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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

THERESE M. LAMBERT ORAL HISTORY

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BIOABSTRACT

Therese M. “Terry” Lambert (b. 1925) of Muskegon, Michigan served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) from 1950 to 1953, and the U.S. Naval Reserve (WAVES) from 1953 to 1957.


BIOGRAPHY

Therese M. "Terry" Lambert was born in Muskegon, Michigan, in 1925 and attended St. Jean's High School. She enlisted in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in April 1950 and was sent to Camp Lee, Virginia, for basic training. She was then assigned to the 2114th WAC Detachment at Camp Picket, Virginia, where she remained until November 1951. Lambert was briefly stationed at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey, before departing for Germany aboard the U.S.N.S. General Alexander Patch. There she was stationed at Patton Barracks in Heidelberg through 1953. Lambert later joined the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service),serving until 1957.


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Therese M. Lambert at bivouac, circa 1952
Item # WV0469.6.026
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
WACs in front of a cargo truck in Germany, circa 1952
Item # WV0469.6.027
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Janet Beckey at work in Heidelberg, Germany, 1952
Item # WV0469.6.018
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Therese M. Lambert at work at Army Headquarters-Europe, circa 1952
Item # WV0469.6.019
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
WACS and soldiers next to cargo truck, 1951
Item # WV0469.6.010
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Therese M. Lambert at Army European Headquarters in Heidelberg, 1952
Item # WV0469.6.016
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Therese Lambert in WAC Uniform, 1950
Item # WV0469.6.002
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Therese Lambert and Gene Brunni, 1950
Item # WV0469.6.003
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Therese Lambert Portrait, circa 1951
Item # WV0469.6.001
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
WAC basic training platoon at Fort Lee, 1950
Item # WV0469.6.006
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
2114th Army Service Unit, WAC detachment, circa 1951
Item # WV0469.6.013
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Basic Training Graduation Fort Lee, Virginia, 1950
Item # WV0469.6.009
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Therese M. Lambert on snowy day in Heildelberg, Germany, 1952
Item # WV0469.6.017
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
WAC on bivouac exercise, 1951
Item # WV0469.6.011
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
WACs with life vests on the USNS General Alexander Patch, 1951
Item # WV0469.6.015
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Therese M. Lambert polishes shoes, circa 1952
Item # WV0469.6.020
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Jo Plumb in Patton Barracks, circa 1952
Item # WV0469.6.021
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Pair of WACs on staircase, 1950
Item # WV0469.6.007
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
WACs pose playfully at Ft. Lee, 1950
Item # WV0469.6.008
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Three WACs aboard the USNS General Alexander M. Patch, 1951
Item # WV0469.6.014
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Three WACs at the Harmonie Club, Heidelberg, Germany, 1951
Item # WV0469.6.022
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
WACs at Harmonie Club in Heidlberg, 1952
Item # WV0469.6.023
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Terry Lambert and Gloria Carlson during a bivouac , circa 1952
Item # WV0469.6.024
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Four WACs on bivouac, circa 1952
Item # WV0469.6.028
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
WACs off-duty in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 1952
Item # WV0469.6.029
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Therese M. Lambert poses by tent, 1951
Item # WV0469.6.012
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Gloria Carlson during a bivouac in Germany, circa 1952
Item # WV0469.6.025
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Oral history interview with Therese Lambert, 2009
Item # WV0469.5.001
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
Three WACs at Ft. Lee, 1950
Item # WV0469.6.004
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History
WAC hangs laundry at Fort Lee, 1950
Item # WV0469.6.005
From the Therese M. Lambert Oral History