Ralph Cary

Miss Cary is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Cary, 812 Oxford Avenue. She enlisted in the WAVES on February 11. She is stationed at the Bureau of Aeronautics. She has a brother, Corporal Ralph B. Cary, in the Army. 

CORPORAL RALPH CARY
Corporal Ralph Cary, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Cary, 812 Oxford Avenue, has arrived in England, according to word received here.

Corporal Cary entered the service on January 21, 1943 and received his training at Denver, CO; Santa Fe, NM; Camp Claiborne, LA; and Camp Grant, IL, before going overseas in July of this year.

Corporal Cary, who is in the Medical Department, met Private Henry Poppe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Poppe, [**data missing**]South Dewey Street, in England.


Pvt. John Cary Arrives in India
Mr. and Mrs. John Cary have received word that their son, Private John Cary, has arrived in India. 

Private Cary entered the service on July 27, 1944. He received his basic training at Sheppard Field, TX. In November, he was graduated from Chanute Field, IL.  From there, he went to Salt Lake City; Kearns, UT; and southern California. He left for overseas early in March.

He has a brother, Sergeant Ralph Cary, in England, and a sister, Mary Jane Cary, Yeoman Third Class, in Washington, DC.


Eau Claire Girls Serve in WAVES at Washington
Three Eau Claire girls are among the Women Reservists now on duty with the Navy in Washington, DC, releasing a man to fight at sea with the fleet. They are Mary Jane Cary, Mary A. Friedeck, and Berdella Sather. All have the rating of Yeoman Third Class. 

Miss Cary is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Cary, 812 Oxford Avenue. She enlisted in the WAVES on February 11. She is stationed at the Bureau of Aeronautics. She has a brother, Corporal Ralph B. Cary, in the Army. 

Miss Friedeck is the daughter of Mrs. Frank Friedeck, 1312 Lyndale Avenue. She entered the WAVES on January 15 and is stationed at Chief Naval Operations Bureau. 

Miss Sather, daughter of Mrs. Tena O. Sather, 701 1/2 Kendall Street, entered the service on August 25, 1943 and is now stationed at the Bureau of Naval Personnel. She has three brothers in the service, Sergeant Clarence Sather with the Army Air Forces in England, Private First Class Orville with the Army Air Forces in Italy, and Raymond, Seaman First Class, in the Navy on submarine duty.  

All of the girls had their recruit training at Hunter College, New York City and their specialist training at Cedar Falls, Iowa. They live in WAVE quarters in Washington. 

In their liberty hours, they are free to participate in the many activities planned by the recreation officer and other members of ship's company at the quarters or to visit the many places of interest around the capital. Social opportunities for servicewomen range from teas at the famous embassies to dances and entertainment at the various canteens and USO clubs. 

Women Reservists in the capital have proven their value, not only as replacements for men, but as trained naval personnel, doing jobs in their own right. They are fulfilling, responsible assignments in every type of Naval work under the jurisdiction of the Potomac River Naval Command.