Ramp ceremony for soldiers and journalist

The year begins with five bodies being sent home from Afghanistan

Canada began its new year with a ramp ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, sending home the bodies of four Canadian soliders—Sgt. George Miok, Cpl. Zachery McCormack, Sgt. Kirk Taylor, and Pte. Garrett Chidley—and journalist Michelle Lang. They were killed on Wednesday when their vehicle struck an explosive. Thousands were at the ceremony in Afghanistan and pallbearers included both civilians and soldiers.


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