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03/03/2022 02:00 PM EST

Louise C. Wilmot was the highest-decorated woman in the military and was one of the first women to pioneer the early steps into integrating and recruiting women in all branches of the military. Wilmot began her career in the Women Officer’s Candidate School that orientated women training in the military by other women. For her first duty station at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, Wilmot remembers a woman lieutenant commander who was appointed as the senior representative for women. Wilmot said she never felt alone during her training from her and a handful of women.

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03/03/2022 11:31 AM EST

During Women’s History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran May Brill, who served in WAVES during World War II.

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03/03/2022 10:00 AM EST

Dangerous blood sugar levels, then a severe infection, then amputation. Through it all, Marine Corps Veteran is optimistic and grateful to VA.

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03/03/2022 09:01 AM EST

This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran Grace Banker, who led the female phone operators named Hello Girls during World War I.

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03/02/2022 04:00 PM EST

Michael Clayton, an Army and Navy Veteran, was the first VA patient in the country to receive an innovative new heart procedure.

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