Cpl. Bulger, a 30-year-old father of two daughters, came from Peterborough, Ontario. On July 1st, Canada Day, he appeared in a CBC interview and said that once you look in the eyes of the local children, you know you are fighting for the right reasons.
On Friday, one American soldier was also killed in a major offensive by more than 5,000 American troops invading the Taliban-infested area further south of the NATO zone. Carrying full pack and gear, they are fighting in deadly heat of more than 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Seen here is 2nd U.S. Marine Expeditionary Brigade Commanding Officer and Brigadier General Larry Nicholson shaking hands with an Afghan child during patrols in Afghanistan’s Helmand province.