Want to share your love of all things Army with your dog?
Go with one of these 10 spectacular female Army dog names for your new little furry soldier!
Throughout the years, many, many women serving in the U.S. Army have played a large role in the military.
Why not honor them by giving your most loyal best friend one of their names?
Here are a few to inspire you when you’re picking out a new name for your pooch, along with a little bit of their back story!
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Top Female Army Dog Names
- Ann- Ann E. Dunwoody is a retired U.S. Army General and is the first woman in the history of the U.S. military to receive a four-star officer rank. She was born on January 14, 1953 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
- Annie– Annie G. Fox was the first woman to receive the Purple Heart for Combat. She was part of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. She was born on August 4, 1893 in Canada and died at the age of 93, on January 20, 1987.
- Cathay– Cathay Williams was the first African-American to enlist in the U.S. Army, using the male pseudonym, William Cathay. She was born in 1842 in Independence, Missouri and died at the age of 50, in 1892.
- Cordelia– Cordelia E. Cook was the first Army female to receive both a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star Medal. She was part of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during WWII. She was born on March 17, 1919 in Fort Thomas, Kentucky and died, at the age of 77, on June 19, 1996.
- Deborah- Deborah Samson served during the Revolutionary War as part of the Continental Army. She enlisted and disguised herself as a man, serving 17 months, until 1783, when she was honorably discharged. She was born on December 27, 1760 in Plimpton, Massachusetts and died, at the age of 66, on April 29, 1827.
- Elsie- Elsie S. Ott was the first woman to receive the U.S. Air Medal. She was part of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, who took part in the first intercontinental air evacuation, from Karachi, India to Washington, D.C. She was born in 1913, in Houghton, Michigan and died, at the age of 93, in 2006.
- Helen- Helen Fairchild served in the U.S. Expeditionary Force, as a nurse, during WWI. Today, she is known as one of the military’s most famous nurses because of the letters she wrote to her family, detailing the vivid realities of combat nursing. She was born on November 21, 1885 in Turbot Township, Pennsylvania and died, at the age of 33, on January 18, 1918.
- Jennie– Jennie Hodgers enlisted as a man, Albert Cashier, as served as part of the Union Army during the Civil War. She maintained her male identity until her death. She was born on December 25, 1843, in Ireland and died, at the age of 71, on October 10, 1915.
- Mary- Mary Edwards Walker was the only woman in history to receive the Medal of Honor. During the Civil war, she served with the Union Army as a surgeon. She was born on November 26, 1832, in Oswego, New York and died, at the age of 86, on February 21, 1919.
- Oveta- Oveta Culp Hobby was the first Women’s Army Corps Director and the first Army female to receive the Distinguished Service Medal. She served in the U.S. Army during WWII, reaching the rank of Colonel. She was born on January 19, 1905 in Killeen, Texas and died, at the age of 90, on August 16, 1995.
I love the name Elsie for a dog! Super cute! If you don’t love these names, check out 15 Most Popular Female Dog Names for more inspiration!
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