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Kern County veteran Lynn Eckert inducted into the Women in Military Service America Memorial

Posted at 8:36 AM, Sep 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-17 11:36:22-04

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KERO) — The only female veteran on Honor Flight 42 was officially inducted into the Women in Military Service America Memorial.

Lynn Eckert, a U.S. Marine in Vietnam during the 1970s, left active duty in 1979.

Her record was added to the archive at this one-of-a-kind tribute to America's servicewomen past and present.