WWII Army Air Force Flight Nurse Lt. Elsie Ott pioneered Aeromedical Evacuation (MEDEVAC).
Author Jeffery Copeland presents an image-rich presentation detailing Lt. Ott’s achievements and the complicated origins of evacuating wounded soldiers from the battlefield. For her bravery, determination, and courage, Lt. Ott was the first woman to be awarded the Army Air Medal.
Watch September 8 at 6:00 PM PDT
This is a FREE online presentation.
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This lecture is part of the Stranger Than Fiction event series. Stranger Than Fiction: The Incredible Science of Aerospace Medicine tells the story of daring aviation and space adventurers, doctors and researchers developing the means for us to go higher, faster and farther through the air and into space.