When WWII began in late 1941, men were pulled away from their production line jobs, and women were asked to serve their country from within the workforce. Elinor Otto was among the near 6-million women who answered that initial call to duty. Mrs. Otto, known for being a trailblazer, and when she retired from her career at Boeing in November 2014, Mrs. Otto had been responsible for working on every, single C-17 plane that ever went through the plant. She was awarded the Lillian K. Keil Award that same month, for her contributions to the military, and was later named the 70th Assembly District Woman of the Year by the California State Assembly.

Now isn't that a legacy worth carrying with you?