With only a brief medical history in his chart, May thought it would be beneficial to ask some questions. The resulting conversation confirmed to her the importance of a recent trip to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland:
"While waiting for the test, we began to talk about his past professions. When he mentioned he had been in the U.S. Army, I asked when he was in and if he enjoyed it. He quickly said no and explained he had been drafted and sent to Vietnam. I thanked him for his service and told him that I plan to go into the U.S. Navy as a nurse after college. I also told him about my Project SERVE experience.
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