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First Black woman to serve as U.S. Army nurse takes a look back at her career at 102

Amityville's Maj. Nancy Leftenant-Colon, 102, became the first Black woman in the regular U.S. Army Nurse Corps. She later served as the Tuskegee Airmen Inc.’s first and only female president. Credit: Newsday/Howard Schnapp; Photo credits: Nancy Leftenant-Colon, Newsday archive

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