"In 'The dreaded knock' (Sept. 2010, p. 5), I think you have presented too negative a view of what our people in the Canadian Armed Forces are doing. I believe our Canadian Forces are doing a lot of humanitarian relief work both at home (Hurricane Igor) and around the world. On a recent trip to Central and South America, my son was among navy personnel who helped build roads and repair schools and just generally help our wherever they docked in their drug interdiction deployment. His ship was also raising money for school and building supplies. .... The Taliban will not allow girls to be educated, but our Canadian soldiers are fighting against such injustice and tyranny. What can we do to help ?"