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Woman's Army Auxiliary Corps
Congress authorized establishment of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps to tjie limit of 150,->000 members, and the President directed Secretary Stimson to limit initial mobilisation to 25,000. Mrs. William P. Hobby of the Army Bupreau of Public Relations was named WAAC Director. Mrs. Hobby said WAAC members will be assigned 62 different kinds of jobs and will replace enlisted men who are now performing non combatant duties. The first class of 450 officer candida^s will be trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
(This column summarizes information on the important developments of the week made available by official sources through 5 p. m. Monday, May 18.)
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