Canada's equipment in Afghanistan | CBC News
Canadian forces personnel who worked with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan used a number of different vehicles to carry out their duties. Here's a look at some of them.
Benjamin "Ben" Roberts-Smith VC, MG (born 1 November 1978) is a former Australian soldier and a recipient of the Victoria Cross for Australia. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during a helicopter assault into Tizak on 11 June 2010 as part of an offensive in the Shah Wali Kot region, while serving with the Special Air Service Regiment in Afghanistan.
Hockey Night in Afghanistan
I received an email today from the wife of a Canadian soldier who is currently deployed with the U.S Air Force and she shared something awesome with me that the Edmonton Oilers & The Oklahoma City Barons did for our troops overseas. "My Canadian husband is deployed overseas with the U.S. Air Force. The Canadians and American's at the deployed location got a great surprise and a real lift in spirits in December when they received a shipment of hockey sticks, gloves and t-shirts from the…
Operation Medusa: The Battle For Panjwai - Legion Magazine
PHOTOS: DND; CHARLES COMPANY; ADAM DAY A Canadian soldier ducks as a helicopter lifts off during Operation Medusa. Inset top: across the Arghandab River, the area around the white school burns as the Canadians attack. Inset bottom: the town of Bazaar-e-Panjwai with Mar Ghar in the background. Part 1: The Charge of Charles Company. Within […]
100 Images From/De Afghanistan
The Canadian Armed Forces are marking more than 12 years of service in Afghanistan. The largest deployment of Canadian Armed Forces personnel since the Second World War will draw to a close on March 31, 2014. Beginning on December 22, 2013, the Department of National Defence will highlight one photograph a day taken during the mission for a total of a select 100 images. *** Les Forces armées canadiennes soulignent plus de 12 années de service en Afghanistan. Le 31 mars 2014, le plus…