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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

Kathryn Wirkus in FIGMO shirt, 1978

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Object ID: WV0403.6.013

Description: Kathryn Wirkus poses in her FIGMO (Finally I Got My Orders) shirt during the last week of Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. In the red T-shirt beside Wirkus is Diana Fleek, the underclassman who made the shirt, which highlights some of the things that happened during OTS. In the center of the shirt is a drawing of the shield for the "Fighting Fifth" squadron, also known as the "Snoopy Squadron."

Collection: Kathryn Wirkus Papers

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