Nurse Corps


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Nurse Corps

the branch within each of the armed services comprising the nurses within that service, such as the Army Nurse Corps. In each of the armed services, the members of the Nurse Corps have the rank, title, responsibilities, and status of commissioned officer.
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A 1949 BSN graduate of St Elizabeth School of Nursing, Lincoln, NE, she volunteer for the Army Nurse Corps serving in Army Hospital in the South Pacific She was recalled during the Korean Conflict Major Savage continued her military career, earning a MSN-Nursing Administration at the University of Colorado in 1954 and serving in Germany and at US Bases Major Savage was awarded two Battle Stars, a Presidential Unit Citation and the Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service She died at age 92 in May 2011.
Twenty three of Wisconsin's 25 then approved schools of nursing participated in the Cadet Nurse Corps.
The women of the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) were surrogate sisters, mothers, and confessors to countless men; healers of broken bodies; and witnesses to indescribable horrors.
Left, volunteer Mary Cobb, who served in the Army's nurse corps during World War II, drives a tram to transport veterans and workers around at the campus.
She joined the United States Air Force Nurse Corps and has taken assignments ranging from case manager, flight nurse, clinical nurse specialist in labor and delivery and nurse manager for a women's health clinic and family practice clinic.
She was a member of the Army Nurse Corps, caring for American wounded from Anzio, when a German plane struck the vessel with a bomb.
In and Out of Harm's Way A History of the Navy Nurse Corps Sterner DM Peanut Butter Publishing, 1997
Women began active participation in the military during the early part of this century, with the establishment of the Army Nurse Corps in 1901 and the Navy Nurse Corps 7 years later.
She is a United States Air Force, and Vietnam-Era Veteran, who served as a commissioned officer in the Air Force Nurse Corps from 1972-1974.
Based on gaps identified by a Corps Chief working group, in 2011 the Army Nurse Corps restructured their Basic Officer Leader Course Nurse Track to include a block of instruction on values in an effort to ignite a grass-roots movement to better inculcate values-based decision-making.
Army Nurse Corps benefits include the Health Professions Loan Repayment Program, which covers up to $120,000 toward nursing school loan repayment for active duty and $50,000 for reserve.
During her senior year of college she joined the Navy Nurse Corps.