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Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays Collection

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Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
VA
Gender
Female

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1947-1958
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army Nurse Corps
Unit of Service
4th Field Hospital; Tokyo Army Hospital, 8059th Army Unit (AU), Far East Command (Japan)
Location of Service
Pennsylvania; New York; Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Washington, DC; Inchon, Seoul, Korea; Pusan, Korea; Tokyo, Japan
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center.

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1958-1971
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army Nurse Corps
Unit of Service
11th Evacuation Hospital; Office of the Surgeon General
Location of Service
Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Washington, DC; Vietnam
Highest Rank
Brigadier General
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was the first woman in the United States Armed Forces to wear the insignia of a brigadier general.

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army Nurse Corps
Unit of Service
20th General Hospital; Tilton General Hospital
Location of Service
Pennsylvania; Camp Claiborne, Louisiana; Fort Dix, New Jersey; Assam, India; China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater
Highest Rank
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran is a registered nurse (RN).

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [1 item] -- Portrait
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Michael Sewards
Contributor:
Michael Sewards
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Lehigh Valley World War II Round Table
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/82511
Subjects:
Hays, Anna Mae V. McCabe
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Nurse Corps.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Nurse Corps.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Nurse Corps.
Cite as:
Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays Collection
(AFC/2001/001/82511), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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