No caption for first image. Second caption reads: WHEN Fort Des Moines opened its gates to the WAACs Monday, radio men slipped in for a couple of coast to coast broadcasts, which were heard over the Blue and Mutual. They originated over KSO. Third caption reads: MRS. OVETA CULP HOBBY, director for the WAAC, tells the nation the purpose of the women's army. Dale Morgan is announcer. Fourth caption reads: MRS. OVETA CULP HOBBY grants an interview to Winifred Hubler, director of women's affairs at WNAX, and Betty Wells, book reader and commentator of the Women's Club of the Air (KSO-KRNT.) Fifth caption reads: COL. DON C. FAITH, WAAC training school commandant, tells the radio audience the training plans. Bill Baldwin announces. Sixth caption reads: PETER BERG, director of the Fort Des Moines Reception Center band, tells how the "gals" will replace them in the band. (In the background is Jack Harris of the public relations department of the war department.)
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