Saturday Inspection


Every Saturday at the Treasure Island base, World War II-era WAVES were part of the “ship” inspection with the Captain (bases are known as ships in Navy parlance).  Above is a description of a typical Saturday inspection, including a charming story at the end, as published in the WAVES Newsletter.


  1. Hello, I would like to know more about the WAVES Newsletter and where I can get access to copies digitally. Thank you! check out a local history website in Bloomington IL.

    1. I’m not aware of any digital archives holding the WAVES newsletters. We found them in bricks and mortar archives at places where WAVES trained.

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