Thursday, June 30, 2011

Repatriation Of MCpl. Francis Roy

Yesterday June 30, 2011 Canadian heroes attended the repatriation of MCpl. Francis Roy. On June 25 2011, Master Corporal Francis Roy from the Canadian Special Operations Regiment based at CFB Petawawa, Ontario was found dead from non-combat related wounds. It’s always an emotional day for us when hearing of a passing of one of our own. We want to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of MCpl. Francis Roy.

Photos form repat

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Another Soldier Lost

The body of Bombardier Karl Manning Canada's 156th soldier to die in Afghanistan has returned to Canada.
Manning was found dead Friday, May 27 at a forward military outpost in southern Afghanistan. Manning was based at CFB Valcartier, Que. The military is calling his death "non-combat-related wounds" and is also saying that "enemy action or foul play had no role in his death."

Manning joined the Canadian Forces three years ago and deployed to Kandahar on his first foreign tour last December with the 1 Royal 22e Regiment battle group. He was a radar operator with the 5e Regiment d'artillerie legere du Canada, based in Valcartier, Que.