Afghan War Memorial

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Today I was privileged to cover the unveiling and dedication of the first Canadian memorial to the war in Afghanistan. A VERY moving ceremony....

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The massed pipes and drums: The Royal Canadian Air Force Pipes & Drums, The Canadian Scottish Regiment, and the Victoria Police Department march on.


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Company Sergent-Major Goodbody, Canadian Scottish. He might not be a large chap, but I'm pretty sure I wouldn't make an disparaging comments about his skirt!

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Placing a poppy....

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Soldiers of the Canadian Scottish and Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry pay their respects

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The memorial

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Her Honour, Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia inspects the guard of Afghanistan Veterans

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If you've never seen a real hero, here's one: Captain Trevor Greene, talking to Her Excellency, Shinkai Karokhail, Afghan ambassador to Canada.
 
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Very nice set
 

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