Category: Military

Jennings, Janet

Janet Jennings

Janet Jennings, a news reporter, became known as “the Angel of the Seneca” for her heroic nursing work during the Spanish-American War.

Baldwin, Ineva Reilly

Ineva Reilly Baldwin

Before Ineva Reilly Baldwin championed the “Wisconsin Idea,” she was a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant commander during World War II—the highest rank ever attained by a woman at that time.

Clark, Laurel

Laurel Clark

Laurel Clark was an accomplished doctor, U.S. Navy captain, and NASA astronaut who died aboard the space shuttle Columbia in 2003.

Chapelle, Dickey

Dickey Chapelle

Dickey Chapelle was the first female American war correspondent to parachute with American troops and the first killed covering combat.