The Canadian Press

2009-09-17 | Afghan Canada Soldier

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Twenty-three-year-old Private Jonathan Couturier of the 2nd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment, based in Valcartier, Quebec, was killed in Afghanistan September 17th by an improvised explosive device. Task Force Kandahar Commander, Brigadier-General Jonathan Vance paid tribute to Couturier. (Couturier was the 131st Canadian soldier to die as part of the Afghan mission since it began in 2002.)

Date: 2009-09-17
Placeline: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 25 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Jonathan join the Canadian Forces only 3 years ago with the hope of serving his country and ensuring peace and security for Canadians and other populations in dire situations around the world and he fulfill that desire during his time here in Afghanistan you were an honor to serve with and your dedication to Afghans and Canada will never be forgotten >>