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During the Korean era over 120, 000 women were on active duty. In addition to the nurses actually in Korea, many women served at support units nearby, in Japan and other far eastern countries. Yet in researching women in
war, and surfing the Internet for more information, it appears that the women who served during this campaign have become as forgotten as the war itself. Many of the web pages highlighting the Korean Conflict fail to mention them. We know they were there.
Army Women who served in the Korean War
As the commander of Army Materiel Command she was responsible for Army's Research and Development, Installation and Contingency contracting, Foreign Military Sales, Security assistance, Supply chain management, all Army Depots supporting supply and maintenance functions, manufacturing sites and ammunition plants.
Dunwoody led the transformation of the Army's logistics organizations, processes and doctrine in support of an expeditionary Army. The Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Gen Ray Odierno, called her "quite simply the best logistician the Army has ever had".
In 2008, General Dunwoody earned the historic distinction of being the first woman in U.S. Military history to achieve the rank of four-star general. She is the fourth generation of her family to serve in the US Army and the third to achieve flag officer rank.