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Veterans History Project

Beverly J. Webb, Sergeant First Class, Women's Army Corps, 1961-1964, 1978-2001

The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.

In May 1964, Beverly Webb graduated from Sheridan, Wyoming High School. The following month, she enlisted in the United States Army. She knew that she wanted to get as much schooling in accounting as she could get. The Army offered her some great training and a skill. "Sign me up!"

At that time, female enlistees had to be twenty-one years old to enli...