Herald Grinnell, Iowa
Training- Program For Women's Res. Of U. S. Coast Guard
The establishment of a separate training program for officers and enlisted personnel of the Women's Reserve, U. S. Coast Guard Reserve (SPARS), was announced today by Vice Admiral Russell R. Waesche, USCG, commandant of the Coast Guard. Beginning June 24, all women officers will be trained for six weeks at the Coast Guard Academy, New London, Conn., and all enlisted women will be trained in a new school to be opened on June 14, at Palm Beach, Fla.
Women between the ages of 20 and 36 years seeking to enlist in the SPARS may secure full information at the nearest Navy recruiting station or by writing the WAVES-SPARS Procurement Office, Old Federal Building, Des Moines, Iowa.
Since the formation of the Coast Guard Women's Reserve 11 in November, 1942, all personnel * had received their training at , U. S. Naval Training Schools ! together with
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