Monica spent her childhood on a farm near the small town of Orient, South Dakota. Both of her sisters had enlisted in the WAVES, but Monica decided to be different and became a SPAR. She was a yeoman based at the 8th District offices in New Orleans. After the war, she enlisted in the Navy’s Women’s Reserve and ended up serving in the Korean War. The interview was done in 2007.
Monica Schulte (kastens) Virginia "Vickie" Burdick (Leach)