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Lucy Coffey

Oldest woman military veteran dies

21 Mar, 2015

Coffey, the oldest living woman U.S. military veteran, who served with the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in the Pacific Theater during World War Two, dies at the age of 108, veterans officials in San Antonio says.

It is with great sadness we learned that our beloved Ms. Lucy Coffey, our nation’s oldest female veteran, passed away this morning. Her contributions to our country and community will never be forgotten.