Uncover “Her”story


Although the Uncover “Her”story interactive map usually features the story of one servicewoman each month, a pair of sisters from rural Kentucky who joined the WAC in the 1950s reminds us of the many reasons women have joined the US Armed Forces through the years — patriotism, travel, job opportunity or family tradition.

Thelma M. (Hughes) Taggart
SFC, WAC, 1949-54

Mildred Jean (Hughes) Bailey
SGT, WAC, 1951-54

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