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Honoring the Proud Women Who Serve in the U.S. Navy

By John R. Desselle,  Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division Today, we join the nation in celebration of  Women Equality Day, to commemorate the proud and dedicated service in the U.S. Navy. In 1908, women officially began serving as nurses in the Navy. Yeomanettes or yeomen were added during …

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Navy Celebrates Women’s History Month

From the middle of the 19th century when women first served aboard a Navy hospital ship, to today where women serve as admirals and submariners, women have made great contributions to our Navy and have served bravely both at sea and ashore. What started as only a handful of civilian …

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