Join the Forces

Heroes Remember

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Mr Borchert encourages aboriginal youth, and anyone else thinking they have no future, to serve in the military. To be a warrior for peace and use the opportunities it presents to make their dreams come true.

Ed Borchert

Mr. Borchert was born in 1944, in Red Deer, Alberta. In 1964, Mr Borchert joined the Forces at Currie Barracks in Calgary and became a member of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI).Throughout his 31 years of service, Mr. Borchert served overseas and in every province in Canada. He remains very proud of his service, and appreciative toward the Canadian military for the opportunities it provided him.Mr. Borchert ended his career as the Regimental Major of the PPCLI and began fighting for Veterans rights. Today he holds the position of president of the National Metis Veterans Association campaigning and working for his people to gain recognition and benefits for their military service to Canada.

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Video
Owner:
Veterans Affairs Canada
Duration:
07:33
Person Interviewed:
Ed Borchert
Branch:
Army
Units/Ship:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI)
Rank:
Major

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