The 6888th Postal Battalion: A Prelude to E.O. 9981 (Armed Forces Integration)

Major Charity Adams 6888th Commander and Captain Mary Kearney inspecting troops, Birmingham England February 1945. Photo Courtesy, National Archives
Lieutenant General Donna Martin, The Army Inspector General (Army’s highest ranking Black female) and Brigadier General Janeen Birckhead, Assistant Adjutant General — Army National Guard at the Women’s Memorial’s Congressional Gold Medal Celebration June 15, 2022. Photo courtesy: Gene Russell, Department of Veterans Affairs

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Col. (Ret.) Edna W. Cummings, U.S. Army

Col. (Ret.) Edna W. Cummings, U.S. Army

Army Veteran-Six Triple Eight Advocate and Documentary Producer: sharing stories about the only black WACS to serve in Europe during WWII