VA's Veteran of the Day - Mary L. Aurtrey
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Vietnam War and Persian Gulf War Veteran Sergeant Major Mary L. Aurtrey.
Mary was born in Maryland and lived in a small-town in Pinewood, South Carolina. After graduating from high school, she decided to enlist into the army at age 18.
For 16 weeks, Mary trained at Fort McClellan, Alabama, for both basic training and advanced individual training while specializing in typing. Upon graduating from AIT, Mary became a clerk typist in Fort Myer, Virginia, in the Office of Engineers. She served as an administrative non-commissioned officer and stenographer... Read More