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Guarding the PTT Building

Guarding the PTT Building

Mr. Ott shares a heart-wrenching experience he had while on guard duty and how the guilt and responsibility remains with him today.

I Lived the Dream

I Lived the Dream

Mr. Ott remarks that no words can express the pride for serving his country.

Soldiers Sent Over Like Guinea Pigs

Soldiers Sent Over Like Guinea Pigs

Mr. Ott provides his opinion on how his unit was sent over to serve in a country that because of circumstance would haunt them for the rest of their lives.

Comradery When Out of the Military

Comradery When Out of the Military

Mr. Ott expresses his feelings about the level of comradery that is built in the military and how that strong bond remains even after service time.

Opening Up the Sarajevo Airport

Opening Up the Sarajevo Airport

Mr. Ott contributes the opening of the airport as one of his unit’s greatest accomplishments as a Canadian soldier.

Limitations with Rules of Engagement

Limitations with Rules of Engagement

Mr. Ott speaks about the frustrations in dealing with certain rules of engagements while trying to protect the local people.

Locals Fleeing for Their Lives

Locals Fleeing for Their Lives

Mr. Ott tells of the elite soldiers picked to provide humanitarian aid to the besieged city of Sarajevo and how life for the locals was destroyed as they fled from the villages.

No Amount of Training Prepares You

No Amount of Training Prepares You

Mr. Ott explains the level of training received with RCR, yet realizing that no amount of training can prepare a soldier for arrival in Sarajevo

Supplies Not Meant for the Military

Supplies Not Meant for the Military

Mr. Slusar witnesses the food and medical supplies for the civilian people being taken by the military for their own use, an act he could not support.

Proudest Memory of Sarajevo

Proudest Memory of Sarajevo

Mr. Slusar expresses his pride when watching the first plane come in to the airport. One of the best experiences of his service.

Level of Stress

Level of Stress

Mr. Slusar describes the level of stress and reasons that cause intensity during a mission.

The Importance of Structure

The Importance of Structure

Mr. Slusar stresses the importance of structure and the importance of a checklist of a soldier’s daily routine, a positive habit hard to break when returning home.

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