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Marc Kagan, a retired U.S. Air Power flight nurse, now screens personnel going out and in of the COVID-19 unit at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton.
“My coronary heart was damaged and saddened when a veteran misplaced his life to this lethal virus,” Kagan mentioned in a Facebook post printed by the hospital.
“He didn’t get the army send-off with a flag over his courageous physique,” Kagan added. “It was with my duty and honor to salute this brave American.”
The Division of Veterans Affairs says 5,534 coronavirus sufferers have acquired remedy at its services, whereas 339 veterans have died, WTVT experiences.