“Last Rosie the Riveter” visits Chula Vista Veterans Home

sd tribune.jpgElinor Otto, known as the “Last Rosie the Riveter,” visited residents at the Veterans Home of California — Chula Vista on Saturday.

Otto, 98, spoke about her experience working at Rohr Aircraft Corp. in Chula Vista during World War II.

Read more about her fascinating story in the San Diego Union-Tribune.

CalVet operates eight veterans homes, located in Yountville, Barstow, Chula Vista, Lancaster, Ventura, West Los Angeles, Fresno and Redding. Residents enjoy numerous activities, including social events and outings, dances, patriotic programs, volunteer activities, arts and crafts and computer access.

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  1. Dick Taylor · · Reply

    My Mom is 102 years old, worked at the Mare Island Shipyards during WWII, she is registered at the Museum in Richmond, CA ……


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