U.S. Navy doctor, Cmdr. Terrence Dwyer and Navy nurse Lt. Cmdr. Vicki Edgar monitor the vital signs of a rescued fisherman pulled from the ocean after nearly 20 hours after his vessel capsized.
Photo credit:U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 2nd Class J. Maurer.
Working as a military nurse exposes you to a vast amount of opportunities and challenges. You'll care for servicemembers and their families in unique situations all around the world, while holding rank of an Officer. A military nurse may join the Army, Navy or Air Force. Military nurses work in the same medical areas as civilian nurses, in addition to practicing military duties such as performing airborne medical help for wounded soldiers. They enjoy their exciting career as they [...]