Leaving Afghanistan

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomes home members of the Canadian Armed Forces returning from Canada’s mission in Afghanistan on March 18, 2014. (Photo courtesy of the Prime Minister’s website: http://pm.gc.ca/eng/node/35433)
Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomes home members of the Canadian Armed Forces returning from Canada’s mission in Afghanistan on March 18, 2014. (Photo courtesy of the Prime Minister’s website: http://pm.gc.ca/eng/node/35433)

It’s been 12 long years since Canadian soldiers first went to Afghanistan. In March, the last 100 soldiers lowered the Canadian flag. They left the small south Asian country for good.

It was Canada’s longest war. Over 40,000 Canadian soldiers served there. And 158 of them lost their lives.

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