Noella Bayo, a licensed practical nurse at the Ansbach Army Health Clinic is from Brooklyn, New York. She has been a nurse for 13 years, and previously served in the military as a crane operator. “But, it was always my dream as a kid [to be a nurse], I volunteered for Red Cross as a kid.”
Ingrid Villela, a licensed practical nurse, hails from El Paso, Texas. She has been a nurse for 6 years and said nursing is more than just “putting wounds together,” … she enjoys helping people.
Ronda Johnson, a New Iberia, Louisiana, native has been a licensed practical nurse for 27 years. Her career in the medical field began with the U.S. Army National Guard as a medic. “I wanted to be a journalist, that was my life’s dream … but once I got into it, and stuck my first IV and got it, I was hooked.”
Lt. Col. Randy Viray, Ansbach Army Health Clinic chief nurse, has served in the U.S. Army for 17 years. The Tacoma, Washington native comes from a long line of service members. He joined the Army as a nurse, and always knew he wanted to go into the medical field.
Amber Amodt, is a Registered Nurse and the Ansbach Army Health Clinic. She has been a nurse for almost 7 years and hails from Canton, Ohio.
Lori Drake is the Ansbach Army Health Clinic nurse case manager and has been a nurse since 1994. The Central Square, New York native earned her Licensed Practical Nurse certificate while serving in the U.S. Army Reserves and then went on to become a Registered Nurse.
Claudia Aikens, a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Ansbach Army Health Clinic, also happens to be a Registered Nurse. She has been a nurse for more than 20 years, and began working for the military in 2009.
Cpt. Svetlana Connor, Ansbach Army Health Clinic clinical nurse officer-in-charge, has served in the U.S. Army for 12 years, and has been a nurse for seven years.
A profession that requires compassion and patience, nurses do so much more than care for those who are sick.
The work of garrison arborists never stops. Year round, certified and experienced tree specialists care for USAG Ansbach’s tree population.