Reflections from two veterans of the war in Afghanistan

Mark Gasparotto reflects on a 20-year military career and the swift fall of Afghanistan to Taliban forces. (Stu Mills/CBC)
Publication Date 
12 Nov 2021

On 11 November, CBC Radio in Ottawa interviewed two army veterans, LCol Steve Nolan and Col Mark Gasparatto. On this Remembrance Day after the Taliban regained control this past summer, two veterans of the war in Afghanistan reflect on their time in combat.

Go to listen to the interview. 

There is also a written article, 'We did our best': Canadian veterans of Afghanistan reflect on a year of loss' covering the interview.