Sioux City, Iowa
FIRST WACS \
Contingent of 12 to Be
Stationed at Air
The first contingent of Wacs, all strangers to Sioux City but eager to undertake their new tasks here, arrived Monday night to be assigned to the army air base.
Although their spirits were somewhat dampened by light rain falling as they stepped off the train, the Wacs—12 in all, one officer and 11 enlisted personnel— were enthusiastic about being the first of the women's branch of the army to be stationed here. ,
After a few minutes pause at the railroad station, they were whisked off to the base in a la/2-ton transport truck. They didn't have much opportunity to see Sioux City then, but all declared they would be back at the first! opportunity. |
The group was a complete unit| in itself, even to having its own mess sergeant. Other contingents will arrive in the near future, First Lieut. Bette A. Bertrand, commanding officer, said
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