Edmonton-based troops arrive home from Afghanistan in time for Christmas
Edmonton-based troops arrive home from Afghanistan in time for ChristmasBy Caley Ramsay Global NewsDecember 13, 2013
EDMONTON – As Canada’s training mission in Afghanistan winds down, about 35 Canadian Armed Forces members returned home to Edmonton Friday afternoon, just in time to spend the holidays with their families.
“That’s the thing I’ve been looking forward to for the last six months,” said Master Warrant Officer Don Cormier of reuniting with his wife and two young children. “My daughter started talking since I’ve been away, so I’m glad to hear what she has to say to me.”
“I’m very excited to be home. I can tell you I’ve never felt anything like this before,” said Corporal William Ross, who has spent the last six months in Kabul, on his first deployment....