Loretta Walsh: First Woman to Enlist in the U.S. Navy

Today, there are more than 62,000 women serving in the U.S. Navy. On March 17, 1917, Loretta Perfectus Walsh was the women that started it all — she was the first woman to enlist in the U.S. Navy, the first woman to reach the rank of Chief Petty Officer, and the first woman to serve in a … Continue reading Loretta Walsh: First Woman to Enlist in the U.S. Navy