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Elsa Millhouse


Branch of Service: U.S. Navy 

               Years of Service: 1943 - 1945             

Final Rank: Aviation Radar Technician - Petty Officer 3rd Class



















Tours of Duty

  • U.S. Naval Air Station - Quonset Point, Rhode Island






Warfare Specialization

  • Aviation Radar Technician's Mate




Significant Experiences

  • Elsa joined the Navy as a WAVE in 1943

  • Elsa was the first WAVE to get the assignment to test and modify the radar of Navy planes, primarily those being from Europe to Japan

  • Frank and Elsa met at Quonset Point and after the war Frank got his Engineering Degree at the University of Michigan and Elsa got her Business Degree at Boston University.  They were married in 1948.