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Alene Duerk

Alene Duerk (Naval History and Heritage Command via AP)
Alene Duerk (Naval History and Heritage Command via AP)

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September 11, 2018 "Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always."
August 29, 2018 "My deep simpathy to the family and friends of Alene Duerk . May You find comfort in Gods strength during this difficult time " - (NY)
August 20, 2018 "A great woman who paved the way for others. Rest in peace" - Debbie Foley (Paris, ME)
August 20, 2018 "To the DUERK FAMILY in their time of grief, I'm truly sorry for your loss. May 'God' give you peace of mind during this most difficult time .
-Romans 15:13" - RC.
August 19, 2018 "Navy women like Admirals Duerk & Grace Potter make me wish I woulda been a lifer. Thank you both for your service." - Julie B (IL)
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Obituary for Alene Duerk
Alene Duerk (1920 – 2018), was the first female rear admiral in the Navy. Beginning her career in the Navy Nurse Corps during World War II, she rose...
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