U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) have introduced their bipartisan Hello Girls Congressional Gold Medal Act, which will award the women of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, dubbed the Hello Girls, with the Congressional Gold Medal for their service. The bilingual Hello Girls served at military headquarters and command outposts in the field alongside the American Expeditionary Forces in France. Despite their outstanding service and the military oath they took, they were denied veteran status and benefits when they returned home.
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