Kate O'Hare-Palmer Interviewed for Petaluma Argus-Courier


VVA 223's own secretary Kate O'Hara-Palmer was recently interviewed for Petaluma360 by Joe Noriel:


"For Kate O’Hare-Palmer, her time as a nurse in Vietnam holds many memories, some worth keeping, some she wished she could erase.


June 8, 1968, was O’Hare-Palmer’s first day arriving at the hospital where she was to serve in Vietnam and was immediately thrust into complete chaos. A Vietnamese woman was hurriedly admitted to surgery with a ruptured aorta from a gun fragment wound. O’Hare-Palmer didn’t even have time to put on her surgical gloves to treat the patient. ... "


You can read the article in its entirety here on Petaluma360.

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