Story by Elizabeth M. Collins, Soldiers magazine Members of the Fort McHenry Guard show visitors how to fire a cannon. Park rangers dress in period uniforms each weekend. (Photo courtesy of the National Parks Service) Fort McHenry today. About 1,000 Soldiers defended it from a British assault for 25 hours, Sept. 13-14, 1814. If the fort had fallen, the city of Baltimore, Americaâs third largest city at the time and an important port, would have fallen. (Photo courtesy of the National Parks Service) Members of the Fort McHenry Guard fire a volley with their muskets. Park rangers dress in period uniforms each weekend. (Photo courtesy of the National Parks Service) The star-spangled banner in 1873. The…
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Women who led the way toward Army integration are depicted from left: Civil War nurse Clara Barton, Susie King Taylor, Dr. Mary Walker, World War I Signal Corps operator and interpreter Mary Catherine O’Rourke, WAC founder Col. Oveta Culp Hobby, WAC Deputy Director Col. Bettie J. Morden, Brig. Gen. Clara Adams-Ender and Brig Gen. Sheridan Cadoria. In front is today’s Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Nadja West. (Photo illustrator Peggy Frierson) March is Women’s History Month Compiled by Donald Wagner Army News Service Women have played a vital role in forming the U.S. Army since 1775. From Molly Pitcher to those now serving, their accomplishments have shaped not just the Army, but the country Recent strides…
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