Major General Horoho earned her BSN degree from the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing in 1982. She was honored by Time Life Publications, the American Red Cross, and Nursing Spectrum for her care and action as a first responder when Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.
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