Please take a minute today to reflect on the ultimate price paid for Freedom on Sunday by the following Canadian soldiers. A roadside bomb exploded west of Kandahar City and killed them as they traveled in a convoy near the border.
CFB Gagetown officials have identified the six dead soldiers as:
- Sgt. Donald Lucas, 31, of Burton, N.B. (but raised in St. John's).
- Cpl. Aaron E. Williams, 23, of Lincoln, N.B.
- Pte. Kevin Vincent Kennedy, 20, of St. Lawrence, N.L.
- Pte. David Robert Greenslade, 20, of Saint John, N.B.
- Cpl. Christopher Paul Stannix, 24, of Dartmouth, N.S.
- Cpl. Brent Poland, 37, of Camlachie, Ont.