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ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) ISAF (International Security Assistance Force)
Motto: Assistance and Cooperation

The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan, established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386, as envisaged by the Bonn Agreement. Its main purpose was to train the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and assist Afghanistan in rebuilding key government institutions, but was also engaged in the 2001–present war with the Taliban insurgency.
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Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM; French: Commandement des Forces d'opérations spéciales du Canada; COMFOSCAN) is a command of the Canadian Armed Forces. It is responsible for all special forces operations that are capable of responding to terrorism and threats to Canadians and Canadian interests around the world.

Battle Honours
MCpl Roy Francis Reginald
Rank: Master Corporal MCpl
Service Number: D29 454 565
Born: Nov 01, 1979 Saint-Joseph-de-Lepage, Québec
Discharged: Deceased

Served In: Afghanistan
Service: CF (Canadian Forces)
Battle Group: ISAF (International Security Assistance Force)
Regiment: Canadian Special Operations Forces Command
Service Details :


Sacrifice Medal (SM)
The Sacrifice Medal was created in the context of increased casualties in overseas operations to fulfill the desire of Canadians and the Government to provide formal recognition, through the award of an official medal emanating from the Crown, to those who die as a result of military service or are wounded by hostile action. This honour replaces the Wound Stripe
The Medal may be awarded to members of the Canadian Forces, members of an allied force working as an integral part of the Canadian Forces such as exchange personnel, civilian employees of the Government of Canada or Canadian citizens under contract with the Government of Canada, on the condition that they were deployed as part of a military mission under the authority of the Canadian Forces, that have, on or after October 7, 2001, died or been wounded under honourable circumstances as a direct result of hostile action on the condition that the wounds that were sustained required treatment by a physician and the treatment has been documented.
The Medal may also be awarded posthumously to any member of the Canadian Forces who served on or after 7 October 2001 in the Regular Force, Primary Reserve, Cadet Organizations Administration and Training Service or Canadian Rangers, or any member of the Supplementary Reserve who served in or with one of the components aforementioned on or after 7 October 2001, and dies under honourable circumstances as a result of an injury or disease related to military service.
When a death is obviously related to service, the SM will be issued immediately. When the cause of death is not clear, the SM will only be issued once Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) has officially determined that the death was related to military service, in such a case, delays are to be expected before the SM can be awarded.
General Service Medal – SOUTH-WEST ASIA (GSM-SWA)
This general service award has been created as a means to recognize in a more timely manner those who provide direct support to operations in the presence of an armed enemy. Rather than creating a new honour for each new Canadian Forces operation as it arises, the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal - with the addition of individual operational bars - can be awarded in future to honour participation in any operation that meets the criteria.
The General Service Medal (GSM) is awarded to members of the CF and members of allied forces serving with the CF who deploy outside of Canada - but not necessarily into a theatre of operations - to provide direct support, on a full-time basis, to operations in the presence of an armed enemy.
The GSM may also be awarded, depending on the operation, to Canadian citizens other than members of the Canadian Forces, who are deployed outside Canada, either inside or outside a theatre of operations and working with the CF to provide direct support, on a full-time basis, to operations in the presence of an armed enemy.
The GSM is always issued with a ribbon specific to the theatre or type of service being recognized, and each ribbon has its own criteria.
The GSM with SOUTH-WEST ASIA ribbon is awarded to: Canadian citizens other than members of the Canadian Forces who served either:
in direct support of the Canadian participation to the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan while deployed inside the theatre of operations consisting of the political boundaries of Afghanistan and its airspace for at least 30 cumulative days between April 24, 2003 and July 31, 2009;
and/or in direct support of the Canadian military operations while deployed inside the theatre of operations consisting of the political boundaries of Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman, the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea, the Suez Canal and those parts of the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea that are west of sixty-eight degrees East longitude and north of five degrees South latitude, as well as the airspace above the aforesaid areas for at least 30 cumulative days commencing on August 1, 2009.

Service Notes: Originally an infantry soldier with the Royal 22e Regiment, MCpl Roy served an overseas tour in 2008-09 at Camp Mirage in the United Arab Emirates supporting the Afghanistan mission. He volunteered for service with the special forces regiment in 2009 and was a logistician, responsible for transport of troops and equipment. Roy served a regular forces overseas tour in 2008-09 at Camp Mirage in the United Arab Emirates supporting the Afghanistan mission.
Enlisted: July 3, 2001 CFB Petawawa
Pre/Post War: He was described by Milner as an avid fisherman and runner as well as having a passion for old cars

Deceased: June 25, 2011 at Kandahar, Afghanistan
Cemetery *Grave Location Unknown* ,
Obituary: Master Cpl. Francis Roy, a member of the country's special forces regiment, was found by fellow soldiers early Saturday at a forward operating base in Kandahar city. Son of Rosanne Roy of Ste. Angele de Merici, Quebec. Common-law spouse of Mrs. Melanie Tremblay of Petawawa, Ontario.
 
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MCpl Francis Reginald Roy
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Sacrifice Medal (SM)
General Service Medal – SOUTH-WEST ASIA (GSM-SWA)

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