Ethel R. Kovach Scott (1918?-2004)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4941]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1963

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4941

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Summary

Ethel R. Kovach Scott (1918?-2004), fourth chief nurse of the U.S. Air Force, helped write the first flight nurse manual and establish the aerospace nursing course to support of preflight and post-flight medical programs. She entered military service in 1942, helped to pioneer techniques of air evacuation of wounded solders in the South Pacific during World War II, and was appointed chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps in June 1963.

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  • Scott, Ethel Kovach
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Air Force Nurse Corps

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4941

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1963

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Topic

Nursing

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4941]

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