Ruth C Streeter

Ruth C Streeter

World War II · US Marine Corps · Colonel

The first female major in the Marine Corps. Streeter was commissioned a major in the Marine Corps in January 1943 and was appointed as the first director of the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve, which was activated in February 1943.

World War II (1939 - 1945)
Rank

Colonel

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Conflict Period

World War II

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Commands

US Marine Corps Women's Reserve

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Medals

Legion of Merit; American Campaign Medal; World War II Victory Medal

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Service End Date

1945

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Branch

Marine Corps

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Service Start Date

1943

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Served For

United States of America

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Gold Star

No

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