Lindsay McQuade Returns From Afghanistan

Chamber Board Director Brian McQuade’s daughter Lindsay has recently returned to the United States after serving in Afghanistan as a surgical nurse for the United States Army.

In this article in the Northwest Navigator, Lt. McQuade talks about the benefits of the added services at the hospital in Kandahar and her thoughts about celebrating her birthday on the day of the opening of this section of the hospital (which we think is pretty cool):

Lt. Lindsay McQuade, med surgical nurse currently forward deployed from Naval Hospital Bremerton to Role 3 Hospital at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan was asked to give a speech in May 23 to commemorate the hospital’s second anniversary. McQuade corresponded with Cmdr. Elizabeth Oakes, NHB assistance director of Nursing Services and shared her experience of the event. (Read the rest of the story here.)