Wet Hens’ celebrate 55 Year Tradition

The Wet Hens pose with “The Kochi” following a refit of the vessel, circa 1962, at Hickam Harbor. In 1961, the group was founded by a group of Air Force wives that learned to sail from then harbormaster, Lou Foster. Early in their training, he referred to his students as a bunch of "wet hens," and the name stuck. After learning to sail, the women wanted to share their newfound skills with other women. So those first "Wet Hens" started a tradition that has lasted 55 years. (Courtesy Photo)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Aaron Oelrich
VIRIN: 160630-F-XX000-002.JPG
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