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Friday, May 12, 2006

Canadian PRT's at work in Afghanistan 
(en francais)

10 May 2006
Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team, Afghanistan

Lieutenant Gwen Bourque is one of the instrumental players whom has been involved with the donation of three ambulances, a garbage truck, and one dump truck to the Afghan people. The ceremony took place at the Governor’s palace downtown Kandahar City. The ambulances will be distributed to Spin Boldak, Panjwayi and Maywand District Health Center’s. The garbage truck is for the hospital and the prison. The prisoner van will be to transport prisoner’s to court from the jail.

The Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team (KPRT) located at Camp Nathan Smith in the heart of Kandahar City is comprised of approximately 250 soldiers, drawn largely from Land Forces Western Area (LFWA) and 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) based in Shilo, Manitoba and Edmonton, Alberta.

Task Force Afghanistan is part of Canada’s contribution to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Canadians and their international partners are helping Afghan people to rebuild their lives, their families, their communities and their nation. The mission is to improve the quality of life of Afghan people by providing a secure environment in which Afghan society can recover from more than 25 years of conflict.

Photo by Sergeant Carole Morissette
Task Force Afghanistan Roto 1
Imagery Technician

Cross posted from the Torch

Paul Synnott at 2:35 a.m.    | en francais | Go to Top|


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