ROBERT SPRINGER

Captain | Army Nurse Corps

 

Bob Springer served in the Army Nurse Corps with the 44th Medical Brigade in Vietnam.  He was stationed at the 24th Evac Hospital in Long-Binh from 1967 to 1968.  He worked as an operating room nurse during his time in country, notably during the height of Tet Offensive. He is the grandson of Clarence W. Springer.

In the book "Bring Our Baby Home," Leon Rodriguez mentions that "the Staff Nurses I am most impressed with are...Bob Springer -- a male nurse that can and will do it all, from the dirtiest, bloodiest, and most challenging surgery.  Bob is a good man."

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