Here are the number of personnel in each branch of the U.S. Military as of September 30, 2009.
*/… (Encyclopedia) Hopper, Grace, 1906–92, American computer scientist, b. New York City as Grace Brewster Murray. She was educated at Vassar College and Yale (Ph.D., 1934). After teaching at Vassar (… Year Army Air Force Navy Marine Corps Total1 1940 269,023 160,997 28,345 458,365 1945 8,266,373 3,319,586 469,925 12,055,884 1950 593,167… As of September 30, 2010, women in the military (not including the Coast Guard) made up almost 15% of the total active force. The Air Force has the… Here are the number of women in the U.S. Military by rank and grade as of September 30, 2009.
Rank / Grade - AllArmyNavyMarine CorpsAir… (Encyclopedia) Kimball, William Wirt, 1848–1930, American naval officer, b. Paris, Maine, grad. Annapolis, 1869. One of the first to serve on torpedo boats, he did much in the 1880s to develop… (Encyclopedia) Gravely, Samuel Lee, Jr., 1922–2004, U.S. naval officer, the first African American to hold the rank of admiral, b. Richmond, Va. Joining the Naval Reserves in 1942, he became (1944)… (Encyclopedia) Stark, Harold Raynsford, 1880–1972, American admiral, b. Wilkes-Barre, Pa. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, he was commissioned (1905) an ensign in the navy. After… (Encyclopedia) Keyes, Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron kz, 1872–1945, British admiral. In World War I he achieved his greatest fame as commander of the Dover patrol when he raided Zeebrugge and… World News | Disasters & Science News
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