Michel, Martha A G

1LT Martha A. Garson Michel was awarded the Soldiers Medal while assigned to the Army Nurse Corps, Army of the United States. On April 3, 1945 she distinguished herself by heroism and courageous action in Germany. On that date, she voluntarily risked her life to evacuate patients from a burning hospital ward and aided in the extinguishing of the flames. She is the first woman to be inducted into the Madison County Hall of Heroes.