Episode 51 - Three's a Crowd
Directed by Gregory J. Sinclair
Air Dates: November 19 & 20, 2008
The section escorts cartographer assistant Cpl. Jessica Peters on a mission to survey and map village streets north of Kandahar City. It's her first tour of duty, and both Chucky and Dean find themselves smitten by her, and very eager to help her 'acclimatize' to Afghanistan. When she makes a social blunder with a Pashtun woman, the section finds itself under fire, and Manson is wounded. When Dean later tries to offer her friendly support, attraction abruptly escalates into 'engagement.' But there's an edge, and Dean grow concerned that her sexual interest - apart from breaking 'non conjugal' regulations - may suggest deeper trauma. And then, there's his now fractured friendship with Chuck...
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About The Show
Created by Greg Nelson, Adam Pettle, Andrew Moodie and Jason Sherman.
Afghanada gives us a grunts-eye perspective of the war in Afghanistan. 3 -1 Bravo is a Canadian Forces light infantry section fighting with NATO forces deep in the heart of the conflict. Every day, Sgt. Pat Kinsella (Jenny Young), Private Dean Donaldson (Paul Fauteux) and Private Lucas Manson (Billy Maclellan), confront the chaos and violence of life "outside the wire."
Based on actual events on the ground in Kandahar, each week's episode takes the listener on an intense and compelling auditory journey, an unadorned reflection of the very real life and death situations Canadian soldiers face every day in Afghanistan.