Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Survivor: Master Cpl. Brian McCallum

CBC Newfoundland & Labrador ~ A Canadian soldier who survived an explosion that killed six of his fellow troops said Wednesday that the six were like his "brothers" because they spent so much time together working on the mission in Afghanistan.
Master Cpl. Brian McCallum emerged relatively unscathed from an explosion that killed six of his fellow soldiers Sunday.(CBC) "I feel for each and every one of them," Master Cpl. Brian McCallum told CBC News with tears in his eyes. "In a sense, working with these guys for as long as I have, I can feel their loss. They were my brothers.

"It's horrible to know they can't be replaced."
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Josh Huffman, a C-130 Hercules loadmaster, drops a box of 10,000 warning leaflets over the southeastern mountains of Afghanistan, March 6. The leaflets were used to communicate with Taliban extremists, warning them not to interfere with coalition activities. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo

A U.S. Army soldier from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 162nd Field Artillery Regiment, pulls security while other soldiers talk with the Afghan National Police commander at the Bara Border checkpoint in the Gorbuz District of Khowst Province, Afghanistan, March 22, 2007. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Isaac A. Graham


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