The idea of using female professional nurses in war is little more than a century old, although now widespread. However, for centuries the job of nursing has fallen to wives, camp followers, and other women accompanying military forces. Modern women's military nursing traces from the Crimean War—Florence Nightingale's war (Enloe, 1983, pp. 92-116). Military nursing has most often meant very hard work, until recently often unpaid. The moral character of nurses has traditionally mattered more to the military than their professional ability. Nurses' work generally does not entail any form of sexuality. Rather, nurses most often position themselves as mothers or sisters (sometimes being called "sister"). Women—as nurses, mothers, wives, and girlfriends— also play a central role in men's long-term recovery from combat trauma (Goldstein, 2001, pp. 262, 312-316).

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