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Col.(P) Barbara Holcomb was recently promoted to Brigadier General June 6 at Joint Base San Antonio- Fort Sam Houston. Brig. Gen. Holcomb will now serve as the U.S. Army Forces Command Surgeon. Holcomb most recently served as the commander of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. This is the first time in Army Medicine history that there have been Army Nurse Corps general officers at the three-star, two-star, and one-star grades simultaneously. (Photo by Fran Trachta)

Major General Joseph Caravalho, Jr., Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command July 2, 2013

Col. Patrick D. Sargent was promoted June 14, 2013 to the rank of Brigadier General replacing Brig. Gen. Cho as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, U.S. Army Medical Command. Pictured from left to right are - Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent and Sherry Sargent. (Courtesy photo)

Brigadier General Hazel W. Johnson-Brown. The first African American female General and the first Black Chief of the US Army Nursing Corps.

Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho became the first female and first nurse to become surgeon general of the Army Dec. 7, 2011. On that date she was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general and became the 43rd surgeon general of the Army by U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, in a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va. Horoho had previously commanded the Army Nurse Corps since 2008, when she received a rare two-grade promotion from colonel to major general...

D-Day nurse

On June 11, 1970, Colonel Anna Mae Hays, Chief, Army Nurse Corps - She became the first woman in the history of the U.S. Army to attain general officer rank.

Sept. 2013 Maj. Gen. Nadja West was honored with the Armed Forces Medical Advocate Award from Essence Magazine and Southern Company in Washington, DC.

Captain Marjorie Peto, Chief Nurse of the Army's Second General Hospital ~

Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, U.S. Army surgeon general and commander, U.S. Army Medical Command, addresses Tripler Army Medical Center staff during a town hall while on a recent visit to Pacific Regional Medical Command staff and facilities in Honolulu. (Photo by Soraya Robello)

Representatives from the NFL, Under Armour, the Army and General Electric announce the Head Health Challenge II at an event in Baltimore on Sept. 4.

Lt. Annie G. Fox was the first woman to receive the Purple Heart for combat. She served as the chief nurse in the Army Nurse Corps at Hickam Field during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941.

A team of medics led by Cpl. Eric Smith, assigned to the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, prepare to transport a “casualty” through a culvert during the best medic competition this week. The annual event pits candidates against one another to earn a chance to compete in a national competition held at Fort Sam Houston. Photo by Capt. Michael Greenberger

A team of medics led by Cpl. Eric Smith, assigned to the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, negotiate a wire obstacle while transporting a “casualty” to a waiting helicopter during the best medic competition this week. The annual event pits candidates against one another to earn a chance to compete in a national competition held at Fort Sam Houston. Photo by Capt. Michael Greenberger

Col. Dallas Homas, Madigan Army Medical Center commander, receives a flu vaccination from nurse Cynthia Hawthorne while Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew Brady looks on.

Jane Goodall ~ So Beautiful

Maude Fealy (1881-1971)

Sally Field as Gidget

Bardot . . . the 60's

Sophia Loren photographed by Angelo Frontoni, 1967

Goldie Hawn