Alene Duerk

Nurse, Military Person

1920 –

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Who is Alene Duerk?

Alene Bertha Duerk was a United States Navy rear admiral. She was the first woman to be selected for flag rank in the U.S. Navy and was advanced to that rank on June 1, 1972, and was also the director of the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps from 1970 to 1975. She is a 1974 recipient of a Distinguished Alumni Award of Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

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Born
Mar 29, 1920
Defiance
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Ohio

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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