Maj. Gen. Deborah C. Wheeling
Major General Deborah C. Wheeling, Deputy Surgeon General for the Army National Guard. addresses the audience at the Military Order of Purple Heart's Ceremony memorial service honoring Nurses. This year's ceremony paid a special tribute Captain Maria Ortiz, who was killed in Iraq. The wreath laying was at the foot of the Nurses Memorial at Arlington Cemetery, Section 21, honoring the service of the many nurses who served and who lay in permanent rest in their special section of Arlington Cemetery.

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