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First Crew Of Women

First Crew Of Women

Ms. Streppa describes joining the navy as a signalman and later realizing her goal of becoming a military nurse.

Military Nurse

Military Nurse

Ms. Streppa discusses her two postings in Canada. In St. Jean, Quebec, she was in charge of immunizing all of Canada’s military recruits and in Ottawa she upgraded her skills in a civilian hospital.

Afghanistan Rocket Attacks

Afghanistan Rocket Attacks

Ms. Streppa compares the camp environments in Haiti and Afghanistan, in particular experiencing rocket attacks while serving in Kandahar.

Injuries And Trauma

Injuries And Trauma

Ms. Streppa describes the types of injuries that were treated in the Kandahar field hospital, and describes her most memorable patient, a young Afghan mother who, for her, symbolized why Canadians are in Afghanistan.

‘McGyver’ Nursing

‘McGyver’ Nursing

Ms. Streppa describes the limitations that her field hospital faced and the ability of staff to adapt to their limited medical supplies.

Afghanistan Children

Afghanistan Children

Ms. Streppa describes the positive impact the Medical Corps had on the parents of Afghanistan children she treated, and expresses her hopes for the future of these children.

We Relied On One Another

We Relied On One Another

Ms. Streppa discusses the various emotional support networks that helped hospital and combat staff handle stress.

Remembrance Day Becomes More Important

Remembrance Day Becomes More Important

Ms. Streppa reflects on her service to date, the rewards of having served in Afghanistan, and the guilt for having to leave. She also shares her renewed appreciation of Remembrance Day.

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