SFC (Ret) Angela Colley

SFC (Ret) Angela Colley

Sergeant First Class Angela R. Colley is a retired member of the United States Anny with 32 years of services.


SFC Colley was born in Jamaica W. I. She came to New York when she was five years old. During her junior year in high school she signed up for the Anny Delayed Entry Program and went to basic training at Fort Dix in the summer of 1981. After graduation from the James Madison High School in Brooklyn, New York in 1982 Angela went to Academy of Health Science, Fort Sam Houston, Texas for training in the 91D course (Operating Room Specialist). She completed AIT at Walter Reed Anny Hospital and remained at Walter Reed until 1985. During this time received National Certification as a Surgical Technologist.


Upon her return to New York, May 1985 and assigned to the 343rd Evacuation Hospital, Fort Hamilton. Angela worked as a Surgical Technologist until receiving her RN license in 2002 SFC Colley completed all phases of the military NCO Academy.


Other units assigned were,l 150th Intelligence Unit and later served as a 91B and 91D instructor with the 11th Battalion, 5th Medical Brigade at Ft. Hamilton, New York.


She earned an AAS Nursing Degree from Kingsborough Community in Brooklyn New York and a Bachelor in Liberal Arts from the City Collage of New York.


She is a recipient of various Anny Accommodation Ribbons and Medals, as well as, the Persian Gulf War Award.


Currently, she serves as a Register Nurse at New York Community Hospital located in Brooklyn, NY. She is a member of the Greater Allen Cathedral of New York where she is actively involved in many ministries including serving as the president of the Nurses’ Guild.


She loves serving the Lord and is truly grateful to be alive. She is a survivor of Colon Cancer and Cerebral Infarction Stroke. SFC Colley is an active member of the NABMW and served on the Board of NABMW FOUNDATION.

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