Good evening and welcome to our liveblog. Joining us tonight are:
Timothy Goddard (5:30 to 6:30 ET): Goddard is one of the parents who have had to say goodbye to a child since the war began.
Pat Stogran (5:30 to 8:30 ET): Stogran, a retired Canadian Forces Colonel, made waves as Canada’s outspoken veterans ombudsman.
Sally Armstrong (6:30 to 8:30 ET): Armstrong, a human rights activist, has been keeping a close eye on women in Afghanistan since 1996.
Capt. Wayne Johnston (7:30 to 9:30 ET): Johnston heads up Wounded Warriors, an organization that helps support wounded soldiers.
Patricia Floc’h-Anderson (7:30 to 9:30 ET): Floc’h-Anderson is a volunteer with Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan.
Maj. Michael Boire (5:30 to 9:30 ET): Boire is a historian at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC).
Maj. Bernard J. Brister (5:30 to 9:30 ET): Brister is an RMC expert in terrorism and Canada-United States Security Relations.
Dr. Sean Maloney (5:30 to 9:30 ET): Dr. Sean Maloney is the historical advisor to the Canadian Army for the war in Afghanistan and a professor at RMC.
***All comments from RMC professors are their opinions, not those of the Canadian Forces or the government***