Sergeant Marc Leger
Sergeant Marc D. Léger was born in Cornwall, Ontario on the 26th of March 1973. Sgt Léger enrolled in the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve with the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders as an infantryman in March 1991. Sgt Léger transferred to the Regular Force in February 1993. He completed Battle School in 1993 and was posted to the 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry where he served as a rifleman.
In 1996 he was posted to the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. Sgt Léger served on three tours to the former Yugoslavia and was promoted to acting Sergeant on the 2nd of January 2002. Sgt Léger was a volunteer firefighter with the Lancaster Joint Fire Department for three years and also assisted with Habitat for Humanity.
Sgt Léger received a Deputy Chief of Defence Staff Commendation for demonstrating initiative and compassion in dealing with displaced persons and returnees in the area of Livno Valley, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Sgt Léger deployed with the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group to Afghanistan in February 2002.