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
Source:
 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
Source: 
Boulder Weekly (Colorado)

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

Group of USCNC nurses

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

Caring Cadets Became World War 2 Nurses
March 2014
Source: 
Reminisce Magazine

Former U.S. Army cadet nurse takes honor flight to Washington, D.C.
October 26, 2013
Source: 
NewarkAdvocate.com (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
Source: 9news.com

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: MPNnow.com (New York)

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

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

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

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

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

War-time nursing stint led to career for Arlene Specht
March 7, 2011
Source: 
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
Source: nurse.com

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)