National Affairs: Salute for Irene

Any lingering doubt that the Women's Army Corps (present strength: 12,000) has not become a part of the regular Army in spirit as well as fact was dispelled last week with the appointment of its fourth director, Lieut. Colonel Irene O. Galloway of Carroll County, Iowa. The announcement that Miss Galloway is to succeed Colonel Mary A. Hallaren in the WAC high command not only avoided feminine gushiness but actually achieved the box-score inscrutability which has been the hallmark of soldierly prose from time immemorial.

It simply listed the lady lieutenant colonel's schools (Boyles Business College, Omaha, Neb., the University of...

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