Moss Point in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Honoring Women in the Military
Navy Nurse Corps, Est. May 13, 1908
WAAC/WAC, (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) Army,
Est. May 15, 1942. July 1, 1943 The word auxiliary was
dropped and merged into the WAC (Woman's Army Corps)
WAFS (Women's Auxiliary Flying Service) Est. Sept. 10,1942
WAVES (Women's Auxiliary Volunteer Emergency Service) Navy, Est. July 30, 1942
SPARS, Semper Paratus, Always Ready (US Coast Guard) Est. Nov. 23, 1942
Women Marines, Est. Feb. 13, 1942
WASP (Women's Air Force Service Pilots) Est. Aug. 5, 1943
World War I 422
World War II 470
Desert Storm 16
Erected 2012 by Jackson County.
Location. 30° 24.897′ N, 88° 32.307′ W. Marker is in Moss Point, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from Main Sreet (Mississippi Route 613) 0.1 miles north of Mc Innis Avenue. Touch for map. Located at the Jackson County Ski Area (Riverfront Park). Marker is at or near this postal address: 6217 Highway 613, Moss Point MS 39563, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home Front World War II POW (Prisoners of War) (within shouting distance of this marker); Honoring US Merchant Marine (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Union Sailors Settled in Moss Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Moss Point Blues (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues & Heritage Festival (approx. 2.4 miles away); Krebs Cotton Gin (approx. 2.7 miles away); Jackson County WWII Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moss Point.
Categories. • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.