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, now in the collections of the National Archives.