Take a closer look at the lives and accomplishments of some of the WASP. New profiles are added regularly and will grow as the staff and volunteer of the CAF RISE ABOVE continue their tireless efforts to research and share the remarkable stories of these important American figures.
Gertrude ‘Tommy’ Tompkins-Silver October 16, 1911 – disappeared October 26, 1944Class: 43-W-7Graduated: November 13, 1943Assignment: Ferry pilotAssigned bases: Love Field (Dallas, Tex.) and Pecos Army Air Base (Tex.)Planes flown: AT-6, AT-17, UC-78 Gertrude Tompkins Silver was