Tag: Rosie the Riveter

March 29, 2018

Beyond Rosie the Riveter: A History of Women in the Navy

When you picture women and Navy work, you probably think of "Rosie the Riveter," a term popularized during World War II. But the history of women in the Navy starts much earlier than this.Women in the Early Navy (1775-1908) Women have served in defense of our nation since the Revolutionary War. Back then, they served traditional roles within the