The camels proved themselves to be both fast and strong, easily outperforming the horses and mules that the Army had used up until that point.

Although her rating was only temporary, it marked in important step towards the Army-Navy Nurse Act of 1947 that made such appointments permanent.

Some modern-day Massachusetts National Guard regiments are able to trace their history back to the Massachusetts Bay Colony of 1636.

President Harry S. Truman issued Executive Order 9981 that abolished racial segregation in the U.S. military.