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WAC Recruits Take Oath of Enlistment

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WAC Recruits Take Oath of Enlistment

(3 min) tv-14

An October 28, 1943, oath ceremony grants to women who had served in the military the official membership of the Armed Forces. Though women had established a long record of military service dating to the early 1900s, it wasn't until the Women's Army Corps bill was signed into law on July 1, 1943, that they received full status.