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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

Maxine Pierce's retirement, 1964

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Object ID: WV0348.6.001

Description: Maxine Newcom Pierce is read a citation by a U.S. Navy captain at her retirement ceremony at Moffett Field, California, on 16 September 1964. Pierce, at the top of the stairs, wears the WAVES blue service dress uniform, officers cap, and white gloves. Two lines of officers observe the ceremony, including (left) Chief Balderos, YUC; Chief Strein, ADC; Chief Nolan, PNC; and Chief Price, AOC. Pictured right are: Chief Cloninger, DKC; Chief White, ADCS; Chief Root, DKC; and Chief Hawthrone, DKC.

Collection: Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers

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