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Virginia. Army of the Potomac. Wagons and horses attached to repair Department in charge of Captain Pierce

Formerly a sociology major at the University of Southern California, Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis (right) now "keeps 'em flyin'" at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. She is a supervisor under civil service in the Assembly and Repair Department. It is her job to maintain morale among the women to help them solve housing and other personal problems. With her is Jo Ann Whittington, an NYA trainee at the plant

Answering the nation's need for womanpower, Mrs. Virginia Davis made arrangement for the care of her two children during the day and joined her husband at work in the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Both are employed under Civil Service in the Assembly and repair department. Mrs. Davis' training will enable her to take the place of her husband should he be called by the armed service

Mrs. Virginia Davis, a riveter in the assembly and repair department of the Naval Air Base, supervises Chas. Potter, a NYA trainee from Michigan; Corpus Christi, Texas

Oyida Peaks riveting as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic in the Assembly and Repair Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Mrs. Virginia Davis, a riveter in the assembly and repair department of the Naval air base, supervises Chas. Potter, a NYA trainee from Michigan, Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks of training he will go into civil service. Should he be inducted or enlist in the armed service, he will be valuable to mechanized units of the Army or Navy

This sailor mechanic is inspecting a PBY plane at the Naval Air Base in Corpus Christi, Texas. The ship had been reconditioned by the Civil Service employees at the Assembly and Repair Department in the base

"Women in white" doctor Navy planes (motors) at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Mildred Webb, an NYA trainee at the base, is learning to operate a cutting machine in the Assembly and Repair Department. After about eight weeks as an apprentice she will be eligible for a civil service job in the capacity for which she has been trained

Formerly a sociology major at the University of Southern California, Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis (right) now "keeps 'em flyin'" at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. She is a supervisor under civil service in the Assembly and Repair Department. It is her job to maintain morale among the women by helping them solve housing and other personal problems. With her is Jo Ann Whittington, an NYA trainee at the plant

Oyida Peaks riveting as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic at the Naval Air Base, in the Assembly and Repair Department, Corpus Christi, Texas

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. There's a war to be won, and Miss Mildred Hanna is helping to win it. After Pearl Harbor, Miss Hanna left school teaching and went to the ssembly and repair department of the naval air base at Corpus Christi, Texas. Here she is working on the firewall of a PBY plane. She is a civil service worker at the base

Naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas. "Women in white" doctor Navy airplane motors at the Corpus Christi, Texas, naval air base. Mildred Webb, a National Youth Administration (NYA) trainee at the base is learning to operate a cutting machine in the Assembly and Repair Department. After about eight weeks as an apprentice she will be eligible for a civil service job in the capacity for which she has been trained

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. A Navy wife works to keep HIM flying. She has been trained to recondition spark plugs in the assembly and repair department of the Corpus Christi, Texas, naval air base. Her job is under civil service

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Answering the nation's need for womanpower, Mrs. Virginia Davis made arrangements for the care of her two children during the day and joined her husband at work in the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. Both are employed under civil service in the assembly and repair department. Mrs. Davis' training will enable her to take the place of her husband should he be called by the armed service

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. The pilots fly it, but the ground crew keeps it flying. Every ship, after so many hours in the air must be completely reconditioned. Here, in a hanger of the naval air base at Corpus Christi, Texas, women Civil Service workers of the assembly and repair department are trained to check carefully every part of the plane. Service of a Navy PBY ship

Naval air base Corpus Christi, Texas. Two sisters who left the farm to keep our airmen flying. National Youth Administration trainees (NYA) at the Corpus Christi, Texas naval air base, Evelyn and Lillian Buxkeurple are shown working on a practice bomb shell. After about eight weeks of apprenticeship they will be eligible for civil service work in the assembly and repair department at the base

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. A Mexican neighbor, who crossed the border, now works under U.S. Civil Service in the assembly and repair department of the naval air base at Corpus Christi, Texas. Formerly he was a laborer in a warehouse

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Mounting a navy flying ship at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas, a former department store girl, is one of many women who are taking over jobs to release men for military service. She is a civil service crowler in the assembly and repair department at the base

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Perched high in the nose of a plane, this sailor mechanic is inspecting a Navy PBY at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. The ship has been reconditioned by civil service employee in the assembly and repair Department at the base. Every ship, after fulfilling its schedule of service, must be completely reconditioned. This work is done by the assembly and repair department

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Perched high in the nose of a plane, this sailor mechanic is inspecting a Navy PBY at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. The ship has been reconditioned by civil service employee in the assembly and repair Department at the base. Every ship, after fulfilling its schedule of service, must be completely reconditioned. This work is done by the assembly and repair department

Naval air base Corpus Christi, Texas. A rivet is her fighting weapon, Oyida Beaks, daughter of a Navy lieutenant, one of many women taking National Youth Administration (NYA) training to become mechanics at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks' apprenticeship she will be qualified as a civil service worker in the assembly and repair Department at the base

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. War-time luncheon "under the shade of ....a Navy plane. These women workers held man-size jobs in the Assembly and Repair Department at the Corpus Christi, Texas, naval air base. Slack suits and coveralls take the place of afternoon frocks for these workers

Naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas. Mrs. Virginia Davis, a riveter in the ssembly and repair department of the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas, supervises Charles Potter, a National Youth Administration (NYA) trainee from Michigan. After eight of training, he will go into the civil service. Should he be inducted or enlist in the armed services, he will be valuable to mechanized units of the Army or Navy

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Highly technical training is given to an National Youth Administration (NYA) trainee (left) which will make him valuable to the Army or Navy mechanized units should he be called to service. He is helper to a Civil Service sheet metal worker (right) in the assembly and repair department at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. Trainees are qualified for civil service jobs in the assembly and repair department at the base after about a month of apprenticeship

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Hooked to a derrick, a Navy N3N plane is made ready for hoisting out to shore onto a "dollie." The plane is then wheeled back to the assembly and repair department of the naval air base at Corpus Christi, Texas, for reconditioning by civil service mechanics

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Formerly a sociology major at the University of Southern California, Mrs. Elouise J. Ellis (right) now "keeps 'em flyin'" at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is a supervisor under civil service in the assembly and repair department. It is her job to maintain morale among the women by helping them to solve housing and other personal problems. With her is Jo Ann Whitington, a National Youth Administration (NYA) trainee at the plant

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Submarine Tender, USS EMORY S. LAND (AS 39), USN PETTY Officer Second Class (PO2) Gilbert Santiago, an Electrician with the Repair Department, taps new wire coils into place while rewinding an electric generator for a local mission in Luanda, Angola. The LAND is the first USN ship to visit Angola is 32 years and is currently conducting repair training, AIDS awareness training, and community relations projects with host nationals

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Submarine Tender, USS EMORY S. LAND (AS 39), Sailors assigned to the Repair Department stand at attention as Department Head, USN Commander (CDR) Kurtis Crake, conducts an Awards Ceremony held on the helicopter pad. The LAND is currently in port at Luanda, Angola, and is the first USN ship to visit Angola is 32 years. The mission is to conduct repair training, AIDS awareness training, and community relations projects with host nationals