Des Moines, Iowa
COL. FRANK U. McCOSKRIE. Wherever Assigned, the WAACs Have Done a Bang-up Job.
Colonel Says WAACs Doing a Good Job
When Col. Frank U. McCoskrie, new commandant of the WAAC training center at Fort Des Moines army post, first learned that he was to be assigned to Des Moines, he went to an old friend, head oi the technical department of a Chicago library.
"Always before you have had the books I've needed. This time I don't want you to fail. I want a book on *How to Command Women,' " he said.
"But Colonel McCoskrie, you must know that you don't command women. You L.EAD them," the librarian replied.
Colonel McCoskrie, a congenial smiling infantry veteran, told the, incident Thursday as he "made himself at home" getting acquainted with various facilities and personnel of the WAAC training center.
"They said they wouldn't have a woman on the place. The army was no place for a woman—all sorts of complaints. I know of one commanding
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