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Janice Gavern Helps Promote Women Veterans – “Meet Gladys!”

Let me introduce you to “Gladys.” She was named after a WWI U.S. Army Nurse, Gladys Watkins, who was originally from Wales but lived in the Western Pennsylvania area. Army Nurse Gladys Watkins died of Spanish flu and pneumonia in France and was buried there. Her friends back in Scranton, Pennsylvania organized and named an American Legion Post in her honor.

We are excited to name our newly acquired 1968 Vietnam Era Military Ambulance “Gladys” in her honor. This Vietnam Era Military Ambulance named “Gladys” will be the centerpiece of our new nonprofit organization called “Remember and Honor Women Veterans.” My daughter Lisa and I are partners in the new endeavor and we are thrilled to announce this news to the Veterans Community. ...

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