WASP Class 43-W-1

Graduation Details

Dates: November 15, 1942-April 24, 1943

Number of Trainees: 29 trainees, 23 graduates

Place: Ellington Field, Houston, Texas

Graduation Speaker: Major General Gerald C. Brant, Commanding General AAF Gult Coast Training Center

Distinguished Guests: 

  • Jacqueline Cochran, Director of Women's Flying Training Command
  • Admiral L.O. Colbert, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (daughter was member of graduating class)
  • Colonel Walter H. Reed, Commanding Office, Ellington Field

Band: Ellington Field AAF Band


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