LOOK: A visual journey into the lives of Vietnam War nurses

“A lot of people really don’t think that I’m a veteran for some reason,” says Patti Ehline. But the former army nurse says she saw more during the Vietnam War than many soldiers, and carries the same sense of pride.

Patti Ehline during her stint in Vietnam. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

“A lot of people really don’t think that I’m a veteran for some reason,” says Patti Ehline. But the former army nurse says she saw more during the Vietnam War than many soldiers, and carries the same sense of pride.

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