Alice A. Booher
Alice A. Booher (Age 74) On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, of Arlington, VA, after a long illness. Alice was born in Indianapolis, IN. Daughter of Drs Norman and Olga Booher, Alice received her JD from Indiana University in 1967. She served a year as a Foreign Service Reserve Officer before joining the Veteran's Administration in 1968. From 1969 to 2011, she served with distinction as Counsel with the Board of Veteran Appeals. She was continuously involved in myriad Veteran oriented projects, with particular devotion to the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, DC. Alice served as an independent book reviewer and journalist for national print media, with special emphasis on Prisoners of War, women veterans, and Intelligence. Published in over 15 Journals, in 2015 she was the editor and contributing author of the book, Glimpses of the New Veteran: Changed Constituency, Different Disabilities, Evolving Resolutions. Alice is survived by three brothers, John, Robert, and Phil Booher. A celebration of her life will coincide this winter with Tet, Alice's most celebrated holiday since her Vietnam service. Suggested donations in her honor include the Andersonville POW Museum and the Fisher House Foundation. No services planned.
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