This from a CF news release:
“One Canadian Forces member was killed yesterday, December 18th, 2010, after an improvised explosive device detonated while on operations in the Panjwa’i district of Kandahar Province, at approximately 12:30 p.m. local time. Killed in action was Corporal Steve Martin, from 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment, serving with 1st Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group, based at CFB Valcartier, Quebec. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of our fallen soldier during this difficult time …. “
Condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of the latest fallen. We mourn with you.