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USN 1154222 CDR Elizabeth M. Barrett

November 10, 1972, Saigon, Republic of Vietnam - CDR. Elizabeth M. Barrett, USN, is the first senior woman officer to serve in Vietnam, and the first woman officer to assume a command billet in the US navy in a combat zone. CDR Barrett is the commanding officer, enlisted personnel of the US Naval Advisory Group, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam.
Title: CDR Elizabeth M. Barrett
Description: November 10, 1972, Saigon, Republic of Vietnam - CDR. Elizabeth M. Barrett, USN, is the first senior woman officer to serve in Vietnam, and the first woman officer to assume a command billet in the US navy in a combat zone. CDR Barrett is the commanding officer, enlisted personnel of the US Naval Advisory Group, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam.
Accession #: USN
Catalog #: USN 1154222
Copyright Owner: National Archives & Records Administration
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