Photo of the Day: Canada's Good-Bye to Enduring Freedom

With Osama bin Laden dead, Canada's mission in Afghanistan is done.

A Canadian Army crewman stands inside a CH-47 Chinook helicopter flying over Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan. (Photo: Baz Ratner/Reuters)
Allan MacDonell is TakePart’s News + Opinion editor, with a focus on social justice.

After nearly ten years fighting in Afghanistan as part of Operation Kill or Capture Osama bin Laden, the Canadian military plans to withdraw all combat troops by the end of July.

Canada's contribution to the campaign for enduring freedom included the lives of 157 soldiers, one diplomat, two aid workers, and a journalist.

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