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Theodora | neej~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Entered Nov 1970 Bainbridge MD Company 14. CC DK Bates. Personnel Office with Chief Cronin.
31 January 2009 - Bemidji, MN

gayle hagenbush kintigh | nanamine~AT~comcast~DOT~net
was at boot camp in June of 1968 graduated from PN Phenstermachers company. looking for members of that company.
28 January 2009 - goshen, indiana

Diane Hallett
Served USN 4/75 - 1/96
26 January 2009

Mary Louise (Plumley) Osberg | brcntry~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Boot Camp Bainbridge from Sept thru Dec. 1962----was stationed Nattc Nas Mfs, Tn. after graduation. Any one out there from those times? Married a Marine at Millington --full Military wedding--many names remembered--check WAVES Forum.
25 January 2009 - Milan, Illinois

Carol Jones Olavessen | colavessen~AT~aol~DOT~com
I was at WAVE OCS Newport RI in the fall of 1969- I am interested in learning about anyone who was in that class especially April Mohr, Pat Newill, and Sandy Kennedy. I would love to hear from anyone from that time. Carol Jones Olavessen
25 January 2009 - Millington, TN

Lorrie Dankemeyer (Burns) | lad2333~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Looking for some women I was stationed with at the lagging shop at San Diego 32nd st Naval Station
25 January 2009 - Nekoosa, Wi

Linda (Price) Turnis | lindaturnis~AT~gmail~DOT~com
I just heard about this organization, didn't know it existed. I served active for 3 years 1966-1969. Went to bootcamp in Banibridge, MD Company 12, graduated July 1966, then stayed in Bainbridge for 1 year then transferred to NAS NORIS North Island, Coronado, CA for 2 years. In 1987 joined U.S. NAVY RESERVES in Dubuque, IA For 8 years, wish now I would have stayed in long enough to retire.
23 January 2009 - Magnolia, TX

20 January 2009 - TAYLOR , MICHIGAN

Martha Rodoni-Dent | mlrm70~AT~hotmail~DOT~com
Went to Bootcamp in Orlando FL, Feb 1975, company 3202. Was stationed at NAS Norfolk VA. Would love to hear from anyone that remembers me.
9 January 2009 - Santa Cruz CA

Hannah | hgyoung~AT~syr~DOT~edu
My name is Hannah and I am currently a graduate student at Syracuse University studying documentary film. For my thesis project, I am going to do a film on women who served in the WAVES. My grandmother was a WAVE and I will be putting her in the film but I would like to find three more women willing to be in a short documentary capturing the stories and experiences of the WAVES. I am waiting to be accepted into the forum where I will post this message again but if you are interested at all, please email me at Thank you.
7 January 2009 - Syracuse, NY

Alma Mcknight | almamcknight~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Good day ladies!
I am wondering if i would be able to speak to any one of you, or both of you. I am doing a project at school and it has to do with women being deployed while serving. I am a veteran myself who got deployed a couple of times and I would like to speak to a WAVES veteran. Thakn you for your time!
5 January 2009 - Marysville, WA

Sandy Lail | sandyd~AT~carolina~DOT~rr~DOT~com
I am trying to find out if my deceased mother joined the WAVES back in the 40's. Are there records?
4 January 2009 - Charlotte, NC

Lynn Zerr | lartravels~AT~verizon~DOT~net
Boot camp RTC Orlando, May - July 1974 Company 3104, CC Barrose
CTT "A" school, Corry Field, Pensacola, Fl.
Would love to hear from old shipmates! Proud to have served.
4 January 2009 - Wernersville, PA

frances (frankie) Galante Cela | stovechamp~AT~aol~DOT~com
stationed at chars. naval hosp. Installed IBM for hosp. Chief Hill was my boss.
Lived at old Office Barracks. I would like anyone who knew me get in touch. especially Pat Urban.
4 January 2009 - dayton, Ohio

Yolanda L. Goodson | goodsonyl~AT~hotmail~DOT~com
Hello. I am trying to find more information about LTjg Harriet Ida Pickens and Ensign Frances Wills. Would you please help me locate a book or where to find more biographical information about the two? Thank you.
21 December 2008 - Atlanta, GA

Jean L Roberts-Houle, LCDR NC, retired | jhoule48~AT~hotmail~DOT~com
I was in Co 7 Sep-Nov 71 in Bainbridge, then to RM "A&C" school, Brunswick,Me and Groton CT. got out, went to nursing school, stayed in reserves, then commissioned in Feb 1983, served 16 yrs as a Navy nurse, retired LCDR in 1999. Would love to hear from anyone. Still have our company picture so we could id each other.
17 December 2008 - Carbondale IL

Jeanne Lane | montanamoons~AT~msn~DOT~com
My name is Jeanne Lane Moon now. I was in USN 1971-1974. Joined with my good friend Jane Medlin on the "buddy plan". We were in Company 30 at Bainbridge spring of 71. That was the last we served together! We ended up on opposite coasts. After A school (PN) in San Diego, I spent my active duty in Washington DC - Pentagon and BUPERS. A large group of us lived off base together. Lots of 'life lessons' aquired there! It would be fun to hear from all you "back in the day" folks.
17 December 2008 - Missoula, MT

Steve Watson ENCM USN Ret | swatson9~AT~commspeed~DOT~net
My sister (Anne Watson) retired from the Navy. She was a WAVE.
16 December 2008 - Cottonwood, AZ

Vivian E Frazier (KENT) | azynkvf~AT~aol~DOT~com
I am trying to find WAVES of WW2 that were among the FIRST to arrive at Hunter for their training. There are some really interesting stories there that need to be told.
15 December 2008 - Chandler, Az

Sandra (Bough) Foster | szfoster~AT~zoomtown~DOT~com
Attended bootcamp at RTC, Orlando from August 1993-October 1993. Member of Co. I122. Looking for any shipmates who were with me. Served two years with Beachmaster Unit One, Coronado, CA. Also looking for shipmates from BMU1.
13 December 2008 - Springfield, Ohio

Margaret Nehring | maggie_nehring~AT~chs~DOT~net
I was a Hospital Corpswave at Camp Pendleton, CA in 1966 and 1967.
My maiden name was "Miesse".
Most people knew me by my nickname "Maggie".
I would love to hear from those that were stationed there during that time.
9 December 2008 - Nashville,TN

just looking for women organizations that changed American look on women during WWII. thought this would be perfect for my paper. Thanks
5 December 2008 - baltimore MD

Jane Ciel | janeciel~AT~verizon~DOT~net
I trained in Orlando in 1973, Company 3045. I served as a Journalist in South Texas, and my daughter was born at Corpus Christi Naval Hospital in 1975. I went to college on GI Bill and worked as a journalist for many years. I would love to hear from old Navy friends.
1 December 2008 - Long Beach, CA & Las Vegas, NV

Bill Bowman | billbowman~AT~earthlink~DOT~net
Still looking for Lenore Wimberly, Personnelman A School. Orlando, Florida. 69-70. Would love to connect again.
30 November 2008 - Cumberland, Maryland

Jordan B. | gabrielle0215~AT~bellsouth~DOT~net
Thank you for all the information provided on this website. I am actually using WAVES as an powerpoint presentation. This will help a lot. THANKS
23 November 2008 - Lithonia, GA

Shelly DeGroodt Langston | shellypopstar~AT~hotmail~DOT~com
Boot camp Oct-Dec 75. Would love to hear from anyone who was in Orlando at that time.
21 November 2008 - Columbia, SouthCarolina

Jan (Rittner) Weatherly | flashswoman~AT~gmail~DOT~com
RTC Orlando June 73 to July 1973 Co 3086 CC was AK2 Christian
NTC Corry Station CTR A School Sept 73-Dec 73
NSGA Misawa January 1974 to October 1975
NSGA Homestead November 1975 to May 1977
Discharged as CTR2 31May1977
Proud to have served and prouder still that my son is now serving as well, ATA3. Would love to talk with anyone I served with.
19 November 2008 - Toledo OH

Debra | debra~DOT~stacy~AT~navy~DOT~mil
VietNam era vet, hospital corpsman, operating room technician, trained with the FMF. Stationed in SanDiego, Long Beach, Meridian, MS and Sigonella Sicily. Back when I enlisted the women in the Navy really were called "waves".
19 November 2008 - Virginia Beach, VA

Julie Ann Connell | waganma56~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
My training group in Orlando FL from 08Aug74 was the last group issued the WAVE uniform. I was in Company 3137. I never knew we had an association. I love it. my last name was Hebert when I was in boot camp
19 November 2008 - Marysville, WA

Geraldine Clemons | glcemons~AT~nvcc~DOT~edu
Frances, miss you. May you rest in peace.
18 November 2008 - Alexandria, Va 22312

Tanisha Everett | duchessmccray~AT~gmail~DOT~com
I forgot to add that I was in company I-156 in Orlando, FL from Aug 1994- Oct 1994. In Naval Corpsman A School Great Lakes, Il Oct 1994- Mar 1995 and Surgical Tech School, Bethesda, MD Mar 1995- Sept 1995.
17 November 2008 - Houston, TX

Brandy Ryan (Schrader) | brandy~DOT~ryan~AT~gmail~DOT~com
Boot camp in Orlando July 1994
A school in Millington, TN
Now a disabled vet, but life is still good. Love what the military taught me in the short time I served. Love what the military does for the people of this country.
My grattitude to all who serve or have served.
17 November 2008 - Tavares, FL

Tabathia Smith | tasmith6~AT~comcast~DOT~net
Thanks to Perky (Nancy Dunn) for notifying you of my mom's (Frances Haynes) death. Thanks for your prayers and support.
16 November 2008 - Glen Allen, VA

Nancy Perkins Dunn aka PERKY | nanperk56~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Another Wave has left us Frances Snyder Co 5 graduated boot camp April 1957 is being buried at military base. Served her country well and leaves a son that has achived the high ranks of our Navy. She is at F.B. Dabney Funeral home in Ashland VA. 11.12.2008
15 November 2008 - Kingwood TX 77339

Rebecca Schwarz | rebecca~DOT~schwarz~AT~arkansas~DOT~gov
Veteran's Day got me thinking of the times I had while in the service. God Bless.
12 November 2008 - Hot Springs, AR

rita davis jaramillo | ritaichib~AT~bellsouth~DOT~com
looking for waves who were with me in bootcamp
Orlando, fl july 1974, company 3132
11 November 2008 - Pompano beach, fl 33064

Diane S. Diamantopoulos | sanie~AT~verizon~DOT~net
Veteran's Day is the day we celebrate all members of the U.S. military: ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINES, COAST GAURD and the RESERVES. Let us never forget those of us who served, those who are serving now and those who are about to serve -- WE SALUTE YOU ALL!
10 November 2008 - Holiday, Florida

Kelley McCreery | yahloo53~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Bainbridge MD in 1965 San Diego NTC after that then Corpus Christi Naval Air Station Texas till discharged
9 November 2008 - Old Town Florida

Stacie (Lawrence) Covington | thecovs~AT~cox~DOT~net
Boot Camp, Dec 1971, DINFOS at Ft Ben Harrison, Ind., Broadcast Journalist, 1st Enlisted Woman assigned to GTMO, later assigned Naval Postgraduate School Public Affairs in Monterey, CA; then POIC AFRTS NAVCOMMSTA NorthWest Cape, Exmouth, Australia, Honorable Discharge in 1979 as JO1. Love to hear from anyone. Have great stories to share. Will be joining WAVES National.
3 November 2008 - Phoenix, AZ

DEANNA STULTS | deannachunn~AT~bellsouth~DOT~net
30 October 2008

Doreene (Hadley) Andersen | rockofgibralter60~AT~comcast~DOT~net
Bootcamp in Bainbridge, MD from July to Sept of 1965. Stationed at NAS Corpus Christi, TX from Sept 1965 to July 1968.Would enjoy hearing from anyone who might have crossed paths with me during those times.
29 October 2008 - Spokane Valley, WA

Richard Don Simms
My Dad,Omer Dee Simms, was at the U.S.Naval Training School,San Diego,Co 44-27 /1944
26 October 2008 - Ft.

Melonaie | seniorgullick07~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Wonderful site! I have enjoyed reading the history. I am 27-yr USN vet. Just retired in Sep after spending a year in Afghanistan.being a soldier! Looking for any shipmates from Company K119, RTC Orlando, graduated in Sep 1981.
24 October 2008 - Conway, AR

Terre Hansen Lord | terresflyinhi~AT~aol~DOT~com
Hoping to find my sisters from K052 March 1984
22 October 2008 - Forest Lake, Minnesota

Nancy Perkins Dunn aka PERKY | nanperk56~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Bainbridge 1957 Co. 22 started Great Lakes Corp school in Jan 1958. Great days and memories would love to hear from you and yours. Let's talk. Wonderful web site. Thanks
8 October 2008 - Kingwood TX 77339

Tanisha Everett | duchessmccray~AT~gmail~DOT~com
Bootcamp, Orlando 1994, Hospital Corps School, Great Lakes, IL 1995, Surgical Tech C School, Bethesda, MD 1995, first duty station, Sigonella Naval Hospital, Sicily. Would love to re-connect with old shipmates and meet some real WAVES, as I have admired them for many years.
6 October 2008 - Houston, TX

Joyce Davenport | jdavenport1~AT~columbus~DOT~rr~DOT~com
Boot at Orlando, 1973 (Co. 3412), DINFOS, Ft. Benjamin Harrison, IN; NAVCAMS WESTPAC 1974-1979; ACDUTRA, USNR, Gitmo, USS Sierra, New Orleans, Norfolk. Love to talk to any former shipmates!
6 October 2008 - Columbus, Ohio

Eva (rozario) Nolan | emrn7~AT~sbcglobal~DOT~net
Hi, I graduated from Bainbridge bootcamp Dec 1954,atended Navy supply school Newport and was stationed at the Naval Correspondence course center in Brooklyn, NY. We Waves lived on the grounds of St Albans Navy hospital and commuted every day into Brooklyn or New York City.
5 October 2008 - Chicago, Il

Susan (Pollak) Teal | ssteal~AT~knology~DOT~net
Attended Boot Camp from Feb - Apr. 1975. Chief Creemer (Creamer) was the RCC. Left there and went to Meridian, MS for PN "A" School (Where I met my husband of 30 years). I then got stationed at NTC Kenitra, Morocco and finished my duty at NAS Pensacola as a PN2. Got discharged in Feb. 79. Went to Gaeta, Italy as a dependent while my husband was stationed on first the USS Albany, then the USS Puget Sound. They were the flagships for the 6th Fleet. I lived in a small village called Gianola. Anyone recall me? I'd love to hear from you.
23 September 2008 - Madison, AL

Deborah Galbreath Tabor | dtabor91760~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
I went through Bainbridge Bootcamp in 1960, Company 7. Looking for a dear friend, Mary Jane Woodward. We were at school together in Millington Tenn.
20 September 2008 - Boone NC 8607

Linda Chiles Chilton | lcchilton~AT~att~DOT~net
My Mother,Anne Elizabeth Robinson known to friends as Bobbie went through Boot camp in Okla.1941-42. From there she went to Hawaii. She was there through the war and then went to D.C. Can't find any records of her service. Thanks for any help!
14 September 2008 - Hopkinsville, Ky.

Kellie Miner | dolphins69040~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Am looking for a copy of The Rudder for oct-nov 1977 Training Unit 3003 Orlando Florida
13 September 2008 - Palisade, Ne

Hazel Delehanty Anderson Gander | hcgander~AT~earthlink~DOT~net
I was a Wave during WW ll and during the Korean conflict. I served in Washington, first at BuPers and later at the Pentagon. Was quartered first at Arlington Farms and later at Quarters K in Arlington. Not many of us left but would love to hear from anyone who has similar memories.
10 September 2008 - Loudonville, New York

Judy (DeMartini) Smith
Anyone who went to bootcamp 9/65-12/65 at Bainbridge, MD,cc SK Brown, RCPO, Nancy Patrick, contact me at: 112 Indiana Trail, Radcliff, KY 40160-1243
6 September 2008 - Radcliff, KY

Karen Davies Hixson | jelato~AT~gmail~DOT~com
Hi, great site! I was jealous seeing all the women who served 20 years. I wish I had done the same.
NTC Orlando, Jan 75, NTC San Diego, March 75, NCS PR July 75, NCS Morocco July 76, AFSOUTH Nato Naples - Proto, July 78 - Jan 80.
4 September 2008 - Indiana, PA

Carolyn Kirschner Clark | trcckc~AT~aol~DOT~com
Boot in 1960, CO 38 in Bainbridge; Hosp. Corps School in Great Lakes; Naval Hosp Portsmouth VA; CP School and staff Bethesda. Does anyone remember?
4 September 2008 - Windham, Maine

Catherine E. Goodhart (Schombert) | hairsmybag~AT~comcast~DOT~net
I went to boot camp in 1970 at Bainbridge, then stationed at EPDOCONUS for another year.
3 September 2008 - Vero Beach, Fl. 32962

Jeanette Toner | navywaves69~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Boot Camp, Bainbridge NTC 2/69. Believe my company number was 24 or 28; DP "A" School, San Diego 5/69-9/69; BUPERS, Wash. DC 9/69-12/70; NAS Jax 1/71. Kathy Staggs Stoner, if you see this, I believe we were in the same boot camp company. Would love to hear from anyone at any of these places during those times. Have good memories. Jeanette Toner
3 September 2008 - Voorhees, NJ

Patricia Patton
Graduated Bootcamp May 1977, Orlando Training Unit 3031. Looking for anyone who remembered the name of our Company Commander that killed herself before graduation. I just went through my "Rudder" and it brought back many happy memories.
2 September 2008 - Fort Worth, Texas

Jan (Norris) Ochs | nenajo~AT~bright~DOT~net
Would like to invite any women veterans in OHIO to join our Waves National Unit #21 Northcoast Waves. Contact me via e-mail or look me up at the convention in San Diego. Fair Winds All!
29 August 2008 - Killbuck Ohio

Christine (May/Samples)Cooksey | cooksey50~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
In bootcamp June 1980, Orlando,FL. Went to SK "A" School January 1981, Iceland 1981-1982, Rota, Spain 1982-84, Sugar Grove, WVa 1984-1986, Yokosuka, Japan 1986-1988, San Diego 1988-1996, and last Quantico Marine Corps Base, VA 96-1998 (Retired)
26 August 2008 - Albany, OH

Debrina Woodson | arjumaid~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Looking for shipmates from company K009, bootcamp rtc orlando,florida Oct. 87 thru Dec. 87 Looking for company photo, yearbook, graduation video. company commanders Napolitano & Thompson. our moto-DREAMS BECOME REALITY YOU CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN
22 August 2008 - Newark, New Jersey

Cristina Leck | kcleck~AT~hotmail~DOT~com
My grandmother was Irma Howes. She was a WAVE from Manhattan, served in Virginia Beach, and met and married my grandfather there, who was also in the Navy. They moved back to Rhode Island when the war was over. I am very proud of my family's history in the naval services. I was born a Navy brat in San Diego!
20 August 2008 - Barrington, RI

Kay Collins | stewartk37~AT~aol~DOT~com
Barb.S and Janis.M.Two good sites to look into.USNTC Bainbridge Association, and Women In Military Service For America Memorial.
19 August 2008 - PA

Barbara Shaffer | bshaffer21149~AT~msn~DOT~com
never knew of this site.
served 1970-1974 Corpsman
trained Great Lakes the Quantico VA
18 August 2008 - Park Rapids Minnesota

Janis May, HMC Retired | hmcjmay~AT~valornet~DOT~com
Love the web site. Will visit again when I have more time.
17 August 2008 - Texarkana, AR

Josephine F. Quintana | josephinequintana~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
Writing a novel about a navy woman. Need some help. Was in women's bootcamp Jul-Sep 1973, Orlando, Fl, company 3410. Retired now since 1995. Anyone out there who would like to offer assistance with my book? Due to be finished this year but need more information about bootcamp. My memory is losing it all.
14 August 2008 - Las Vegas, Nevada

Lori Austin | laustin100~AT~hotmail~DOT~com
My mother served in the WAVES - unfortunately I'm not sure where (it may have been in New York). I grew up in Cleveland, OH. Her name was Jean Bliss Robinson. If anyone remembers her, please email me back.
Thank you!
13 August 2008 - Columbus, OH

Sandy Schurman | sschurman~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
I served under the name Sandy McCarty From Montana and I am looking for anyone that I might have served with.
Orlando bootcamp Jan 75
April 75-Jan 76 Stationed @ Beeville, TX where I met and married my husband Bob Schurman. Looking for Rose Marie or RoseMary Gonzalas who was my Maide of Honor at my wedding in the Beeville Naval Chapel
Jan 1976 stationed at Mirmar, CA
12 August 2008 - Marysville, WA

Timothy Kelly | timnora~AT~aol~DOT~com
Helen Kinney passe away 8/8/2008 Navy Wave during wwll at Newport Naval Hospital.Will be missed dearly.
12 August 2008 - Hewitt N J

Susan Roach | time2quilt_sue~AT~yahoo~DOT~com
I was proud to service in the Navy from 1974 thru 1994 - US Navy corpsman.
8 August 2008 - Grangeville ID

Deborah Post (Bisner) | gildebbiz~AT~aol~DOT~com
Company 3077 Orlando, FL graduated Sept 1976. It was an honor to know and serve with the women of company 3077. I would like to find Karen L. Henton
4 August 2008 - West Charlton, NY

sandra Delmage,scearse | sscearse~AT~prodigy~DOT~net
1965 co 41 bainbridge md,66 lakehurst nj
31 July 2008 - indianapolis in

Steve Watson, ENCM USN Ret | swatson9~AT~commspeed~DOT~net
My friend was a WAVE. Got out as a YN2.

Ann Cooper
29 July 2008 - Cottonwood, AZ

Dixie Seufert Denton | dixie~DOT~denton5~AT~insightbb~DOT~com
hospital corps company 60,graduates at
great lakes in Jan 1967
29 July 2008

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