Cincinatti, Ohio, US
United States Army
2LT, 47th Combat Support Hospital
Tacoma, US, 02/01/2008
Ann Elizabeth Robinson Houck passed away February 1 in Tacoma, Washington., after suffering critical injuries when she was hit by a bus in a crosswalk while walking her dogs. Ann was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after completing the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps program. She deployed with the 47th Combat Support Hospital from September 2005 to June 2006 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After completing her time in the military, Ann worked as a staff nurse at Madigan Army Medical Center in the mother/baby unit.
She was a native of Cincinnati and is survived by her husband, Captain Kerry Houck, her parents, David and Peggy Robinson, a brother, Scott, and a sister, Karen.
Contributions may be made to a scholarship established in her honor: The Ann Robinson Houck Scholarship at Archbishop McNicholas High School, 6536 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230. The scholarship will help fund tuition for a female student interested in a science career such as nursing.