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May 24, 2009

Remembering Our Heroes

An Emmy award documentary of a powerful and emotional story about school nurse Marlene Horton's experiences during the Viet Nam War.


Wild Thing's comment..........

Thank you Marlene Horton for being there for our Heroes. You are a Hero too.


....Thank you Jack for sending this to me.

United States Army
Army Combat Engineers
Quang Tri & Chu Lai '68 -'69

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Posted by Wild Thing at May 24, 2009 05:49 AM


Thank you Chrissie and Jack for such a powerful and moving story. I've have known for some time that there really are angels. This is just more proof. May God forever bless Nurse Horton, our fallen heroes and their families. We will never forget!!!

Posted by: James M at May 24, 2009 08:50 AM

Marlene Horton and the women like her did a monumental job for which they cannot be thanked enough. As the graphic says, theirs was the last face many GIs saw. The nurses had a very tough job and there is no way to thank them enough.

Posted by: TomR at May 24, 2009 11:11 AM

Agree, Tom, the Nurses don't get enough credit especially the ones in Field Hospitals. They are right out there too.

Inspiring story.

Posted by: Mark at May 24, 2009 11:51 AM

Thank you Chrissie.

Thank you Marlene Horton and all the ladies of mercy, you never got the credit you richly deserved.

Posted by: Jack at May 24, 2009 05:07 PM

James M., Tom, Mark, and Jack,
I agree so much. These people and
Marlene Horton are angels.

Their passion and care for our troops
has saved so many lives it would be
hard to know how many. Physically
but also mentally as well, in their

Posted by: Wild Thing at May 25, 2009 12:02 AM