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Connie L. Slewitzke

Superintendents and Chiefs of the Army Nurse Corps

Photograph, Connie L. Slewitzke

Seventeenth ANC Chief
1 September 1983 through 31 August 1987

Education:

Graduated from Saint Mary's Hospital School of Nursing, Wausau, Wisconsin in 1952

Received a B.S.N., University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland in 1971

Received a M.A., Saint Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas in 1976

Career:

Brigadier General Slewitzke received her ANC commission in 1957. Her overseas assignments included service in Hawaii, Europe, Vietnam, and Korea. Under her tenure as Chief, the number of active duty ANC spaces in hospitals expanded, and the Corps made significant progress in improving the education and training of the Reserve Components. Additionally, General Slewitzke established the Workload Management System to define staffing needs based on patient acuity. She received the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal among her awards and honors.