The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

November 13, 2007 10:00 ET

The Fraser Institute-Media Advisory: Canadian Forces Warrant Officer Provides an Insider's Perspective on Issues Affecting Women in Afghanistan

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 13, 2007) - Warrant Officer Lori Coady, a senior non-commissioned member of the Canadian Forces specializing in Civilian-Military Cooperation, will discuss issues affecting women in Afghanistan and the role the Canadian Forces play in overcoming these obstacles at a Fraser Institute luncheon in Calgary on Thursday, November 15.

Warrant Officer Coady was raised in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and joined the Army Primary Reserves in 1994. She participated in OP RECUPERATION during the ice storms of 1998, served in OP PALLADIUM in Velika Kladusa, Bosnia under NATO in 1999, and OP ATHENA in Kabul, Afghanistan from 2004 - 2005. She returned to Afghanistan in 2007 to serve at Camp Nathan Smith as part of the Provincial Reconstruction team in Kandahar. In 2005, Warrant Officer Coady joined CIMIC with Land Forces Atlantic Area.

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2007

Time: 11:45 am-1:30 pm
(Coady will speak from 12:15 pm-1:00 pm, followed by 30 minutes
of questions)

Location: The Fairmont Palliser Hotel
133 - 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Interested media are invited to attend.

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