Nurses

NMCRS Visiting Nurse April Pearson Celebrates 15 Years with The Society

No matter your age, education, background, or profession, having a baby is a life-changing event and first-time parents have a lot of questions. Even experienced parents may suffer from lack of sleep and surging hormones and [...]

NMCRS Visiting Nurse Stacey Fisher Celebrates 10 Years with the Society

As a military spouse with a passion for helping others through medicine, Stacey Fisher found herself pursuing a nursing education.  “I’ve always had a heart for babies and wanted to pursue a career in pediatrics”, Stacey [...]

Visiting Nurse Helen Keilty Is Teaching Military Officers that Babies Are in Charge Now

When she worked as a critical care nurse, Helen Keilty wished she could spend more time with her patients’ families. “I always wanted to spend as much time with the family as they needed, instead of [...]

Visiting Nurse Sandy Thompson Comes from a Long Line of Helpers

Every time she calls a client, Sandy Thompson casts aside all judgment. “I put as much comfort as I can into my voice,” she explains. “I don’t judge. I try to put people at ease.” As [...]

Even a Nurse Needs Help from a Nurse Sometimes: VN Coaches Navy Nurse through Breastfeeding

No matter your rank or profession, being a first-time mom can be challenging. Lt. Hannah Steele is a US Navy pediatric nurse at the James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center located on Naval Station Great [...]

MCAS Yuma Girl Scout Troop 254 Donates to NMCRS

It’s not always easy for military kids to find community when they move. But when families PCS to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona, girls know they can find a home with Girl Scout Troop [...]

National Nurses Week 2018: CCA Client Profile, Charlie Poole

From the Revolutionary War to the current conflict in the Middle East, Charlie Poole’s family has fought in every major American war. Charlie is 10th generation military. He remembers when he was seven years old being [...]

National Nurses Week 2018: Sonya Dillard Enjoys Seeing Her Clients Grow

With four years of service in the Marine Corps, 23 years as a nurse, and 32 years as a military spouse, Sonya Dillard brings abundant credibility to each encounter with her clients. She also communicates her [...]

National Nurses Week 2018: Patty Kotora Returns to High School

When Patty Kotora graduated from West Morris Central High School in Chester, New Jersey in 1992, she would never have guessed that she’d be invited back in 2018 to tell students about her work as a [...]

National Nurses Week 2018: Celebrating 30 Years of Caring, Carolyn Burton Society Visiting Nurse

Over the past 30 years Carolyn Burton has worked as a visiting nurse for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, her compassion remains constant, but some of the circumstances have changed. “I see clients from all age [...]

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