Army & Navy - Marriage Permitted

The Navy does not bend easily. But it is now up against the women. The Navy wants to enlist 70,000 women this year. Hereafter, said the Navy last week, relaxing one of its ironclad rules, WAVES, Coast Guard SPARS and Marine Reserves may marry anyone they choose. Hitherto, they had been forbidden to marry within their own branch of the service (i.e., a WAVE could marry a Coast Guardsman or a marine, but not a Navy man).

In the Philadelphia Navy Yard a sailor promptly married a WAVE.

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