A salute to the women who served

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Posted: November 11, 2013

The Winchester Star

Betty LaCource of Frederick County shows a portrait of herself as a Petty Officer 1st Class in the U.S. Coast Guard Women’s Reserve (SPARs). LaCource served from 1944-46.
Members of Girl Scout troops 40687 and 40942 of Winchester presented the colors Saturday at the beginning of the Veterans Day program honoring women who served in the military at the Godfrey Miller Historic Home and Fellowship Center. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Bette Cossentine of Stephens City talks about her years in the U.S. Air Force from the early 1970s to 1990s and shows a formal mess dress uniform she often wore to events at a training academy were she was stationed.

WINCHESTER — For the female veterans who attended a salute to their service on Saturday at the Godfrey Miller Historic Home and Fellowship Center, it was a time for sharing.

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