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February 2018 marks 75th anniversary of the first formal graduation of U.S. Air Force flight nurses

Brig. Gen. David N.W. Grant, Air Surgeon of the Army Air Forces, pins the wings on the blouse of 2nd Lt. Geraldine F. Dishroon, honor graduate of the flight nurse’s school at Bowman Field, Kentucky, during the school’s first formal flight nurse graduation on Feb. 18, 1943. Brig. Gen. Fred S. Borum, Commanding General, 1st Troop Carrier Command, is in the center. (Photo courtesy of the National Archives)

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