Growler submarine #577

The Women of Growler Families

Mar 11, 2024 - 10:00am

During Women's History Month, the Intrepid Museum honors the remarkable achievements of women in the U.S. Navy. We acknowledge the sacrifices made by those who served and by Navy families behind the scenes, shaping history and safeguarding our nation's freedom. "We were all in the same boat together...literally and figuratively," said Nancy Sloan, wife of a Growler service member. When Growler was on patrol, communication between crew members and their families was severely limited. The women in Growler families relied on one another for company and support. To learn more about Navy families and women in uniform from World War II until today, visit our Women's History Month Highlights on our free digital guide on Bloomberg Connects.

A man and woman read an exhibit panel on Intrepid's flight deck while their child points at the propeller of an aircraft.

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