The Canadian Press

2011-06-06 | Afghan Canada Combat

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The army conducted its last full-scale combat operation in Kandahar on June 6th. Canada's battle group commander, Lieutenant Colonel Michel-Henri St-Louis, said the operation marked a milestone in the development of the Afghan Army, but the work of Canadian soldiers in day-to-day patrols would continue. (The operation, which took place in Panjwaii district over two weeks, was planned and led by the Afghan National Army, and was meant to further disrupt the Taliban from conducting spring and summer attacks.)

Date: 2011-06-06
Placeline: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << what will be more significant I would say maybe when we actually give the battle space over in July to the American unit that replacing us when the soldiers no longer need to go and do that presents in the village that counterinsurgency day-to-day work >>