Vietnam Women Veterans
Stories from Vietnam Women Veterans Living in the East Valley as told by CGCC Students in partnership with Chandler Museum's Public History Program
Did your role as a woman change when you went into the military?

Narrator: Judith Mente
Interviewer: Kyle Schneider
KS: So, do you think your role as a woman changed as you were in the military or...
JM:...Because I was in the military? 
KS: Yea...
JM: Absolutely. I think that I'm much more independent. And I always have been in my WHOLE life. I've always known when to say, "yes sir", and when not to. And I think that's very important, because there are times...when one just needs to say "yes sir" or "no sir" and go on. And I think that was a real learning experience, and I think that it's a valuable experience.

Photos courtesy of the families.

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