March 24, 2022

‘Full Honors’ Celebrates Flight Nurse, Arlington Cemetery

‘Full Honors’ Celebrates Flight Nurse, Arlington Cemetery
December 6, 2018

Lieutenant Louise Rand accompanied wounded to Cairo with the U.S. Army’s 830th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron.

First Lieutenant Louise Rand tended the wounded on flights out of Karachi to Cairo in the Pacific Theater of World War II. She was a favorite among the soldiers and the pilots. “She was in high demand because of her fudge, which she made on a little stove on the plane,” said her daughter, Susan Joyce. She did that when she wasn’t changing bandages or calming down a scared 19-year-old.…READ THE FULL STORY IN THE ARLINGTON CONNECTION