Gender Integration Initiative
CPT Womack Phraselor
Phraselator – CPT Sherry Womack used new and untested equipment such as this Phraselator when she served with Army Special Forces in Afghanistan. This tool assisted Womack in translating phrases into the local language, Pashto. —U.S. Army Women’s Museum Collection
Military Police Brassard
Military Police Brassard – This brassard is part of a group of artifact donated by Soldiers of the 503rd Military Police Battalion. SGT Leigh Ann Hester served with this unit when she was awarded the Silver Star. —U.S. Army Women’s Museum Collection
CW3 Pressley Flight Jacket
Pressley Flight Jacket – CW3 Pressley’s flight jacket from later in her career. —U.S. Army Women’s Museum Collection
General Dunwoody Service Coat
General Dunwoody Service Coat – General Ann Dunwoody wore this service coat while assigned as the Commanding General the Army Material Command (AMC). —U.S. Army Women’s Museum Collection
SGT Gallagher Cap
Gallagher Cap - This cap was worn by SGT Sherri Jo Gallagher while serving as a 'sharpshooter' with the U.S Army Marksmanship Unit. —U.S. Army Women’s Museum Collection
CW4 Patrick Afghan Garb
CW4 Patrick - Chief Warrant Officer 4 Patrick wore this tunic and scarf when she was deployed in Afghanistan with a Cultural Support Team. CW4 Patrick wore these items of clothing over her Army uniform when she interacted with the Afghan people in their villages so they could recognize she was a female Soldier.
SFC Matthews Archival Collection
Matthews Archival Collection - These items were donated by SFC Mary Matthews. This archival collection documents Matthews’ experiences in Cultural Support Team (CST) Assessment and Selection, the CST Training Course, and deployment to Afghanistan with CST-4.
CPT Rascon Hat
CPT Rascon Hat – This Officer Cavalry Hat was worn by CPT Elizabeth (Raquel) Rascon Jimenez while she served as the first female commander of the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment from 2014-2016.