News Stories

This page will include stories and other forms of creative expression related to the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps.

North Kingstown man's collection a salute to World War II nurses
March 5, 2015
 Providence Journal (Rhode Island)

A GOOD AGE: Finding his childhood nurse 72 years later
December 9, 2014
Source: The Patriot Ledger (Massachusetts)

Women Warriors: Women veterans on how women's roles in the military have evolved
November 6, 2014
Boulder Weekly (Colorado)

Women who served in WWII Cadet Nurse Corps seek veterans status
June 22, 2014
Newsday (New York) [Limited access]

Group of USCNC nurses

State senate honors Cadet Nurse Corps
May 2014
Source: (Arizona)

Caring Cadets Became World War 2 Nurses
March 2014
Reminisce Magazine

Former U.S. Army cadet nurse takes honor flight to Washington, D.C.
October 26, 2013
Source: (Ohio)

Former Cadet Nurse leads charge to obtain recognition
July 22, 2013
Source: The Sparta Herald (Wisconsin)

Former cadet nurses celebrate corps’ 70th anniversary in Quincy
July 2, 2013
Source: The Patriot Ledger (Massachusetts)

Recognizing contribution of U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps
June 22, 2013
Source: SOMD News (Maryland)

Cadet Nurse Corps honored by VFW
May 24, 2013
Source: The Sparta Herald (Wisconsin)

Louise Yapp of Vineyard Haven honored as former Cadet Nurse
August 22, 2012
Source: The Martha's Vineyard Times (Massachusetts)

Reunited, 22 nurses recall WWII service
August 5, 2012
Source: Boston Globe (Massachusetts)

26 former U.S. Cadet Nurses honored at Quincy luncheon
August 2, 2012
Source: Patriot Ledger (Massachusetts)

U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps remembered during National Nurses Week
May 10, 2012

Keating, new website help former cadet nurses
March 18, 2012
Source: Patriot Ledger (Massachusetts)

WWII Cadet Nurse takes up battle for recognition
January 11, 2012
Source: (New York)

70 years after the attack: Walker, WWII nurse, others share stories
December 7, 2011
The Daily Iberian (Louisiana)

LG woman reflects on her Cadet Nurse Corps service
November 11, 2011
The Observer (Oregon)

Cadet Nurses recall service
November 10, 2011
Leavenworth Times (Kansas)

Cadet program opened doors
June 2, 2011
Source: Herald-Tribune (Florida)

Nurse program boosted hospital care during war
May 19, 2011
Herald-Tribune (Florida)

War-time nursing stint led to career for Arlene Specht
March 7, 2011
The Oneida Daily Dispatch (New York)

Quincy woman bringing U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps campaign to Brockton
October 16, 2010
Source: The Patriot Ledger (Massaschusetts)

Members of WWII Nursing Corps seek recognition
October 12, 2010
Source: Bangor Daily News (Maine)

WWII Nurse Cadet Corps deserve proper recognition
June 12, 2010
Source: Patriot News (Pennsylvania)

THE WESTFIELD PATCH: Lance honors two Westfield women for WWII service
September 14, 2010
Source: Representative Lance website (New Jersey)

Preserving History (Letter to Editor)
June 2010
Source: American Journal of Nursing

U.S. Cadet Nurses: Why are we so forgotten? 
April 14, 2010
Source: Wicked Local Whitman (Massachusetts) 

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: World War II Cadet Nurses to share their stories at Hanover VNA
April 10, 2010
Source: The Patriot Ledger (Massachusetts)

A Call to Caring: Three local nurses honored for service at town's Veterans Day observance
November 19, 2009
Source: The Foxboro Reporter (Massachusetts)

'Forgotten Angel' not giving up hope
November 19, 2009
Source: The Advertiser-News (New Jersey)

Sue Scheible: Following up on the cadet nurses and newly discovered poems
July 21, 2009
Source: Little Falls Times (New York); Mount Shasta News (California)

Good memories for Nurse Cadet Vera Amyotte
March 28, 2009
Source: Cook County News-Herald (Minnesota)

Unacknowledged aid: Dover woman wants WWII Cadet Nurse Corps recognized as veterans
March 19, 2010
Source: Foster's Daily Democrat (New Hampshire)

Minnie Brown Carter, African American US Cadet Nurse
March 28, 2008
Source: Smithsonian
National Museum of African American History and Culture 
(Washington, D.C.)

Telesfora Barbara Gonzales Gonzalez
August 2, 2006
Source: Voces Oral History Project (Texas)

A GRATEFUL NATION? Corps still waits for recognition
May 27, 2006
Source: Times Herald-Record (New York)

The World War II Cadet Nurse Corps
May 9, 2005

Tilting at Washington: WWII cadet nurses lobbying for some respect
November-December 2004
Source: Westchester Generations (New York)

Nurses Making a Difference: Cadet Corps Seeks Congressional Recognition
March 2003
Source: American Journal of Nursing

Seeking remembrance for wartime service: Women who filled stateside nursing gap in the 40's want veteran status
November 11, 2000
Source: New York Times (New York)

Former students describe their training at Brownsville Hospital's school of nursing
September 17, 2000
Source: Glenn Tunney's column published in the Uniontown Herald-Standard (Pennsylvania)
(contributed by Hannah Fisher)