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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)

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)

Army Sgt. Heather Johnsen, the first female assigned to stand guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns, is at attention at Arlington National Cemetery in 1996.

Army Sgt. Heather Johnsen, the first female assigned to stand guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns, is at attention at Arlington National Cemetery in 1996.

Eight female war correspondents who covered the U.S. Army in the European Theater during World War II appear together in this1943 photograph.  (U.S. Army Center of Military History)

Eight female war correspondents who covered the U.S. Army in the European Theater during World War II appear together in this1943 photograph. (U.S. Army Center of Military History)

Lawrence C. Washington, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Colonel (Ret.), Army Nurse Corps

Lawrence C. Washington, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Colonel (Ret.), Army Nurse 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...

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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