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Civilian nurse serves both sides during War in Afghanistan

As a nurse in a war zone, Jane Ramage found service toughest when dealing with the other side. “I had a hard time not being able to give dessert to suspected Taliban,” she said. On April 14, intensive-care nurse, Jane Ramage was interviewed by Centennial College journalism students. During the War in Afghanistan, she left civilian nursing and served two tours of duty in a military hospital at the Canadian military base in Kandahar.

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U.K. vet recalls service during the Cold War

The journey began with a poster and a dare for Alexandra Hackett. “My friend and I went to town on a Saturday and there was a big, free event for the young people,” she said. “And that’s where we saw the poster.” It depicted a boy and girl serving in the army. With the words ‘Join the army. See the world,’ written across the picture.