War II Veteran
SERVICE:    US ARMY - WORLD WAR II VETERAN , WOMEN ARMY AUXILARY CORP (WAAC), WOMEN'S ARMY CORP (WAC)
LENGTH OF SERVICE:   1943- 1945 
RANK:   PFC
LAST ASSIGNMENT:    6888TH Central Postal Directory
POSITION:    Postal Clerk
CURRENT STATUS:   Retired
PERSONAL EXPERIENCE:   Read Herstory
Source:  Mildred Gates Hooper 

DENA HUTCHINS

 

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SHIRLEY  (MUNDEE) MCDOUGALD,  United States Army,  Vietnam Veteran

SERVICE:  US Army, Adjutant General Corp  

LENGTH OF SERVICE:  20 years, 1970-1990 
RANK:  Sergesnt First Class 
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CURRENT STATUS:   Retired
PERSONAL EXPERIENCE:  see Herstory
CONTACT INFO:  Email: 
 Date Posted: 2009  Source: Self

 


ANNA MOORE, United States Women Army Auxilary Corps World War II Veteran

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CW5 AURELIA "VICKI" MURRAY , United States Army, Retired

 

THE FIRST FEMALE AND AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE TO ACHIEVE THE RANK OF "CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER FIVE" IN THE US ARMY.

SERVICE: United States Army

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RANK: Chief Warrant Officer Five
LAST ASSIGNMENT: National Guard Bureau
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CURRENT STATUS: Retired
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Posted by Kathaleen Harris 5/2006


LIEUTENANT COLONEL Deborah L. Parker, United States Army Reserve, Retired

SERVICE:  US ARMY, Adjutant General Corps

LENGTH OF SERVICE:  23 years, 1978-2001

RANK:  Lieutenant Colonel 

LAST ASSIGNMENT: Military District of Washington, Fort McNair, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations

POSITION: Assistant Operations Officer

CURRENT STATUS: Retired

PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: see Herstory

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Date posted: June 2012 Source: LTC(Ret) Parker


JANNIE REDD

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DORIS RICHARDSON, United States Women Army Auxilary Corps, World War II Veteran
Founding Sister of the Black WAAC,WAC, Women in Service  Now  NABMW

SERVICE: United States Army,  Womans Army Auxilary Corps
LENGTH OF SERVICE: 1943 -1945
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LAST ASSIGNMENT: Fort Benning, Georgia
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HISTORY:

 - Enlisted as a WAAC - January 1943

 - WAAC Basic Training Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa - March 1943

 - Became a WAC - August 1943, Assigned to Fort Benning, GA -Discharged December 1945

 - Worked Jacksonville, Fl, Rehabilitation Nursing Home, In 1953 Worked training at Mercy  Hospital

 - PTA Advocate for children of color - Worked as a Teacher's Assistant for first and second grade students. 

 - American Legion 1861, Westbury, NY - Redeemer Church, Old Westbury, NY

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DOROTHY E TURNER (JOHNSON), United States Women Army Auxilary Corps World War II Veteran

 

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MARY M. SMITH, United States Army, Vietnam War Veteran

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Rita Smith, United States Army

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Sharon Reece, United States Army

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