Ethel Louise Foss (Bergmann) was one the first 300 women in the United States to join the Navy.
Our Grandfather, Charles W. Melville, Sr., served the US Army during World War I. He headed up the Horses needed at that time. See pic below. Our Grandfather, second soldier, first row, seated, watch on left arm, wrist. Animals were used in World War I on a scale never before seen -- and never again repeated. [...]