Two Winnipeg Soldiers to Receive Military Honours

Military Valour Decoration (ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT)

Two Winnipeg-based soldiers will be honoured in Ottawa today by Governor General David Johnston.

Colonel Dean James Milner and Corporal Hope Gingrich will receive a Meritorious Service Cross and Meritorious Service Medal, respectively.

Col. Milner was deployed as commander of the Joint Task Force Afghanistan from September 2010 to July 2011, while Cpl. Gingrich performed as a signaller within the Joint Defence Operations Centre at Kandahar Airfield between July 2010 to January 2011.

A total of 45 military decorations will be handed out during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.

— Staff


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