Wounded Warrior Project
Aug 14, 2018 (4:18pm)
100 years ago yesterday, 40-year-old Opha May Johnson became the first female Marine in U.S. history. #history #militarytransition #veterans
'Semper Fi, Sgt. Johnson': First female Marine remembered as inspiring trailblazer
A century after she joined the Marine Corps, Opha May Johnson's historic achievement was commemorated. At the time she enlisted, it would still be two years until women could legally vote.