20 April 2007
Kandahar Air Field
Corporal Blaise Boudreau, a Reservist with 31 Service Battalion based out of Saint John, New Brunswick, and works on the air conditioning system of the RG-31 vehicle at the maintenance compound in Kandahar. Cpl Boudreau is a Vehicle Technician originally from Antigonish, Nova Scotia and is presently serving a 6-month tour as part of Operation ATHENA in Afghanistan.
About 2500 members of the Canadian Forces (CF) are currently serving as part of Joint Task Force Afghanistan (JTF AFG). They play a key role in the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force mission whose goal is to improve the security situation in Afghanistan and assist in rebuilding the country.
Photo by Sgt Roxanne Clowe, Canadian Forces Combat Camera
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