Letter from Kandahar

Published: August 31, 2008
Letter from Kandahar Published: August 31, 2008

While most of the piping and drumming world enjoys freely participating in fun competitions on the weekend, others are at the front lines of conflict in war-torn places like Afghanistan. Captain Fraser Clark reports.

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