Courtesy Photo by Jessica Dupree / Fort Benning Public Affairs Office
American servicewomen essential in connecting troops to allied forces during World War I could be honored with Congress' highest civilian award.
The women - nicknamed the Hello Girls - worked on switchboards at military outposts, quickly connecting and communicating with their French counterparts. They've fought for decades to have their service recognized with veteran status and benefits.
Read the story here: http://www.moaa.org/Content/Publications-and-Media/News-Articles/2018-News-Articles/World-War-I-Signal-Corps-Women-Could-Be-Recognized-With-Highest-Civilian-Award.aspx