Major Joseph Antoine Dave Abboud, C.S.M., M.V.M., C.D.
Sherbrooke (Quebec), United States
Meritorious Service Decorations - Military Division
Meritorious Service Cross
Awarded on: April 4, 2008
Invested on: February 13, 2009
Major Abboud was deployed as the commanding officer of B Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Regiment, in Afghanistan, from July 2007 to March 2008. He displayed leadership and tactical skills during security and humanitarian assistance operations, which greatly contributed to bringing stability and hope to the Afghan people of the Zharey district.