The Eight Women on The Wall: Nurses Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

Your Stories. Your Wall.

The names of eight women, all nurses (seven from the Army and one from the Air Force), are inscribed next to their fallen brothers on The Wall in Washington, D.C.

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Each dedicated themselves to taking care of the wounded and dying.

See their faces and remember their names. These are their stories.

1st Lt. Sharon Ann Lane of Canton, Ohio.

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1st Lieutenant Sharon Ann Lane, U.S. Army was killed by a rocket explosion on June 8, 1969, less than 10 weeks after she arrived in Vietnam. Assigned to the 312th Evacuation Hospital, 1LT Lane was working in the Vietnamese ward of the hospital when the rocket exploded, killing her and her patients. She was from Ohio and her name can be…

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Feel Good Sunday: 12 Badass Revolutionary War Women You’ve Never Heard Of

Feel Good Sunday …

Straight from the Horse's Heart

“With many folks already fully engaged in the holiday of 4th of July we turn towards the the revolutionary war and the reason we celebrate this most important American holiday.  But for today, let’s take a peek at some extraordinary people (ladies) who rarely are heard of in American history.  And being that the bulk of Equine advocates are caring and compassionate women I thought that ya’all might find this information to be both interesting and empowering.

We will simply kick this series off but please be sure to hit (CONTINUED) to view the rest of this most interesting story.

Thanks for all you do and have a peaceful day today, my friends.” ~ R.T.


By Leslie Maryann Neal as published on allthatisinteresting.com

The American Revolution was fought on the homefront, which means that women and children were often caught up in the fighting in one way or…

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