She was a member of the United States Coast Guard Reserve and was the Senior Officer in SPARS (the Women's Coast Guard unit), founded during World War II.
She is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 8, Grave 115.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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