This Day in U.S. Coast Guard History - April 5

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

1950- The Coast Guard announced that former enlisted women of the Coast Guard Reserve could apply for enlistment in the Women’s Volunteer Reserve (SPARS).  Enlistments were to be for a three-year period with written agreement to serve on active duty in time of war or national emergency.

 
(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)
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