Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 95017 Mildred H. McAfee (right center)

Photo #: NH 95017  Mildred H. McAfee (right center)
Description: Takes the oath of office to become a Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Reserve and Director of the Navy's Women's Reserve, at the Navy Department, 3 August 1942. Administering the oath is Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox. Looking on are Admiral Ernest J. King, USN, Chief of Naval Operations and Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet (left), and Rear Admiral Randall Jacobs, Chief of Naval Personnel (right). Courtesy of the Wellesley College Archives, 1983. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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