Women's Army Corps (WAC)

The Women's Army Corps (WAC) was the women's branch of the United States Army, created during World War II. One hundred and fifty thousand women served in the WAC during the war. Their noncombat jobs ranged from switchboard operators to mechanics to bakers and beyond.

This page collects information about the parks, historic places, people, and stories connected to the history of the WAC.

Historic Places of the WAC

African American women wearing military uniform stand in formation while two other women inspect
Women of the Six Triple Eight

The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion was the only majority Black WAC unit to serve overseas during World War II.

More Stories of the WAC

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    Last updated: November 30, 2023