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Oldest Female Marine passes away

NEW YORK -- Roberta Eaton, Marine veteran and part of the Women Marines Association, watches the grave-side ceremony for the formerly oldest living female Marine, Miriam Cohen, who was buried Nov. 17, in Cypress Hills National Cemetery.. The 101-year-old Cohen enlisted in the Marine Corps during World War II and again during the Korean War. She was the oldest female enlistee of her time at 35 years old and was part of the first female Marine recruit class. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton)

 

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Taken on November 17, 2009