The Canadian Press

2002-01-07 | Terror-Canada-Troops

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The possibility for combat became a reality for Edmonton-based Canadian soldiers heading for Afghanistan. On January 7th, Defense Minister Art Eggleton announced that 750 troops would deploy in the Kandahar region under US command. Lieutenant-Colonel Pat Stogran (STOH'-gruhn) of the Third Battalion Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry told Canadian Press reporter Bob Weber that the soldiers were ready for anything.

Date: 2002-01-07
Placeline: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 11 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we're going to give that to do whatever mission is, are assigned to us from the brigade commander in case they did your expectation that you're going into a fight, I think the threat exists for sure >>

Clip ID: 20020107CPCN001