Register Oelwein, Iowa
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from Local News Desk—
F;ty<'tk- county gi-ls interested in enlisting in the V >men's Army Corps, m^ make initial application through .^the local chapter of Disabled American Veterans, it was announced today.
Eleanor Margaret Burdick, a, former WAC, and chairman of the local recruiting drive, will give detailed information to anyone who contacts her. She may be reached at her home, 134 4th Ave. N. E. Miss Burdick returned Tuesday from Cedar Rapids where she visited LI. Carman, recruiting officer for the Cedar Rapids district.
Lt. Carman expressed great interest in the Oelwein drive and stated, "There are so many advantages to be gained by enlistment in the Wacs. At the present time 239 different jobs are open to Wacs. They may choose the location in which they wish to serve, and also the branch of service which they prefer.
Approximately two-thirds of the women who did not re-enlist when the women's group was taken into the army, are doing so now, according to Lt. Carman. Wacs are urgently needed, and each D. A. V. chapter has been asked to recruit at least three new enlistees. Efforts are being mads to interview local girls. Miss Burdick is qualified to answer all questions and has literature about the various work of the Wacs,
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