Navy Times, by Jean Ebbert – May 1990 “Naval History Books Need To Include Role of Nurses”. Picture of then – Chiefs of Nurses – Army, Navy, Air Force at memorial in Arlington – 1983. RADM Frances Shea (Buckley, Navy). Article scans NC history. Notes four navy nurses receive Purple Heart (Vietnam); first three nurses eligible to command Naval hospitals (Mary Hall, JoAnn Jennett, Phyllis Elsass) NC celebrates 92nd Anniversary.