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Msgt. Frieda M. Lambrecht was a Veteran of both World War II and Korean War. She served during an era when opportunities for women in the military were expanding. As a soldier in the Army Medical Department, she affected the lives of many wounded soldiers during both wars. In honor of Women’s History Month, the National Cemetery Administration is honored to share Lambrecht’s Veterans Legacy.
Lambrecht was born in Germany on August 31, 1913. She lived there until her family immigrated to the United States in 1926. Three years later, she became a naturalized citizen in Illinois, where she worked as a nurse at the St. John’s Sanitarium for ten years.
During World War II, Lambrecht decided to use her medical experience in the military. In February 1945, she enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps as a surgical assistant. Established in 1942, the Women’s Army Corps created hundreds of non-combat positions for women, giving them the first opportunities to serve in the Army in occupations other than a nurse. It allowed women to expand into the fields of driving, cooking, medical, and clerical work.
Lambrecht continued to serve in the Women’s Army Corps after World War II ended. She worked in a number of different Army hospitals around the country. While serving in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, she met Conrad J. Lambrecht, an Army warrant officer and bandleader. They married in July 1951...
To read the rest of the story click on the link: Veterans Legacy Program: Frieda Lambrecht,
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
Scholarship applications are due by 31 March 2022.
Children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of
Post 234 members, and former members, are eligible to apply.
For additional details and application form, see our website:
HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS
Scholarships are available for students completing their junior
year of high school in 2022, to attend Evergreen Boys State (EBS) and Evergreen Girls State (EGS).
Evergreen Boys StateJune 19-25, 2022Warm Beach Conference CenterStanwood, WAEmail: Office@EvergreenBoysState.orgEvergreen Boys State - Evergreen Boys State
EGS will “tentatively” be held 11-17 June 2022
at Central Washington University in Ellensburg.
Details and application forms will be posted soon at:
Please feel free to contact me if you have any
questions or suggestions….
Chairman, Scholarship Committee
Recruiting Coordination - EBS / EGS
AMERICAN LEGION POST 234
Mountlake Terrace, WA
(206) 542-8952 - home
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