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2021 Fall Lecture Series: Vietnam – The Nurses

September 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Lecture series continues on September 27, 2021 with Connie Moore.
Her topic will be on the Army Nurse in Vietnam. As you can see she is very well versed on the topic after having served as nurse in the Army and later as their historian. Her presentation will be broken into 3 parts. The early years of the conflict (1956 to 1964), the middle ( 1965 TO 1969) and the LATER YEARS (1969 TO 1973). Each part of the presentation will discuss the changing roles and responsibilities of the Army Nurse.
COL (R)Constance J. (CJ) Moore served as an Army nurse for twenty-five years. She was assigned in various psychiatric nursing positions, and in five hospital education and nursing academic roles, culminating in the assignment, Chief of Education, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX. Other past military assignments include the Army Nursing Corps Historian, and Pentagon Crisis Management Team Member where she provided support for the military and civilian staff after the 9-11 bombing. After retiring from active federal service in 2008,Mooretelecommuted as a government contractor for the Defense Center for Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. She has maintained her passion for history by serving as the Army Nurse Corps Association Historian since 2008.Shealso has published a biography in 2019 entitled Maria Longworth Storer–from Music and Art to Popes and Presidents. She is currently researching a book tentatively titled21stCenturyArmyNurse Warriors about Army nurses who deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq.


September 27, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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USS Silversides Museum, 1346 Bluff St
Muskegon, MI 49441 United States
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