Impact the Service had on Women
Mrs. Shoultz expresses her opinion on how military service gave woman an equal opportunity to succeed in life and achieve successful careers..
Mrs. Doris Shoultz was born in Chester, Nova Scotia, June 11, 1925. She grew up in a small town, graduated high school at age 17 and while waiting to be old enough to go into nursing training, she became impatient and decided to enlist in the military. With a sense of adventure for travelling, Mrs. Shoultz and her best friend joined up. She enlisted in Halifax, Nova Scotia, going to Rockcliffe for three months where she would become a part of the No. 1 Flight Squadron and later take part in what was termed the Precision Drill Squadron. Doris met her husband while in the service. After three years of service in Canada, Doris was discharged. Mrs. Shoultz married and went back to school. She and her husband raised a family with one of her son’s attending Royal Military College. To this day, Doris describes her military life as the best days of her life!!
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