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Army Nurse Corps Uniforms: A Retrospective Exhibit

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UNITED STATES ARMY NURSE CORPS:
A CENTURY OF LEADERSHIP
AND CARING FOR AMERICA'S ARMY
1901-2001

ARMY NURSE CORPS UNIFORMS: A RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBIT

Army Nurse Corps Emblem; click to enlarge

Nurse Corps Art of Caring Coin; click to enlarge

Army Nurse Corps uniforms are a reflection of nursing traditions, popular fashion, and practicality in various working environments.  Over the years, the uniforms have evolved through a series of modifications, changes and additions demonstrating advancements in design and color.  The Army Nurse Corps Uniforms: A Retrospective Exhibit chronologically highlights the periods of time when the uniforms were authorized and worn.

This historical uniform display is composed of images from the Army Nurse Corps Historical Collection located in the Office of Medical History, Office of the Army Surgeon General, Falls Church, VA.  Photographs in the collection date back to the Civil War Era.

Nurse Corps Insignia through the years; click to enlarge