Seven African-American female service members who made history

Mildred Europa Taylor March 14, 2020
Image result for Maj. Della H. Raney
Photo: Army Women’s Foundation

Maj. Della H. Raney

One of the 500 black nurses who served in the Army Nurse Corps during the second world war, Raney became the first African-American chief nurse commissioned as a lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps. Born in 1912, she graduated from the Lincoln Hospital School of Nursing in Durham, N.C. and retired in 1978.

Conversations

Must Read

Connect with us

Join our Mailing List to Receive Updates