Corporal Michael Starker

Paramedic/ Medical Technician
City of Calgary Emergency Medical Services/
Canadian Forces 15 Field Ambulance

Calgary, Alberta

End of Duty: May 6, 2008

Biographical Info:

Age: 36
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta

Incident Details:

Cpl. Starker was on military leave from Calgary EMS, serving as a reservist in Afghanistan with 15 Field Ambulance of the Canadian Forces. On May 6, 2008, Michael was killed by enemy fire while conducting a foot patrol in the Pashmul District of the Zhari region. Michael was employed with Calgary EMS since June 2005. Another CF soldier was also injured.

Michael is survived by his wife Nicole.