CPT Gussie Mae Jones

CPT Gussie Mae Jones

Forrest City, St. Francis County, Arkansas, USA
Death 7 Mar 2004 (aged 41)
Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Burial North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Plot Section B, Site 110
Memorial ID 8543548 View Source
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She was a graduate of Palestine High School in 1981, Arkansas University Central in 1986, joined the United States Army in 1988, where the last rank she earned was captain.

Ms. Jones was selected for the Enlisted Commissioning Program at Syracuse University and graduated in 1998. She graduated as a registered nurse and a second lieutenant. She also served on the staff of the 31st Combat Support Hospital as a critical care nurse in Baghdad, Iraq. During her over 15 years in the Army, she reveived several honors including the Bronze Star (posthumously), Joint Service Commendation, four Army Commendation Medals and four Army Achievement Medals.

“She was a very dedicated person and was always smiling,” said a co-worker and friend, Capt. Susan Gilbert. “If anyone asked her to do something, she would do it. And she was very kind and gentle and patient with the patients.”

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