Supporting their heroic service

Posted 9 months ago

In case you missed it, this one-minute action will help give U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps members the veteran recognition they deserve. This bill – now known as the United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act – just got introduced in the House as well.

Building grassroots support for this bill now is key to making sure it's a priority in the new Congress. Send your letter today >>



This year marks the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps, a heroic group of nurses who served in World War II – and these nurses are the only uniformed corps members from that war who haven’t been recognized as veterans.

You can help change that and give these nurses their due.

The bipartisan United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act was just introduced in the Senate and would right this wrong and finally honor these nurses’ valiant service to our country, but it needs your help to move forward!

Send your letter now: tell your Senators to support the United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act and recognize the sacrifice these nurses have made.

These nurses filled an urgent need during the war efforts by ensuring that there were trained healthcare professionals at home and abroad – and paved the way for how nursing and nurse training evolved in the US in the process.

Ten different bills have been introduced since 1995 aiming to give these nurses the credit they deserve – and none have passed. This new bipartisan bill, introduced by Senator Warren (D-MA) and Senator Daines (R-MT), is our best chance to honor nurse cadets and the critical role they played.

Send your letter of support now – it only takes a minute and can help reverse decades of oversight >>

Thanks in advance for helping ensure that these nurses’ service to their country isn’t forgotten.


Matt Fitting
Advocacy and Engagement Specialist
American Nurses Association


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