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Florene Miller Watson

Florene Miller Watson, took her last flight Tuesday, February 4, 2014. Florene was one of the original 25 Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAF) during WWII. She was the National WASP Chaplain for many years.

Florene's Celebration of Life Celebration:
Monday, February 10, 2014, 10:30 am, Celebration of Life services at Faith Covenant Church in Borger, TX
Sunday, February 9, 2014, from 5-7pm, The family will receive guests at the funeral home.


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Zoe Dell Lantis Nutter honored


Nora Tyson Zoe Dell Lantis Nutter, 70 years of commitment marketing aviation to the public....
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Did you know


Female veterans face a higher unemployment rate than their male counterparts. The Veterans Administration says a greater percentage of females are unemployed in part because they don't realize they qualify for benefits like job training. "The perception among many of the women is that if they didn't serve in combat they are not veterans," explains Irene Trowell-Harris, director of the Veterans Administration's Center for Women Veterans. For more information click here.


Dr. Irene Trowell-Harris, Director, VA Center for Women Veterans, was born in Aiken, South Carolina. She has always understood the importance of working smart maintaining perseverance ...
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VA launches new hotline for women veterans –As part of an ongoing campaign to appeal to female veterans...
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In the News


Nora Tyson, Receives promotion aboard USS GHWB...Read More

Nora Tyson, First Woman to Command a Carrier Strike Group...Read More

Women WWII Pilots finally get their due. Female pilots who flew... View Video

Area Women get Congressional Metal of Honor. An interview with Bearnice Haydu and Dawn Seamore about the WASPS...View Video

Congress Honors Female War Pilots.Congress has bestowed the highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Metal, to female World War II pilot...Read More

Known as Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASP, they were the first women to fly U.S. military planes...Read More

National WASPs Museum. Learn More

WASPs On The Web. Learn MoreTWU WASPs Collection. Learn More

Wings Across America. Learn MoreNPR Radio: The WASPs. Learn More

Featured Women


Trish Beckman, 2010 Women In Aviation Hall of Fame Inductee
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Harriet Quimby, First American Woman to Earn a Pilot's License
Biography

Willa Brown, First Minority Women Pilot
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