​March 8, 1945: Phyllis Mae Dailey Receives A Commission

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Phyllis Mae Dailey received a commission in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps.

Dailey was the Navy’s 1st African-American nurse and the 1st of 4 African-American nurses to serve active duty in WW II. #WomensHistoryMonth

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