Corporal Steve Martin returned to Canadian soil yesterday, (Dec. 22,) after being delayed 24 hours due to weather conditions. The procession for Cpl. Martin began at CFB Trenton at approximately 2:00 pm. making the two and a half hour trip down the Highway of Heroes that ended in
Martin was greeted as a true hero by more than a hundred Canadians who stood side by side in respectful silence as he was brought down
Habibullah Qaderi, the consul-general of
Cpl. Martin was killed on Dec.18 by an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) while on duty. His death represents the 154th member of
Corporal Steve Martin’s sacrifice will not be forgotten.
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