Times Republican Marshalltown, Iowa
221944 ********* Drawing Military
Maps One Of Jobs
Assigned To Wacs
Atla>4rafl[ing table at the cavalry rcpjaceJiient training center. Fort Riley. Kan., Tech. Fifth Grade Barbara C. Lindsay prepares, with swift, sure strokes of her pen. terrain maps which daily are used in the instruction of trainees at the Fort Riley cavalry school. Drawing military maps is important work, whether they are to be used in actual troop operations or for classroom instruction.
Corporal Lindsay, who entered the women's army corps May 3. 1943, was a display artist in Milwaukee. Wis., in civilian life. After the war she plans to seek a new career as a draftsman as a result of her army training.
The army instruction and practical experience they have received in the "omen's army corps have prepared many Wars for interesting and lucrative postw-ar civilian careers. Members of the W. A. C. fill 239 different types of army jobs, many of them highly technical. They are medical, surgical and laboratory technicians, photographers, radio operators, radio mechanics, and Link trainer instructors.
In the army air forces, army service forces and army ground forces, Wacs are helping to assure victory by doing a variety of .jobs —and doing them well.
Women who are between 20 and 50 years of age and who meet the physical and educational requirements of the women's army corps may learn about the W, A. C. by making appointments at the Y. W. C. A. rooms here. Sgt. Leila Lytle of the Waterloo recruiting station, formerly stationed in Marshalllown, has been here this week to interview women interested in enlisting and plans to call here regularly, now that the recruiting substation here is closed. Interested women may make ap-' pointments to sec Sergeant Lytic thru Mrs. C. H. McMahon, "Y" secretary.
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