Métis Veteran honoured by Royal Canadian Legion
The Royal Canadian Legion honoured Métis Veteran Edward Dorion by presenting him with a commemorative Aboriginal Veterans Pin on April 18.
The commemorative pin recognizes Canada’s Aboriginal Veterans and their significant contributions. The pin acknowledges the efforts and sacrifices of Veterans from all Aboriginal communities.
Veteran Dorion joined the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals in 1954 as a cipher clerk. He spent his first six years residing in Kingston until he served with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). In 1964 he was posted in Ottawa and Carp and 1974 he was with the United Nations Emergency Force, Middle East (NEFME). Four years later Veteran Dorion again served wtih the United Nations until his retirement in 1978.
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