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2nd Tour, Hope I Don't Die
2006, Baghdad. "Cpt. Kearns, a nurse in the 10th Combat Support Hospital, takes a moment for himself after the death of a soldier in the Baghdad ER...Their humor was dark & their expressions often flat...The worst casualties were given nicknames. One soldier melted by fire from an IED blast was called 'Goo Man.' But certain casualties would hit home, especially injured children. Some staff resorted to using painkillers & other drugs." From Peter van Agtmael's book: 2nd Tour, Hope I Don't Die
Lt. Irene Boothroyd. She landed at Utah Beach in Normandy on June 16, 1944. Lt. Boothroyd was a member of the Army Nurse Corps, participating in the drive across France and Belgium with General Patton's 3rd Army. She was called the nurse of the Battle of the Bulge as she cared for the wounded in that battle in the Ardennes during January 1945. She attained the rank of Captain and during the Korean War she cared for wounded soldiers State-side ~
Photos from Army Nurses during the Battle of the Bulge, 1944-1945. One of them must be Ruth Barnes McAllister, member of the Army Nursing Corps. 106th Evacuation Hospital that followed General George Smith Patton’s Third United States Army on a battle path through World War II’s European Theater ~
The Most Iconic Photographs of All Time - LIFE
S.C. nurse and midwife named Maude Callen —Working in the rural South in the 1950s, in “an area of some 400 square miles veined with muddy roads,” as LIFE put it, Callen served as “doctor, dietician, psychologist, bail-goer and friend” to thousands of poor (most of them desperately poor) patients.
Dr. Mary Starke Harper was a #nurse leader in health policy and a scholar of geropsychiatric nursing and the care of the minority elderly. She was the first African American graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. Dr. Harper was one of the nation's leading advocates for improving health care for minorities, the elderly and the mentally ill. Her papers are held at @nursinghistory .
Cynthia Flynn Capers papers, 1978-1983
Cynthia Capers is a #nursing leader recognized for her service as dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Akron, Chair of the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, a national advisor to the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future, and a board member of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. She was the first black graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's nursing doctoral program. Her papers are held at @nursinghistory .
Honoring the Legacy of Navy Nurses Worldwide – Navy Medicine
Navy Nurse Corps POWs pose with Vice Adm. Thomas C. Kincaid, Commander of 7th Fleet and Southwest Pacific Force, after their rescue from Los Banos, Feb. 23, 1945. They were imprisoned Jan. 6, 1942 while stationed in the Philippines. (Article on US Navy Medicine Live blog)