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Women first served in the U.S. Navy after Congress established the Navy Nurse Corps on May 13, 1908. In 1978, the Department of the Navy began assigning women to shipboard duty. Today, 18 percent of Navy Sailors are women.

Women first served in the U.S. Navy after Congress established the Navy Nurse Corps on May 13, 1908. In 1978, the Department of the Navy began assigning women to shipboard duty. Today, 18 percent of Navy Sailors are women.

The US Navy celebrates Womens History Month (infographic). #womenshistory #IWD

The US Navy celebrates Womens History Month (infographic). #womenshistory #IWD

US Navy This is my own picture with a favorite quote by Marilyn Monroe.

US Navy This is my own picture with a favorite quote by Marilyn Monroe.

Women in the U.S. Military Help Us Salute Our Veterans by supporting their businesses at www.VeteransDirectory.com and Hire Veterans VIA www.HireAVeteran.com

Women in the U.S. Military Help Us Salute Our Veterans by supporting their businesses at www.VeteransDirectory.com and Hire Veterans VIA www.HireAVeteran.com

I was on active duty in 1974 when this was our uniform!!! The hat pin and collar devise were the Anchor and Screw. Wonderful memories!!!!!!!!

I was on active duty in 1974 when this was our uniform!!! The hat pin and collar devise were the Anchor and Screw. Wonderful memories!!!!!!!!

We all deserve a decent chauffeur to get us to where it's happening! Speed up and simplify the pistol loading process  with the RAE Industries Magazine Loader. http://www.amazon.com/shops/raeind

We all deserve a decent chauffeur to get us to where it's happening! Speed up and simplify the pistol loading process with the RAE Industries Magazine Loader. http://www.amazon.com/shops/raeind

This is political because the government is basically begging women for help. WWII. WAVES recruiting poster

1940s Ladies Workwear Clothes- Rosie's to Nurses

This is political because the government is basically begging women for help. WWII. WAVES recruiting poster

U.S Navy WWII propaganda poster by George Petty encouraging women to join the WAVES or the SPARS

U.S Navy WWII propaganda poster by George Petty encouraging women to join the WAVES or the SPARS

Women Enlist in the WAVES - WW2 U.S. Navy Recruiting Poster

Women Enlist in the WAVES - WW2 U.S. Navy Recruiting Poster