Bennis M. Blue: Life and Military Service after Fort Bragg (1979–2010s)

Posted on 1/26/2020 4:10:54 PM

“Bennis M. Blue served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) in 1976, and was part of the first group of female officers to begin integrating various Army units before the WAC was disbanded in 1978. Blue was the first female minority officer of the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., in 1978, and one of the first five females officers of the 82nd Airborne.”

Medium, NC Stories of Service, Jan. 21, 2020