Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

June 14, 2007 15:37 ET

DND / Media Advisory: Fallen Soldier Returning Home

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 14, 2007) - Our fallen soldier, Trooper Darryl Caswell, a member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons (RCD), based in Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ontario, is scheduled to return home to Canada tomorrow.

Where: 8 Wing Trenton, Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ontario.
When: Friday, June 15, 7 p.m.
What: Media are invited to view the arrival; however no
interviews will be given.

Present to pay their respects will be The Minister of National Defence, Gordon O'Connor, and other dignitaries.

Trooper Caswell was killed June 11, 2007, at approximately 6:25 p.m. Kandahar time when the vehicle in which he was driving was struck by explosive device approximately 40 km north of Kandahar city.

For flight information, contact the Air Passenger Terminal at 1-800-487-1186.

Contact Information

  • 8 Wing/CFB Trenton
    Capt. Nicole Meszaros
    Public Affairs Officer
    613-392-2811 ext. 2041
    Mobile: 613-391-5233