Vaught, Wilma L. (1930–)
Vaught, Wilma L. (1930–)
American general. Born 1930 in Scottland, Illinois; graduate of University of Illinois, 1957.
Air Force brigadier general, was the Air Force's 1st female general and one of the most decorated women to serve in the military; served as chair of NATO women in the Allied Forces Committee (1983–85); was the senior woman military representative to the Defense; retired (1985); was instrumental in building a memorial to the nearly 2 million women who have served in the US military: the Women in Military Service Memorial at the entrance to Arlington National Cemetery (1997). Inducted into the Women's Hall of Fame at Seneca Falls, NY (2000).
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