By Michael Case

Some are celebrities, gold star mothers or soldiers. Others are sisters, grandmothers or Marines.

No matter what you call them, women have made an immeasurable impact on U.S. society and culture, and are some of the USO’s most dedicated volunteers, staffers and donors.

So to kick off March and celebrate Women’s History Month, we put together a slideshow of historical and modern photos that showcase a handful of the many ways female USO supporters are always by the side of U.S. troops. Take a look.

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