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Afghan Nurse Training

The Armed Forces Academy of Military Sciences in Kabul, Afghanistan is building up it's nursing program with assistance from Coalition Forces.

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Tuskegee Nurse First African American in Army Nurse Corps

By Tech. Sgt. Chris Powell, DMA From FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – An operating room nurse in North Carolina during the early days of World War II would become the first African-American nurse commissioned as a lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps and the first nurse to become part of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. Della H. Rainey was born …

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101st Honors WWII Belgian Nurse Who Saved Americans

By Capt. Luke Bushatz, 1st Brigade Combat Team , Sgt. Jon Heinrich, 1st Brigade Combat Team From   BRUSSELS, Belgium (Army News Service) – The 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, flew to Brussels Dec. 8 to celebrate the 67th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge on what is referred to as “Nuts Day,” complete with tours, parades and …

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WWII Nurse Bernardine “Brownie” Plasters

For many of Americans, World War II is a significant if not distant part of our nation’s history, tucked within the pages of school books and illustrated in gritty and dramatic movies, but for Bernardine “Brownie” Plasters, the war is very much a part of her personal past. Brownie, a WWII Army nurse, sat down with staff at the Women …

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