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from NPR.org

Female WWII Pilot Is Finally Laid To Rest At Arlington National Cemetery

Elaine Harmon was a WASP — a woman flying military planes to free up a male pilot for combat. WASPs have received veteran status, but the Army had ruled their ashes couldn't be placed at Arlington.

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from Houston Chronicle

Nonbias ordinance draws long and loud argument

Nonbias ordinance draws long and loud argument -- the proposal would bring together #nondiscrimination clauses into a single chapter. It would add #sexualorientation, #genderidentity and #veteran status to the current list of protected classes, which include #race, #color, sex, #religion, #age, #nationalorigin and #disability. | #laws #gayrights #civilrights #antidiscrimination #localgov #sanantonioTX

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from About.com Education

WASP with Airplanes, 1944

world war ii women | ... World War II, granting veteran status to those who had served as part

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WWII Pilot Elaine Harmon Died Hoping to Be Buried in Arlington. Now, She Gets the Honor She Deserved. Roughly 1,000 patriotic women served as WASPs -- 38 of them died in the line of duty. Among them was a little-known group, the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), who flew military aircraft in non-combat missions during the war but were never granted veteran status until 1977.

Jets LB David Harris limited in practice, status ‘up in the air’ for game = The New York Jets may be without their defensive leader to open the season. Veteran linebacker David Harris was limited in practice on Thursday and head coach Todd Bowles said that his status for.....

from Newsday

WWII-era nurses seek veteran status

Audrey Munz is among a dwindling number of women who during World War II volunteered to train as U.S. Public Health Service nurses as part

ATTENTION TAMPA AREA VETERANS and SPOUSES! FREE Seminar - "Beyond TAP: Re-civilianize and Thrive". Because your veteran status has already been earned, but civilian status still must be learned! Report to the American Legion Post #5 in Tampa, FL on Wednesday, April 27th at 2:00PM or 6:00PM. Details and ~ http://CivilianBootCamp.com