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on November 5, 2015 in World News

Harjit Singh Sajjan, new defence minister

Harjit Singh Sajjan, new defence minister, a Canadian military veteran who knows ‘reality of war’ by Adrian Humphreys Many defence ministers pose for photos with military hardware, but few pull off the true badass combat stance as well as Harjit Singh Sajjan — draped in flak jacket and camouflage, gripping an assault rifle on an actual battlefield. Sajjan was, until recently, a decorated Lieutenant-Colonel in the Armed Forces, the first Sikh Canadian to command an army regiment. “Command breaks down barriers because no one looks at what you look like when the bullets are flying,” he said in 2011. “Having to… View Article

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