Margarethe Cammermeyer (b. 1942), U.S. nurse and former military officer. As quoted in Time magazine, p. 63 (July 6, 1992).
On a common argument against allowing gays to serve in the military. Cammermeyer herself admitted her homosexuality during a routine background check and was dismissed after a career in which she had earned a Bronze Star for Vietnam War duty and was once the Veterans Administration Nurse of the Year.