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09-07-2009, 08:16 PM
Major Matthew Bruce Sprague, M.S.M., C.D.
Kingston and Kenora, Ontario
Meritorious Service Medal (Military Division)

Major Sprague was deployed as officer commanding Charles Company, 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group, in Afghanistan, from August 1, 2006, to February 15, 2007. His outstanding leadership from the front and his courageous and calm demeanour were instrumental in keeping his company effective and mission-focused throughout numerous hard-fought battles with the enemy. Severely wounded early in his tour and repatriated to Canada, Major Sprague insisted on returning to lead Charles Company and continued as their leader until the completion of the rotation. His devotion to duty and expertise in combat operations has left a lasting legacy in Kandahar province.

09-09-2009, 03:52 AM
Way to lead from the front...going back to finish the job that was tasked to you.