In case you’ve forgotten how this project came to be, here’s a little background. From early in 2010 til March of 2014 volunteers across Canada collected stories and photos from the men and women who served Canada in Afghanistan. The result is the remarkable commemorative book, “Afghanistan: A Canadian Story” that tells some of the very human Canadian stories of the boots on the ground experience of that mission.
The book was completed by August of 2014 and enjoyed a well attended launch at the Cartier Square Drill Hall on November 3rd 2014.
Net proceeds from book sales went to the Edmonton Military Family Resources Centre from launch to September 2017, and were shared with military support services such as the Boomers Legacy Foundation, the Military Families Fund, the Soldier On Fund and Operation Dignity St Anne de Bellevue Veterans Hospital Foundation. October commences a change in that the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Guild (RCEME Guild) is now the keeper of the book as it were.
The E-version of “Afghanistan: A Canadian Story” was published in late 2015 but was badly formatted and has recently been taken down. Apologies to any folks who have this copy. A revised e-version of “Afghanistan: A Canadian Story” will, all going well, be available by November 11, 2017. More to follow on that.
2014 November launch Photos can be found HERE