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August 8, 2012
Wednesday Hero - Col. Mary Louise Milligan Rasmuson
Col. Mary Louise Milligan Rasmuson
April 11, 1911 - July 30, 2012
Col. Mary Louise Milligan Rasmuson, a member of the first Women's Army Corps, or WAC, passed away on July 30 at the age of 101.
During her service with the WAC, Rasmuson worked with Congress to improve laws regarding female service credit and benefits. After leaving the Army and until her death, Rasmuson remained an ally for female service members and veterans.
You can read more about Col. Rasmuson here and here.
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