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Afghanistan

Canadian casualties around Kandahar

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Nov. 24, 2005

Traffic accident

CF personnel killed:

  • Pte. Braun Scott Woodfield

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BLUE MINI

March 2, 2006

Traffic accident

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Paul Davis
  • Master Cpl. Timothy Wilson

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BLUE MINI

Aug. 5, 2006

Traffic accident

CF personnel killed:

  • Master Cpl. Raymond Arndt

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BLUE MINI

Aug. 9, 2006

Shooting incident under investigation

CF personnel killed:

  • Master Cpl. Jeffrey Scott Walsh

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RED 4

April 18, 2002

Friendly fire incident

CF personnel killed:

  • Sgt. Marc D. Leger
  • Cpl. Ainsworth Dyer
  • Pte. Richard Green
  • Pte. Nathan Smith

Friendly fire

RED MINI

Oct. 2, 2003

Roadside bomb attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Sgt. Robert Alan Short
  • Cpl. Robbie Christopher Beerenfenger

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RED MINI

Jan. 27, 2004

Suicide bomb attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Jamie Brendan Murphy

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RED MINI

Jan. 15, 2006

Suicide bomb attack

Killed:

  • Canadian Foreign Affairs officer Glyn Berry

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RED MINI

March 29, 2006

Friendly fire incident

CF personnel killed:

  • Pte. Robert Costall

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RED 4

April 22, 2006

Roadside bomb attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Matthew Dinning
  • Bombardier Myles Mansell
  • Lt. William Turner
  • Cpl. Randy Payne

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RED MINI

May 17, 2006

Ground assault on insurgents

CF personnel killed:

  • Capt. Nichola Goddard

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RED MINI

July 9, 2006

Ground assault on insurgents

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Anthony Boneca

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RED MINI

July 22, 2006

Suicide bomb attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Francisco Gomez
  • Cpl. Jason Patrick Warren

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RED 3

Aug. 3, 2006

Insurgent attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Sgt. Vaughn Ingram
  • Cpl. Bryce Jeffrey Keller
  • Pte. Kevin Dallaire

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RED MINI

Aug. 3, 2006

Roadside bomb attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Christopher Jonathan Reid

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RED MINI

Aug. 11, 2006

Suicide bomber attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Andrew James Eykelenboom

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RED MINI

Aug. 22, 2006

Suicide bomber attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. David Braun

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RED 4

Sept. 3, 2006

Ground assault on insurgents

CF personnel killed:

  • Sgt. Shane Stachnik
  • Warrant Officer Frank Robert Mellish
  • Warrant Officer Richard Francis Nolan
  • Pte. William Jonathan James Cushley

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RED MINI

Sept. 4, 2006

Friendly fire incident

CF personnel killed:

  • Pte. Mark Anthony Graham

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RED 4

Sept. 18, 2006

Suicide bomber attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Pte. David Byers
  • Cpl. Glen Arnold
  • Cpl. Shane Keating
  • Cpl. Keith Morley

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RED MINI

Sept. 29, 2006

Roadside bomb attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Pte. Josh Klukie

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RED MINI

Oct. 3, 2006

Insurgent attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Sgt. Craig Paul Gillam
  • Cpl. Robert Thomas James Mitchell

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RED MINI

Oct. 7, 2006

Roadside bomb attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Trooper Mark Andrew Wilson

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RED MINI

Oct. 14, 2006

Insurgent attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Pte. Blake Williamson
  • Sgt. Darcy Tedford

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RED MINI

Nov. 27, 2006

Suicide bomb attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Chief Warrant Officer Robert Girouard
  • Cpl. Albert Storm

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BLUE MINI

March 6, 2007

Shooting incident under investigation

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Kevin Megeney

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RED 6

April 8, 2007

Roadside bomb attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Pte. David Robert Greenslade
  • Pte. Kevin Vincent Kennedy
  • Sgt. Donald Lucas
  • Cpl. Aaron E. Williams
  • Cpl. Christopher P. Stannix
  • Cpl. Brent Poland

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RED MINI

April 11, 2007

Roadside bomb attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Master Cpl. Allan Stewart
  • Trooper Patrick James Pentland

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BLUE MINI

April 18, 2007

Accident

CF personnel killed:

  • Master Cpl. Anthony Klumpenhouwer

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RED MINI

May 25, 2007

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Matthew McCully

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RED MINI

May 30, 2007

Helicopter crash

CF personnel killed:

  • Master Cpl. Darrell Priede

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RED MINI

June 11, 2007

Roadside bomb attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Trooper Darryl Caswell

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RED 3

June 20, 2007

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Stephen Bouzane
  • Pte. Joel Wiebe
  • Sgt. Christos Karigiannis

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RED 6

July 4, 2007

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Pte. Lane Watkins
  • Cpl. Cole Bartsch
  • Capt. Matthew Dawe
  • Master Cpl. Colin Bason
  • Cpl. Jordan Anderson
  • Capt. Jefferson Francis

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RED MINI

Aug. 19, 2007

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Pte. Simon Longtin

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RED MINI

Aug. 22, 2007

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Master Warrant Officer Mario Mercier
  • Master Cpl. Christian Duchesne

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BLUE MINI

Aug. 29, 2007

Self-inflicted

CF personnel killed:

  • Maj. Raymond Ruckpaul

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RED MINI

Sept. 24, 2007

Mortar shell

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Nathan Hornburg

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RED MINI

Nov. 17, 2007

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Nicolas Raymond Beauchamp
  • Pte. Michel Levesque

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RED MINI

Dec. 30, 2007

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Gunner Jonathan Dion

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BLUE MINI

Jan. 6, 2008

Traffic accident

CF personnel killed:

  • Warrant Officer Hani Massouh
  • Cpl. Eric Labbé

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RED MINI

Jan. 15, 2008

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Trooper Richard Renaud

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RED MINI

Jan. 23, 2008

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Étienne Gonthier

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RED MINI

March 2, 2008

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Trooper Michael Yuki Hayakaze

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BLUE MINI

March 11, 2008

Non-combat death under investigation

CF personnel killed:

  • Bombardier Jérémie Ouellette

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RED MINI

March 16, 2008

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Sgt. Jason Boyes

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RED MINI

April 4, 2008

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Pte. Terry Street

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RED MINI

May 6, 2008

Insurgent attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Cpl. Michael Starker

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RED MINI

June 3, 2008

Insurgent attack

CF personnel killed:

  • Capt. Richard Leary

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BLUE MINI

June 7, 2008

Accident

CF personnel killed:

  • Capt. Jonathan Snyder

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RED MINI

July 6, 2008

Improvised explosive device

CF personnel killed:

  • Pte. Colin Wilmot

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WHITE MINI

Kandahar Air Field

This air field is the headquarters for the NATO Multi National Brigade for Regional Command South, made up of troops from Canada, the U.S., the U.K., the Netherlands, Australia, Estonia and Romania. The brigade is under Dutch command as of November 2006.

WHITE MINI

Camp Nathan Smith

Located within Kandahar, this camp is the base of the Canadian provincial reconstruction team of 220 people from the Canadian Forces, Foreign Affairs, the Canadian International Development Agency and the RCMP. The camp is named after a Canadian soldier who was killed in a friendly fire incident in 2002.
WHITE MINI

Forward Operating Base Robinson

This American base in the Sangin district of Helmand province overlooks a suspected opium smuggling route.

WHITE MINI

Sperwan

This village on the Arghandab River is the site of a Canadian forward operating base.

YELLOW MINI

Highway 1

This section of the highway through Kandahar is known to Canadian troops as "Ambush Alley"

YELLOW MINI

Highway 1

Highway 1 is also known as the "Ring Road," because it connects Afghanistan's three largest cities — Kandahar, Kabul and Herat — in a large circle.

WHITE MINI OPEN

Kandahar

Population: 367,600 (2001 est.)

The capital of Kandahar province. Most Canadian troops in Afghanistan are based around this city.

Kandahar: A city's changing fortunes

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Gumbad

Canadian Forces runs a forward operating base in this village.

WHITE MINI

Pashmul/FOB Zettlemeyer

Pashmul is a grouping of villages west of Kandahar where Canadian Forces has been focusing reconstruction and development efforts. Pashmul is the site of Canada's Forward Operating Base Zettlemeyer, or FOB Zed. Many of Canada's casualties in Afghanistan have occurred this area.

WHITE MINI

Bazar-e Panjwaii/FOB Masum Gar

Bazar-e Panjwaii is the site of Canada's Forward Operating Base Masum Gar. A new two-lane road is being built here with the help of the Canadian provincial reconstruction team.

WHITE MINI

El Bak/FOB Martello

Canadian Forces opened Forward Operating Base Martello in the El Bak area on June 10, 2006.

The road to Martello

Darrow MacIntyre joins a patrol of Canadian soldiers at Forward Operating Base Martello.

WHITE MINI

Spin Boldak

This town near the border with Pakistan is the site of a Canadian forward operating base. Thousands of internally displaced persons have passed through refugee camps here since the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan.

GRAY MINI

Arghandab Lake

This lake is part of the Arghandab River, a 400-kilometre river that flows just north of Kandahar. The river's valley is an important farming area.

GRAY MINI

Rigestan Desert

The name of this arid plateau region means "country of sand."

WHITE MINI

Kabul

Population: 2,994,000 (2005 est.)

Kabul is the 3,500-year-old cultural and economic capital of Afghanistan.

Kabul

WHITE MINI

Camp Julien

Camp Julien is the former Canadian base of operations in Kabul, housing 4,000 soldiers, including 2,000 Canadians. It is flanked by the King's Palace to the north and the Queen's Palace to the south, both abandoned. Canadian Forces handed over Camp Julien to the Afghanistan government in November 2005.

A day at Camp Julien

WHITE MINI

Sangsar

A collection of villages in the heart of Zhari district's poppy growing area, considered a Taliban hot spot. An Afghan police post was built here in early 2007.

YELLOW MINI

Route Summit

A five-kilometre road being built from Bazar-e Panjwaii north to Highway 1, over the Arghandab River. Canadian Forces engineers surveyed the road, and Canadian and Afghan soldiers and private security officers protect the civilian construction crews. Germany is paying much of the cost to build the road, although Germany has no troops in Afghanistan. The United States has promised to build the bridge over the Arghandab.

WHITE MINI

Khakrez

Canadian Forces runs a forward operating base in this village. Soldiers there are working alongside the Afghan National Army in Operation Adalat.

WHITE MINI

Ghundy Ghar

A strategicly important hill in the Zhari district, overlooking kilometres of farmland. Canadian Forces retook Ghundy Ghar in the summer of 2007, and keep a forward operating base here.

Locations on this map are based on the best information available from the Canadian Department of National Defence and media reports.

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