Lyon County

Orla L. Geick



Four Iowa Women In WAC Graduation

Four Iowa women are among the graduates of the 36th officer candidate class which will be commissioned at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Allen circle at the first WAC training center at Fort Des Moines.

Robert Burlingame, radio station WHO newsman, will address the class, the second to be graduated since the WAC became a part of the army.

The Iowans are Elizabeth Chavannes, Altoona; Orla L. Geickof Rock Rapids, Adela M. Peterson, Council Bluffs and Elsie M. Olson, Davenport.

Source: The DesMoines Register, July 13, 1943