November 9, 2020 Donna Rowe, Captain, US Army Nurse Corps 1964-1969

Donna C. Rowe CAPTAIN, US Army Nurse Corps 1964-1969 RESUME MILITARY SERVICE: • Entered the US Army in 1964 through the Student Nurse Corps Program (ROTC) • Commissioned a 2nd Lt. in February 1966 • Basic Training: Fort Sam Houston, Texas • Assignments: • Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, TX • Womack Army Hospital, Fort Bragg, N.C. • DeWitt Army Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA with attachment to Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C. • Veitnam: 3rd Field Hospital, Saigon (Head Nurse, Emergency Room/Triage Area), 1968-1969 • Promoted to Captain June 1968 • Decorations: Vietnam Service Ribbon and the Army Commendation Metal • Honorable Discharge June 1969 • 1st WOMAN Inductee - GA Military Veterans “HALL OF FAME” – Nov. 2016 PERSONAL: • Widow of Col (Ret.) Al Rowe, (Married for 47 years) • Mother of a son, Richard and a step-son, John • Red Cross Nurse 1969-1999 (Served at Womack Army Hospital, DeWitt Army Hospital and South Eastern Disaster Response Center) • R.N. Volunteer: GA Homeland Security, GA Nurse Alert System (2001-2009). • Profession: Real Estate Broker (1983-2016) Presently with Coldwell Banker 1994 - 2001 Vice President, Buckhead Brokers REALTORS 1994 President Cobb County Assoc. of REALTORS 1989, 1992, 1997 REALTOR of the YEAR (Cobb) 2009 Cobb Association of REALTORS President’s Award 2019, Inductee, GA Association of REALTORS, HALL OF FAME • Member, First United Methodist Church, Marietta COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Donna has served her community in many organizations including: Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross, CASA (Abused Children), GA Regional Transportation Authority, Atlanta Regional Commission (Environmental Collaborative) , Fannie Mae (Executive Board), Cobb County Development Authority, various schools’ PTSA, GA Vietnam Veterans Alliance (Director), Cobb County Republican Women’s Club (President 2003), Cobb Assoc. of REALTORS (President 1994), GA Assoc. of REALTORS and the National Assoc. of REALTORS. Donna is featured in “The Kathleen Story” segment of the World Film Festival’s award winning Vietnam War documentary film, In The Shadow of The Blade, which was released on Veterans Day and has continued to shown on the “Military Channel” and the “Discovery Channel”. “The Kathleen Story” segment of this film has been selected by The Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. to run during the permanent display of the Vietnam War Exhibit in the American History Museum. Donna has been the Keynote speaker for many important events throughout the United States including the GEMA/FEMA Regional Conference, Lockheed Veterans Dinner, and National Cemetery (Canton) Commemorative Event and was a Program participant at the VIP Veterans Festivities at the Ronald Reagan Library in California.

Posted by Bill White
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