The Canadian Press

2011-07-02 | Afghan Canada Buddies

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Canada's top military commander attempted to bind new and old wounds July 2nd when he bade farewell to combat troops in Kandahar. General Walt Natynczyk, in his final address before the formal end of operations, urged returning soldiers to watch their "battle buddies" as they began the long journey back to regular life. Defense Minister Peter MacKay said the federal government did all it could to help wounded veterans. (Three days later, Canadians formally handed over their battlefield to American troops in Afghanistan.)

Date: 2011-07-02
Placeline: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << well I mean the short answer is when when somebody has given their all and been grievously injured that you're never able to truly put the back of the place that we all want to be high but we are going to make every effort to support them support their family >>