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A Message From Capt. Henry J. Hendrix II, Ph.D

On the Ocassion of His Retirement from Naval Service June 27, 2014: ¬† “It is difficult to believe that 26 years have rushed by since I raised my right hand and swore the oath in the Armory Building at Purdue University, and I am more than a little broken hearted …

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Navy Nurses #OperatingForward 108 Years Later

  By Andr√© B. Sobocinski, Navy Medicine Office of the Historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery May 13th marks the 108th anniversary of the Navy Nurse Corps. On May 13, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Naval Appropriations Bill authorizing the establishment of the Nurse Corps as a …

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