• NAME: Jody Mitic, Alannah Gilmore
  • BORN:  NA
  • DECEASED:  NA
  • EPIC BATTLE:  Afghanistan
  • RANK:  Master Corporal; Sergeant
  • HONOURS:  Sacrifice Medal (Mitic)

Our Intention is to educate Canadian Citizens so that they:

  • Appreciate the role of our military heritage in protecting Canadian interests, values and beliefs.
  • Understand the role our military history has had in shaping our country and the world.
  • Are inspired to be engaged and well-informed participatory citizens of Canada.
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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 Mitic’s. (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 Mitic's, please see “How a bomb brought Jody Mitic and Alannah Gilmore together”.

 

Our Intention is to educate Canadian Citizens so that they:

  • Appreciate the role of our military heritage in protecting Canadian interests, values and beliefs.
  • Understand the role our military history has had in shaping our country and the world.
  • Are inspired to be engaged and well-informed participatory citizens of Canada.
 join us and 
 make a difference