She has been a vital member to the staff at the Garrison Geriatric Center in Lubbock and now she is hoping to become just as important to the U.S. Navy.
Wednesday afternoon Trisha Mims was sworn into the Nursing Core of the U.S. Navy. The Commissioning Ceremony was held at the Garrison Center where Trisha worked while attending Nursing School at Texas Tech. Now that she has graduated she will spend the next three years serving our country. "So many men and women have gone before me and this is my chance to give back to them."
The staff at the Geriatric Center said they are sad Trisha is leaving but happy to send her off.
Hurricane Maria threatens Caribbean islands already wrecked by Hurricane Irma and holds the chance of a direct hit on Puerto Rico.
The earthquake struck on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 temblor that killed thousands and came just two hours after earthquake drills were held across Mexico to mark the date.
Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed.
In a sign he remained short of votes, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused on Tuesday to commit to bringing the legislation up for a vote.
Belgian regional authorities say an intact German World War I submarine has been found off the coast of Belgium and contains the bodies of 23 people.