Gladys Powers was just 15 when she volunteered as a barrack waitress in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps.
What does WAAC stand for?
WAAC stands for Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (USA-WWII)
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We have 25 other meanings of WAAC in our Acronym Attic
- West African Airways Corporation (intergovernmental airline)
- West Allis Auto Club (Wisconsin)
- Western Association for Art Conservation
- Western Association of Agriculture Councils
- Western Australian AIDS Council
- Wheels Accessible Advisory Committee
- Win At All Cost
- Windsor Accessibility Advisory Committee (Windsor, ON, Canada)
- Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (various locations)
- Women's Art Association of Canada
- Women’s Abortion Action Campaign
- Workshop on Algorithms and Computation
- World Algeria Action Coalition
- World Amazigh Action Coalition, Inc. (Canada)
- West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce
- Western Australian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
- Western Australian Aboriginal Child Health Survey
- Washington Attorneys Assisting Community Organizations
- Washington Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers
- Western Australian Association of the Deaf
Samples in periodicals archive:
Most were Nisei, including dozens of Nisei female volunteers for the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps.
When women began joining the new Women's Auxiliary Army Corps in 1942, they were under military control and wore uniforms like male soldiers, but lacked military rank, equal pay, retirement privileges and veterans' rights.