Navy Nurse Corp

May 13th Celebrates Navy Nurse Corp

Today on Days to remember we celebrate how on May 13th 1908, the Navy Nurse Corp was established.

Joining the Navy Nurse Corps allows nurses to advance their careers, travel the world and help people in need, all while serving their country.

Since its birth on October 13, 1775, the Navy has been involved with more than ten major wars and countless battles in the effort to bring security, democracy, peace and prosperity to the American people.

Today’s YouTube brought to you by user name, (America’s Navy) gives you a little story of how important Navel Nurses are, as we celebrate how on May 13th 1908, the Navy Nurse Corp was established.

In May of 2015, the Naval Hospital Bremerton staff gathered on May 13 to recognize the 107th Birthday of the Navy Nurse Corps.

It was on May 13, 1908, that then-President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Naval Appropriations Bill that authorized the establishment of the Nurse Corps as a unique staff corps of the Navy.

“The Navy Nurse Corps birthday is a well-earned and deserved event. The Nurse Corps goes everywhere and Navy Medicine follows. Navy Nurses are the backbone.

The Navy Nurse Corps birthday is not just limited to one day, it stretches throughout the entire week and also coincidently happens during National Nurses Week that is annually recognized and celebrated May 6 to May 12, which is the birthday of Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), the founder of modern nursing.

Written & Designed by JD Mitchell
jdmitchelldesigns@gmail.com

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