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Posted on 05/06/2008 10:40:35 AM PDT by Leigh Patrick Sullivan
He rose through the ranks and paid his dues. He beat the odds to become not only the top Canadian military man, but a key cog for NATO in Bosnia-Herzegovina and subsequently became the point-man in the Free Worlds War on Terror with his successful tenure as Commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan.
Not only did he work tirelessly to rebuild the Canadian Armed Forces to a level of respectability, he instilled a long-lost pride in our military by spearheading the change from peacekeeping force to actual military. In some nations, they would give him his own day.
In usual Canadian form, he is underappreciated and, in some cases, scoffed at by his countrymen.
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