Martha Jane "MARTY"
Martha Jane Potter entered Army Air Force flight training as a member of the second class of WASP--reporting to Houston Municipal Airport in Houston, Texas.
She was one of 112 WASP trainees to graduate at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas on August 7, 1943, as a member of 43-W-4.
AFter graduation, her WASP assignment: Newcastle AAB, Wilmington, Deleware. Marty became part of the FERRY DIVISION, flying PTs and ATs from factories to points of embarkation--where the planes would be 'mothballed' and lifted onto ships bound for combat zones.
Martha Jane Potter "Marty" Phillips of Del Ray Beach, Florida died peacefully in the arms of her family at "Pine Ledge" on July 16th, 2004.
She is survived by her daughter Jane Rust Munson
graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, Marty served our country in the
Women's Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) in WWII, ran the Manhattan