Brand, Steve Afghanistan

The new “light” infantry in the GWOT: LCol Brand (L) and American colleage SFC Haag in front of an MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle after a Combat Logistics Patrol to Tarin Kowt, July 2009. The full Canadian PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) and weapon can weigh close to 50 lbs (without rucksack).

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