JODY MITIC AND ALANNAH GILMORE
Educators: Click here for a Lesson Plan that explores Mitic and Gilmore's story.
Wounded by an improvised explosive device while in Afghanistan, Master Corporal Jody Mitic was able to recover with the help of Sergeant Alannah Gilmore. Together, they overcame tremendous physical and psychological trauma, and proceeded to dedicate their lives to help other wounded veterans.
The Mitics. (Credit: www.ottawaparentingtimes.ca)
In honour of their contributions, Valour Canada has awarded the husband and wife the 2015 General Sir Arthur Currie Award.
To learn more about the Mitics, please see “How a bomb brought Jody Mitic and Alannah Gilmore together”.