Legislation authoring a congressional gold medal to identify members of the Women’s Army Corps that had been delegated to the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, called the”Six Triple Eight” during World War II, has been passed Dec. 10 from the Senate and proceeded into the House for consideration.
S. 633 was released Feb. 28, 2019, by Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan. An identical House bill, H.R. 3138, has been released June 6, 2019, by Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis.
The Six Eight was a component of African American girls whose diligent work abroad under stressful circumstances, including the sting of segregation, aided guarantee that countless morale boosting email addresses and letters obtained to people about the war front in Europe during World War II.
Of the 855 girls from all around the USA who served, just a few survive, including among Rep. Moore’s components.