Army nurse on a mission
Last updated 9/16/2020 at 12:18pm
Story by Col. Meritt Phillips, Army Reserve Medical Command
Most brides spend the final week leading up to their wedding day making sure that all the last minute details are in place.
U.S. Army Reserve 1st Lt. Tina M. Simpson spent the ten days prior to her wedding readjusting plans to allow her to get married before departing to answer the nation's call for her skills as an Army Reserve medical-surgical nurse.
"I received a call July 15th from my commander advising me I would be placed on orders to leave on July 20th," said Simpson who hails from Colorado Springs, Colorado. She and he...