Army & Navy - Birthda

The Marine Corps Women's Reserve, proud and pleased with themselves, this week will celebrate their first birthday.

From their New River (N.C.) boot camp, some 10,000 Reserves have gone to post assignments. Recruiting has been better than in some of the other women's organizations; the Marines expect to fill their modest quota of 18,000 without trouble.

The Marine women come from many places and occupations. Tall, dark-haired 2nd Lieut. Jane Greenough, who is now an aerial photo interpretation officer at nearby Cherry Point, is a graduate of Vassar and was working in the...

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