Canadian Soldier Killed in Non-Operational Related Circumstances Being Repatriated on Thursday

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Captain Eric Cheung has been a member of the Canadian Armed Forces since 2009, most recently as an operations officer with 38 Canadian Brigade Group headquarters, based in Winnipeg.   Captain Cheung died in Iraq under ‘non-operational related circumstances’

The remains will arrive CFB Trenton on Thursday November 10th at 11.00 AM.  Following an arrival ceremony, a procession will travel to Toronto along the Highway of Heroes.

Captain Eric Cheung, died Saturday under non-operational related circumstances in Baghdad, Iraq. An investigation into the circumstances of this incident is currently underway and no further details will be made available until the investigation has been completed.

Captain Eric Cheung was an operations officer with 38 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was working in Baghdad, Iraq, as an Executive Officer to the Directorate of Strategic Communications for Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve. As part of Operation IMPACT, Captain Cheung was supporting the Canadian Armed Forces efforts in support of the Global Coalition.

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