Captain Vivian M. Gersema at Offutt AFB with her flying hospital, a C-54. 44-9077 was dubbed an “MC-54M” due to its medical role. Gersema started her military service as a flight nurse in WWII. She eventually attained the rank of colonel.
Having flown a medevac missions myself, there is always room for flight nurses in the cockpit.
Civilian nurses are briefed on the finer points of aeromedical care.