5/3/2019 0 Comments
Editor’s Note: MOAA is celebrating National Nurses Week with stories of service from members of the MOAA Uniformed Services Nurse Advocates Virtual Chapter. Learn more about the chapter here.
Paula Trivette – or “Paulita,” as President George H.W. Bush affectionately called her – settled into her seat on Air Force One, preparing for a weeklong trip to Japan with the president.
Not long after they landed, Bush played tennis with Japanese diplomats and joined them for sushi.
“He loved sushi as much as he liked broccoli,” chuckled Trivette, now a retired Army lieutenant colonel. “He does not like broccoli.”
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