Women who served as Donut Dollies druing Vietnam were some of first women to serve in combat
Before women served in combat there were Donut Dollies in Vietnam. “We were a touch of home in a combat zone,” said Rene Johnson. The Donut Dollies were all college-graduates between the ages of 21 - 24 years old who worked for the Red Cross. They spent a one-year tour in Vietnam boosting the morale of the American troops.