Army & Navy - The WAACs Arrive

Never a public word did the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps say about equal rights. But its skirted soldiers were getting them. Last week the House Military Affairs Committee was dusting off a bill (passage assured) which will make them members of the Army, as the WAVES are members of the Navy.

The House Committee prepared to throw in a few restrictions: 1) WAAC officers may command women only; 2) WAACs may not draw dependency pay from soldier husbands; 3) the WAAC's commanding officer, photogenic, 38-year-old Colonel Oveta Gulp Hobby, may not rise above...

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