World War II era WAVES
Occupations - Link Trainer Instructors



This page features views of World War II WAVES working as Aerographer's Mates.

More images of World War II era WAVES in aviation-related jobs Occupations - Aviation related


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Photo #: 80-G-326212

Air Transport Squadron 12 (VR-12)


First group of WAVES to report for duty with VR-12, 24 July 1945. They are in the Link trainer building, a Quonset hut at Naval Air Station, Quonset Point, Rhode Island.
They are identified as Frances Jacobs, Janice Angle, Evelyn M. Gifford, Mary van Velzer (seated in Link trainer, center), Dorothy Drawbert, Jeanne Euettl, Janet B. Greenwood, Joan de Vore, Fay Mildred Marlette and Priscilla C. Morrison.
Identifiable rating badges are Specialist (Teacher), indicating that these WAVES operated the squadron's Link training unit.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives collection.

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Photo #: 80-G-K-5796 (Color)

Specialist (Teacher) 1st Class Marjorie Kane, USNR(W)

Runs "ground" support for Ensign Victor L. McCallen, who is receiving aviation training in a Link flight simulator at Naval Air Station, Santa Ana, California, circa mid-1945.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives collection.

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Photo #: 80-G-K-3205 (Color)

Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia

A WAVE Link Trainer Instructor gives pointers to an officer, who is checking out in a Link aircraft control simulator, during World War II.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives collection.

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Photo #: 80-G-200190

Specialist (T) Sheila Macksey, USNR(W).


Checking a radio range chart, while serving as a Link Trainer Instructor at Naval Air Station, St. Louis, Missouri, circa 1943.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives collection.

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Photo #: 80-G-200191

Specialist (T) Katherine Dillon, USNR(W).


Monitors a radio range chart, while serving as a Link Trainer Instructor at Naval Air Station, St. Louis, Missouri, 3 November 1943.
She follows the Link trainer's "flight path", and, if the pilot becomes "lost", points out his error.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives collection.

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