Stories from Afghanistan
The Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial is meant to honour the deeds and loss of our valued military personnel serving in our Armed Forces in Afghanistan.
Stories of hope and triumph, success and achievement are stories you will find here.
To all of our brave men and women in the Armed Forces we salute the work you do.
Canadian soldier killed in Afghanistan
An Edmonton soldier is dead following a suicide bombing in Kabul on Saturday. The death of Master Cpl. Byron Greff marks the first death of the Canadian Contribution to the NATO Training Mission. Greff’s role was to advise Afghan National Army trainers who provide recruit training to Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police members. [...]Read More >>
GIVE TO HONOUR THOSE WHO GAVE!
TRENTON, Ontario. Today, Mayor John Williams announced a nation-wide campaign to raise $1.5million by September 2011, for the creation of an Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial to honour the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces who were killed while serving in Afghanistan. Sadly, 157 Canadian service members have fallen to date in this conflict. This [...]Read More >>
Canadian soldier found dead in Afghanistan identified
By QMI Agency KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN — Master Cpl. Francis Roy from the Canadian Special Operations Regiment (CSOR) was named as the soldier who was found dead from non-combat related wounds Saturday. Brig.-Gen. Dean Milner, the commander of the Joint Task Force Afghanistan, made the announcement Sunday morning. On its website, the CSOR, which is based [...]Read More >>
An emotional unveiling
A sketch of Bombadier Karl Manning is the most recent addition to the mural depicting the faces of fallen Canadian Forces Members. On the day of Manning’s repatriation, the Portraits of Honor made its first national tour stop at the National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton. The 10-foot by 40-foot mural was unveiled [...]Read More >>