Camp Mirage Memorial Cairn at CFB Trenton

Camp Mirage Monument at the National Air Force Museum of Canada at CFB Trenton, Ontario. Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence opened the monument on July 6, 2011 for public viewing. The monument honours the 157 Canadian soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan. Lars Hagberg/THE CANADIAN PRESS

A piper plays during the official unveiling ceremony of the Camp Mirage Memorial Cairn exhibit at the National Air Force Museum of Canada at CFB Trenton on July 6, 2011. The Monument honours the 157 Canadian soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan. Lars Hagberg/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence speaks during the official unveiling ceremony of the Camp Mirage Memorial Cairn exhibit at the National Air Force Museum of Canada at CFB Trenton, Ontario on July 6, 2011. The monument honours the 157 Canadian soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan. Lars Hagberg/THE CANADIAN PRESS

A shadow of a soldier saluting falls on the wall behind the Camp Mirage Memorial Cairn exhibit at the National Air Force Museum of Canada at CFB Trenton on July 6, 2011. Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Col. Dave Cochrane commander for CFB Trenton, spoke during the opening ceremony. The monument honours the 157 soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice for Canada in Afghanistan. Lars Hagberg/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Friends of Capt. Matthew Dawe, take a moment to look at the Camp Mirage Monument on July 6, 2011 at the National Air Force Museum of Canada at CFB Trenton. Dawe was killed in Afghanistan on July 4, 2007. The couple did not want to give their names. The monument honours the 157 Canadian soldiers who died in Afghanistan. Lars Hagberg/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Peter Dawe (left) shows, Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, his son Capt. Matthew Dawe's name on the Camp Mirage Monument during the opening ceremony at the National Air Force Museum of Canada at CFB Trenton on July 6, 2011. Capt. Dawe was killed July 4, 2007 in Afghanistan. The monument honours the 157 Canadian soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan. Lars Hagberg/The CANADIAN PRESS

Friends of Capt. Matthew Dawe, touch his name plate during the unveiling ceremony of the Camp Mirage Monument on July 6, 2011 at the National Air Force Museum of Canada at CFB Trenton. Dawe was killed in Afghanistan on July 4, 2007. The monument honours the 157 Canadian soldiers who died in Afghanistan. Lars Hagberg/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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One Response to Camp Mirage Memorial Cairn at CFB Trenton

  1. Terry Tyner says:

    The pictures are all that we have now . Thanks Lars
    and thanks once more to the soldiers .

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