Sac Cily. Iowa
BPB MA-HP A group of medic*, technician* in the Wom't'i Army Corpi aro inttructed in the proper method of reading • thermometer by Fir*t 1-t. Mildred Hoffman, chief Army nurie at the itatton hoipital. Fort Dei Moinei. Iowa. When fully trained, theie W)U will be aitigned to Army ho.pitalt and laboratories Many more Waci are needed to fill 239 type* of
There U an urgent need fori "Some medical WACs go dlrect-WACs to B^rve with the aimy medi-1 !y to medical units attached to var-cal department, today declared Iouj army stations, evacuation and Harry Barnhill. warrant officer of; z-r^.al hospital* after receiving the civil air patrol. Sac City, flight: their basic training at a WAC train-and piocurement officer in the ing center. These fill such assign-CAFa effort to help the women's t ments m driving ambulances, bbft-•army corps enroll recruits. :>i:ormation clerks, reception
"Ai the camralgn for the lib- clerks and file clerks, eratlon of nations under the Axis! "Oth*,- medical WAC*. after at-yoke intensities, the need for more ¦ tending army schools for medical army hospital personnel grows by, technicians, will fill assignment as fleaps and bounds." Barnhill said medical technician*, surgical tech-In quoting Major General Norman nlcians. X-ray technicians and den-T. Quirk, the surgeon general. j 'al technicians." Mr. Barnhill as
"The army medical department scrted. urgently requires the services of While working in hospitals, the patriotic young women, for direct medical WACa usually wear a ¦assignment or professional train- Bpetfal uniform of blue seersucker, inn a* hospital technicians." Geo-; "Woman who are between 20 and eral Kirk has said. 50 rears of age and who meet the
Already many WAC medical tech- physical and educational require-nlcians. especially trained in a ments may Join the women's army United States army school, are aid- corps." continued Mr. Barnhill. ing medical officers and nurses to, "Thr,*p women Interested may care for sick and wounded soldier*' contact me at the Sac City High in military hospitals. school gymnasium every Tuesday
Any recruit, Barnhill explained.. evening from S to 10 p. m.. or may niay "restiest assignment as a ¦ Cft" nii> sr my home, medical WaC. whether or not she "If liey prefer, they may write had had previous experience In this j the army recruiting sub-station in field. However, for some technical the Warden apartments. Fort posfMona. high school training In 'Podge, for further information," the b^e of the sciences Is desirable. warrant officer said.
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Caption reads: A group of medical technicians in the Women's Army Corps aro instructed in the proper method of reading a thermometer by First Lt. Mildred Hoffman, chief Army nurse at the station hospital. Fort Des Moines, Iowa. When fully trained, these WACs will be assigned to Army hospital and laboratories. Many more Wacs are needed to fill 239 types of Army assignments.
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