Council Bluffs, Iowa
HAR_2 3 1943
Women for Corps
Officer Says They Are Needly Badly
"America never faced a greater emergency," said' Third Officer Marie Eicheltaerger of the Wom-I en's Army Auxiliary corps, who spoke to some 75 interested women at the city hall auditorium Monday night.
The sincerity with which the WAAC officers spoke brought patriotic revelations from members of the audience as nearly 24 application blanks were accepted. Six local girls signed before the meeting was concluded. They received their interview and mental examinations Tuesday morning.
"This is a woman's war as well as a man's war, and service with the WAAC will help any alert , I woman show her capabilities,' | | said Lt. Eichelberger.
The WAAC, like or other mili- I tary organizations for women, with the exception of the nurses, is authorized to serve with the army directly, she pointed out.
Third Officer Eichelberger, who has a son in service,
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