1942 - Born in Oslo, Norway on the 24th of March.
1951 - Immigrated to US.
1956 - Became naturalized US citizen.
1961 - She joined the Army Student Nurse Program.
1963 - Received a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Maryland.
1988 - She met her partner, Diane Divelbess, when she was 46.
1989 - She disclosed that she is a lesbian.
1992 - Discharged from military for homosexuality, but ultimately reinstated by judicial order.
1994 - Co-wrote memoir Serving in Silence.
1998 - After retirement, he ran for the United States Congress in Washington's Second District.
- She won the Democratic primary, but lost in the general election to Republican Jack Metcalf.
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