Honoring the Trailblazers: Women of the U.S. Navy

    Seventy-two years ago, on July 7, 1948, the first six women were sworn into the Regular United States Navy. These first six women are pictured above. In the front row, left to right are Chief Yeoman Wilma J. Marchal, USN; Yeoman Second Class Edna E. Young, USN; and Hospital Corpsman First Class Ruth … Continue reading Honoring the Trailblazers: Women of the U.S. Navy