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.

Lane_Sharon_A_DOB_1943She is honored on Panel 23W, Row 112 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Lt. Lane died from shrapnel wounds when the 312th Evac. at Chu Lai was hit by rockets on June 8, 1969. She was posthumously awarded the Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm and the Bronze Star for Heroism.

She was 25 years old.

2nd Lt. Pamela Dorothy Donovan of Brighton, Massachusetts.

13659_Donovan_Pamela_Dorothy_DOB_1942aShe is…

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