19 minutes | Nov 24th 2020

Women in the Military

Women's presence in the United States Military has been the catalyst for other events in US History. During this episode we speak to Carol Byerly and Lacey Opdycke to learn more about women's presence in the military. For more on Native American women in the military, see our episode "Native American Service Men and Women". Women Veterans from Meeteetse: Lola Ellen Leckie, Levauna Baldwin, Margaret Weideman, Sherri Woodward, Emma Stephens, Norma Oberosler, Elizabeth Hendry, Janna Harris, Kelly Hammond, Kayliene Greterman, Kate Deimer, Deanna Brown, Vickie Anderson, Veronica Alamazon, and Becky Allen. Special thanks to Kathleen Holtzer for her research on Meeteetse veterans and to Jenna Williams for the cover art.  Carol Byerly, Professor of History at the University of Colorado, Boulder https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Carol_Byerly https://www.amazon.com/Carol-R.-Byerly/e/B001KHTMS8%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share Lacey Opdycke Public History Intern at the National Women’s History Museum https://www.womenshistory.org/exhibits/womens-army-corps-female-soldiers-wwii?fbclid=IwAR2ywXCB6KqjNdpjSbjfZ6b4hcHm05kBEU5F0zzdiUleDMUJEfmhbCRrwbE  Music and Sound “The Empress of China” by Dee Yan-Kay
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