LTC (Ret) Debulon Elizabeth Bell
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
SSI (Officer): 66H/Medical Surgical Nurse
Military Branch: Air Force & Army
Time in Service: Air Force (1974 – 1978); Army (1982 – 1998)
Duty Assignments: Served as a Staff Nurse Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center and Lajes Field USAF Hospital, Azores, Portugal. Later served as Flight Nurse, and Medical Crew Director at Scott AFB, IL. Served in positions of increased responsibility in the Army, from Staff Nurse at USAMEDDAC Fort Carson, CO to Head Nurse Emergency Room at the 85th EVAC, Kenner Army Hospital, Fort Lee, VA and Letterman Army Medical Center, Presidio of San Francisco, CA. Evening/Night Nursing Supervisor at 121st EVAC Hospital, Yongsan, Korea and Chief Nurse, 43rd MASH, Camp Humphreys, Korea. Chief, Ambulatory Nursing, Chief, Nursing Administration, and Chief Nurse, Kenner Army Hospital, Fort, Lee, VA. Served as Head Nurse and Evening/Night Supervisor at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Also served as Army Nurse Corps Historian at the Center of Military History, Washington, DC.
Deployments: Deployed 43rd MASH to Thailand in support of Operation Cobra Gold.
Awards: Legion of Merit; Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Medal.
Other Professional Affiliations: Charter member Women in Military Service for America (WIMSA); Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA), Eta Eta Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Incorporated; Disabled American Veterans (DAV).