News Stories

This page will include stories and other forms of creative expression related to Cadet Nurses. These links are external to this website and may not all work. Photo of Betty Beecher at Memorial Day Parade, Weymouth, MA

Betty Beecher, Weymouth honor Cadet Nurses
May 28, 2018
The Patriot Ledger (Massachusetts)

Interview with WWII Unsung Hero Adele Danon
March 8, 2017
Source: Smithtown Today (New York)

Cadet Corps nurses recall their service to U.S.
May 29, 2016

World War II cadet nurses reminisce about the past
May 14, 2016
Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

United States WWII cadet nurses: Stateside heroes
October 20, 2015
Source: WZZM13.COM (Michigan)

A call to nursing service
October 9, 2015
Source: Spectrum Health HealthBeat (Michigan)

Nursing in the service: Emalyn Fritzler recalls her time in the Cadet Nurse Corps
July 7, 2015
Southeast Missourian (Missouri)

Readers share stories and successes
June 30, 2015
Source: The Enterprise (Massachusetts)

North Kingstown man's collection a salute to World War II nurses
March 7, 2015
Providence Journal (Rhode Island)

2 Weymouth nurses, 90, work to preserve WWII legacy of U.S. Cadet Nurses
June 28, 2014
Source: The Patriot Ledger (Massauchusetts)

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

Former cadet nurses celebrate corps' 70th anniversary in Quincy
July 2, 2013
The Patriot Ledger (Massachusetts)

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

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: (New York)

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

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

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

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

War-time nursing stint led to career for Arlene Specht
March 7, 2011
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)

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

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)