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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    at the Women s Memorial the gateway to Arlington National Cemetery The luncheon is part of the celebratory activities commemorating the dedication of the World War II Memorial and the only one to specifically pay tribute to the some 400 000 women who served during the war The luncheon is 40 per person payable in advance For more information or to make a reservation visit the Foundation s Web site

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Press/WW2TLPR%28May04%29.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    II Both books are exceptional portrayals of military nurses and must read primers for the upcoming WWII Memorial dedication festivities Join author Bob Welch at 10 AM May 28 for an amazing and poignant discussion of his new book American Nightingale The Story of Frances Slanger Forgotten Heroine of Normandy Among the first women on Utah Beach on June 10 1944 was 2nd Lieutenant Frances Slanger a young fresh faced nurse from Roxbury Massachusetts Killed by enemy fire near Elsenborn Belgium just a few months later Lt Slanger became the first American nurse to die in the European Theater of Operation Learn more about her story and how she touched the souls of thousands of soldiers before her death and left a legacy of humility and patriotism that resonates still today At 2 30 PM 28 May authors Evelyn Monahan and Rosemary Neidel Greenlee return to the Women s Memorial for a discussion and booksigning about their latest book And If I Perish Frontline U S Army Nurses in World War II Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and a holder of five Amazon stars this extraordinary story of battlefield nursing is a powerful account of Army nurses in WWII s

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Press/BookTalksPR%28May04%29.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    of the actions which resulted in each of them receiving the nation s highest military accolade the Medal of Honor Lang transports the audience to the smoldering tarmac of Kaneohe Bay 63 years ago as John Finn mans a machine gun on the Day of Infamy As the second world war unfolds we hold the ridge at Colle Musatello with Daniel Inouye of the fabled 442nd the most decorated unit in the history of the American Army and witness with bitter pride the formation of the Buffalo Division with Vernon Baker In Korea we relive Lew Millet s uphill bayonet charge near the 38th parallel We slog through the Mekong mud with Nick Bacon and brave the cries of the wounded in a Vietnamese rice paddy as medic Clarence Sasser strains to save their lives BEYOND GLORY gathers these men together in the present as aged and scarred vets to look back on the defining moments of their lives and to examine with pride pain and wonder the meaning of courage and ultimately the meaning of humility BEYOND GLORY is not simply a play but a journey through pivotal moments of the American story moments that resound with lasting meaning for both audiences old enough to remember and those young enough to yearn for inspiration BEYOND GLORY is produced by Tribute Productions a Washington based non profit theatre company that produced the Helen Hayes Award winning Leaving the Summer Land in 2000 Designers Tony Cisek set Dan Covey lighting and Scott Burgess sound repeated winners of Helen Hayes and other awards for design excellence create the spare and compelling contextual setting for this production Original music is by Grammy Award winner Robert Kessler Performances beginning April 2 through May 2 2004 are Wednesday through Saturday at 8 00 p m

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Press/GloryPR%28Feb04%29.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    slide changes every 7 seconds The Comfort Quilt A centralized computer in the Intensive Care Unit aboard the USNS Comfort tracks the heart rate of patients on the ward

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/comfortquilt/pages/002.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    7 seconds The Comfort Quilt The USNS Comfort includes12 operating rooms During a six week period in the Persian Gulf the medical staff treated almost 700 Coalition patients Iraqi civilians

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/comfortquilt/pages/003.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Quilt The crew of the USNS Comfort treated about 200 Iraqi patients victims of the collateral damage of war Most remained on board ship because of the severity of their

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/comfortquilt/pages/004.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    seconds The Comfort Quilt LCDR Patricia McKay donated fabric she had collected to make quilts for her own children to sew clothing and head covering for Iraqi children in treatment

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/comfortquilt/pages/005.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    The Comfort Quilt LT Paula Godes stands aboard the USNS Comfort back in port The Comfort Quilt records the story of the ship s deployment to the Persian Gulf as

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/comfortquilt/pages/006.html (2016-02-09)
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