Black female WWII unit hoping to get congressional honor

CORRECTS NAME OF BATTALION - World War II veteran Maj. Fannie Griffin McClendon poses at her home, Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Tempe, Ariz. McClendon had a storied history as a member of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion that made history as being the only all-female, black unit to serve in Europe during World War II.

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