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Published by U.S. Army Center of Military History in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • United States. Army Nurse Corps -- History.,
  • United States. Army Nurse Corps.,
  • Military nursing -- United States -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Elizabeth A. Shields.
ContributionsShields, Elizabeth A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUH493 .C46 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3920233M
LC Control Number81601493

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Highlights in the History of the Army Nurse Corps, Beginnings to The first nurses and first women in the military were appointed to the Army Nurse Corps on 2 February ; however, the Continental Army first requested nurses to take care of wounded and sick soldiers in Highlights in the History of the Army Nurse Corps, to Army nursing in Vietnam actually began in April when three members arrived in Saigon, sent by the Army to train South Vietnamese nurses about the latest procedures and techniques. This publication chronicles the major events in the proud history of the Army Nurse Corps. It highlights the major milestones in the evolution of the Corps. Emphasis is placed on the continuing efforts of the Corps to provide high-quality nursing care to soldiers, their families, and retired military and their dependents in time of peace and Cited by: 5.   History provides a basis for the present and a direction for the future. At the present time, numerous changes in the military and the worldwide community are creating new and complex challenges for the Corps. Chiefs of the Army Nurse Corps, past and present, have provided professional and committed leadership to prepare us for these challenges.

The United States Army Nurse Corps (AN or ANC) was formally established by the U.S. Congress in It is one of the six medical special branches (or "corps") of officers which – along with medical enlisted soldiers – comprise the Army Medical Department (AMEDD).. The ANC is the nursing service for the U.S. Army and provides nursing staff in support of the Department of Defense medical Branch: United States Army. HIGHLIGHTS IN THE HISTORY OF THE ARMY NURSE CORPS Kindle Edition by Debora R. Cox Carolyn M. Feller (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Debora R. Cox Carolyn M. Feller. The U.S. Army Nurse Corps Historical Collection is a branch of The Office of Medical History, which is a part of the OTSG/MEDCOM Historical Program. Our mission is to support the men and women of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps through the assembly and publication of reference materials, oral histories, original works, web publications, special. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Highlights in the history of the Army Nurse Corps / edited by Center of Military History. View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized.

CMH Pub Highlights in the History of the Army Nurse Corps by Carolyn M. Feller, Debora R. Cox. Chronological highlights () of the history of the United States Army Nurse Corps. Digitized by Google Books. "Being reprinted with new information covering the period from to June "--P. iv Shipping list no.: PPages: Highlights in the history of the Army Nurse Corps. Washington, D.C: U.S. Army Center of Military History. MLA Citation. Center of Military History. and Shields, Elizabeth A. Highlights in the history of the Army Nurse Corps / edited by Elizabeth A. Shields U.S. Army Center of Military History Washington, D.C Australian/Harvard Citation. Colonel Margaret Harper (J – Decem ) was the 11th chief of the United States Army Nurse graduated from Evanston General Hospital School of Nursing. She subsequently served as superintendent of nurses at Chicago Memorial Hospital and Murry : Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Army . World War II was the largest and most violent armed conflict in the history of mankind. Army nurses played a vital role in the support of countless combat troops during that war. Only 82 army nurses were stationed in Hawaii the day of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl the United States entered World War II, the Army Nurse Corps listed fewer than 1, nurses in active duty.