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Geraldine "Gerry" Snyder Cook
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She served in the United States Army and honorably served our country during the Korean War.
- Judy Richards
 Added: Nov. 12, 2013
 
The Women's Army Corps Service Medal was a decoration of the United States Army which was created on July 29, 1943 by Executive Order 9365 issued by President Franklin Roosevelt. The decoration was intended to recognize the contribution of women to the Army during the Second World War. The profile featured on the medal is that of the goddess Pallas Athena. The Women's Army Corps Service Medal was awarded to any service member who was a member of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps between July 10, 1942 and August 31, 1943 or the Women's Army Corps between September 1, 1943 and September 2, 1945. The medal was issued as a once-awarded decoration, and there are no devices authorized for additional presentations. The medal ranked in precedence under the American Defense Service Medal and ahead of the American Campaign Medal. The Women's Army Corps Service Medal is considered obsolete as the United States Army is a combined service and no longer maintains any separate service corps for women, although it may still be worn by those who served. The Women's Army Corps (WAC) was the women's branch of the US Army. It was created as an auxiliary unit, the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps the 14 May 1942, and converted to full status as the WAC in 1943. About 150,000 American women served in the WAAC and WAC during World War II. We the people, thank you for your service. R.I.P. Ms.
- Judy Richards
 Added: Nov. 12, 2013
 
Served during the Korean War
- svanwyk
 Added: Nov. 15, 2011
 
 
 
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