Veteran of the Month: Lauren Evans, Navy
January 9, 2013 12:54PM
Lauren Evans is Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873’s Veteran of the Month. The 64-year-old served 20 years in the Navy.
Updated: February 14, 2013 6:22AM
Branch of service: Navy
Current age: 64
Total years served: 20
Served from: 1989 to 2009
Places served: Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany during Desert Storm; Philadelphia, Penn.; Naval Station in Great Lakes Illinois; Rota, Spain; Honduras; Camp Pendleton in California; Fort McCoy in Wisconsin; Fort Custer in Michigan; Fort Sam Houston in Texas; Camp Bullis in Texas; National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
Job or specialty: Nurse
Fondest memory while serving: “Serving alongside the Army and Air Force medical teams to provide the best medical care for our wounded warriors at Landstul Regional Medical Center, Germany.”
Quote: “Leadership by decisive action and leadership by consensus are both valid. A true leader knows when to choose one over the other.”
Every month the Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 in Naperville chooses a Veteran of the Month for The Naperville Sun.