Major Joseph Antoine Dave Abboud, C.S.M., M.V.M., C.D.
Sherbrooke (Quebec), United States
Military Valour Decorations
Medal of Military Valour
Awarded on: April 4, 2008
Invested on: February 13, 2009
A selfless and devoted commander of B Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment, Major Abboud led his combat team during an arduous battle in Afghanistan that lasted two days, in August 2007. His courage and leadership inspired his troops and contributed to the success of the mission.