Statement from the American Association for Men in Nursing and the AAMN Foundation in Regard to the Tragedy in Las Vegas

AAMN and the AAMN Foundation are saddened by the tragedy that occurred yesterday in Las Vegas. Our thoughts are with all of those who suffered loss and injury from this horrific attack.

We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our colleagues, Sonny Melton, who worked as a nurse at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tennessee. Our thoughts are with his wife, Heather, his family, friends and co-workers at Henry County Medical Center.

Sonny’s life will stand as a legacy to the senseless violence in this tragedy and other similar attacks that have continued to plague our society.