Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Doctors, nurses, corpsmen, friends and family gathered Dec. 16 at U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Guam to celebrate the 50-year nursing career of Guadalupe Mafnas. "Ms. Mafnas, who is so beloved, has dedicated so many years to taking care of people, being drawn to the profession of nursing, and serving the people of Guam, both here at Naval Hospital Guam and at [Guam Memorial Hospital]," said USNH Guam Commanding Officer Capt. Kevin Haws. "[She is] such a wonderful member of our staff."
Capt. Elizabeth Swatzell, director of nursing services, USNH Guam, spoke of the tremendous effect Mafnas' knowledge, skills and teaching abilities have had on the command and its staff.