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This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Lenah S. Higbee, the first living female recipient of the Navy Cross.
This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Ann Agnes Bernatitus, a World War II nurse who was the first Legion of Merit recipient.
On International Women's Day, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Phyllis Mae Dailey, the first African American Navy Nurse Corps member.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Sharolyn Walcutt, who served as a nurse on the hospital ship USS Repose during the Vietnam War.
On the anniversary of the end of Desert Storm’s ground war, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Dorothy Angela Ryan, who served in the war.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Shirley Jean Walz, who served in the Navy nurse corps on active duty and the Reserve from 1962 to 1995.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Laura Mae Cobb, who was a member of the Nurse Corps during World War I and World War II.
U.S. Navy veteran, Capt. Helen Brooks served during three wars, joining the Navy Nurse Corps in 1944 and continued service through Korea and Vietnam.
We celebrate the 100th birthday of World War II Veteran Lou Covington, who served for over 22 years as a nurse in the U.S. Navy.
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Last updated November 26, 2022
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