Army nurses

In 1966 I was stationed at Ton Son Knuht with the 120th Aviation Company. We were a company of Hueys and I was a crew chief/door gunner.
During a formation of awarding our air medals there was a number of nurses, perhaps 5 or 6, that went through the line shaking hands with us.
A few minutes later they flew off in a Huey. The Huey flew into a Powerline and all the nurses were killed along with a crew of four men.
In 1995 I was visiting the Vietnam Memorial in Angel Fire, N.M., and found the nurses' pictures on the memorial wall.
I have NEVER FORGOTTEN their sacrifice and dedication to duty.

Howard McDonald
Spec 5
U.S. Army
Laramie, Wyo.

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