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09-29-2009, 12:07 PM
The Medal of Military Valour is awarded for an act of valour or devotion to duty in the presence of the enemy.

Warrant Officer Joseph Mario Sylvain Isabelle, MMV, CD
Valcartier, Shannon and Lac-M├ęgantic, Quebec
Medal of Military Valour

On September 24, 2007, during a combat operation in Afghanistan, Warrant Officer Isabelle provided life-saving first aid to seriously injured crewmates after their vehicle was destroyed by an enemy strike. Despite being seriously wounded and completely exposed to enemy fire, he led the successful evacuation of his injured platoon members while directing a counterattack against the insurgents.