The Sacrifice Medal honours our fallen comrades in the Afghanistan conflict, but what about our fallen and wounded in various missions before October 7, 2001. They deserve the same respect as the veterans of Afghanistan. The Canadian Government and Military must revamp the Sacrifice Medal for all deserving Canadian Veterans no matter if its Peacekeeping, Peacemaking or out right armed conflicts.
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To have one standard for Veterans. The Sacrifice Medal is for a members sacrifice during armed conflicts after October 7, 2001, such as the Afghanistan War, but the qualifying time excludes...
To have one standard for Veterans. The Sacrifice Medal is for a members sacrifice during armed conflicts after October 7, 2001, such as the Afghanistan War, but the qualifying time excludes Veterans during previous Peacekeeping and Peacemaking Missions. The Sacrifice Medal includes such things as death, injuries, suicide and PTSD in a War Zone. Missions such as Early Bosnia, Rwanda, and Somalia, were war zones. Many Veterans made sacrifices for those missions, but now seem forgotten by their country. A sacrifice for Canada should not have a time limit, a Peacekeeping / Peacemaking death or injury is no different than that of the Afghanistan War. The Peacekeeping / Peacemaking missions in Canada's history are just as important as the current conflict, and the Veterans should be honoured the same. One standard for Veterans, drop the qualifying date for the Sacrifice Medal.