Randy Carol Goguen served as an enlisted Marine and a Navy Yeoman in the reserves before she was commissioned as a naval intelligence officer in 1987. She retired at the rank of  Commander in 2010 with more than 32 years of naval service. She was employed as the civilian historian for the Office of Naval Intelligence from 2002 until her retirement in 2022. She resides in Fairhaven, Maryland.

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From Exigent to Expendable

By Commander Randy Carol Goguen, U.S. Navy (Retired)
April 2024
With World War II heating up, the U.S. Navy needed women to help fill its ranks—but was keen on making it clear that this was but a temporary wartime measure.

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