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Bonita Margaret McGuire Ali

Bonita Margaret McGuire (1915-1989) was a nurse in the U.S. Army from November, 1942 to February, 1946. In 1945 Bonita married Chester F. Ali (1919-2009) who was born in Italy. 128 more words


Bob Edwards - The War Years: 1941-1945

A number of years ago, my grandmother had me type up several hand-written memoirs that my grandfather composed about his life and experiences. In honor of Veteran’s Day, I wanted to share some them with all of you, to give you a sense of Bob Edwards: the man, the myth, the legend. 5,840 more words


Dr. Joseph H. Ward: Finding a "Lost" Son of Wilson

Notes from my talk about Dr. Joseph Henry Ward:


And the PowerPoint presentation:



A lieutenant of the Medical Corps

This elegant officer (note the nice moustache) belonged probably to the Veterinary Corps of the US Army. The photograph was taken in Tréveray (Meuse, France) probably in 1917.


Islamic State warns medics against performing C-section to deliver babies

Terming the procedure of delivering babies by Caesarean section (C-section) ’un-Islamic’ and Western, the militant group Islamic State (IS) ordered doctors to abstain from the method. 39 more words


Save one life and it is as if you have saved the world…

This Jewish belief drives Israeli medical corps to disaster zones around the world – not because the Jewish State of Israel has political interests in that country, not because someone forced Israel to help or even expected it – tiny Israel sends the best available to people we have no connection with, simply because the assistance is needed, because we can. 10 more words


Military medics deployed to southeast borders of Ukraine

On Tuesday, May 20, specialists from the Military Medical Clinical Center of the Central Region arrived by military aircraft (AN-26 plane) in regions where they will provide medical care for the military units serving  on the eastern and southern borders of Ukraine, reports Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense. 150 more words