Feeling loved at home: Yukon veteran honoured with Quilt of Valour – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2019107 Views

Doug Tizya, a member of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, did 2 tours in Afghanistan

Jun 24, 2019

Retired Canadian Forces Cpl. Doug Tizya describes the suffering experienced by soldiers fighting the war in Afghanistan as “biblical.”

Tizya, a member of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, did two tours in Afghanistan with the 2nd Battalion of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry.

On Friday, during Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations in Whitehorse, Tizya’s service was recognized with a Quilt of Valour.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/doug-tizya-quilt-valour-1.5186577

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