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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

WAC cadre at Hill Field, Utah, 1944

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Object ID: WV0428.6.006

Description: Women's Army Corps (WAC) cadre of the 4135th Army Air Force base unit pose for a Christmas photograph in front of their orderly room at Hill Field in Ogden, Utah, on 14 December 1944. The eight WACs are wearing service wool overcoats with garrison hats for enlisted personnel and Hobby hats for the officers. Betty Etten Wiker is far left with lieutenant insignia on her shoulder board. A note on the back of the photograph reads: "To wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the officers and enlisted women of the WAC section."

Collection: Betty Etten Wiker Papers

Rights: Official Photograph U.S. Army Air Forces; Base Photographic Section, Hill Field, Ogden, Utah. It is responsibility of the user to follow the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). Materials are not to be reproduced in published works without written consent, and any use should credit Jackson Library, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.