One of the signs of autumn is an inevitable objection by the RCL about unauthorized use of the poppy. This year the culprit is the City of Chestermere, Alberta who repainted a crosswalk.
"Our strategy in going after this army is very simple. First we are going to cut it off, and then we are going to kill it."
General Powell is going to leave a mixed legacy. I prefer to think of him as a good soldier and to remember his above quote rather than his performance at the UN trying...
October 4, 2021 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
Members of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery United Kingdom Public Duties...
The billionaire space race is heating up with Bezos now surpassing Branson in height with his launch and flight today in the first crewed flight of the New Shepard vehicle.
It's almost as comical as a Mike Myers' movie. Maybe I have a juvenile sense of humour but doesn't Bezos' craft look...
Found this on Youtube
The tent drill used (go to 4:45) isn't as I remembered nor is it as per the pam of my youth Artic & Sub Artic Operations B GL 323 003 FP 001 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
John le Carré: Espionage writer dies aged 89
Obituary: John le Carré
Yesterday evening, I finally got around to starting Le Carré's latest "Agent Running In The Field" and this morning heard this news. His characterizations of spies and...
Low-key ceremony marks German reunification 30 years on
How time flies. Thirty...
Unfortunately, most ex-CAF probably don't meet the requirement.
While the country celebrates Canada Day in whatever fashion current circumstances permit, Newfoundlanders concurrently take a moment to remember our war dead.
Similar to the lady mentioned...
As I was looking for something else about CFE, I came across this recent news. The linked article is a machine translation from German.
Trisha Cornforth was the longtime editor of "Der Kanadier" and was probably familiar to many who served in Lahr...
Came across this while looking for something else. Might be of interest to some. And it is in English.
Comedian Jerry Stiller, Who Played Hot-Headed Dad On 'Seinfeld,' Dies At 92
Sadly, there'll be one less light on the Festivus tree this year. Wait, there's no lights on a tree...
Something not related to COVID-19, though I belatedly stumbled on this week old news (21 March) by clicking on a link in the coronavirus thread.
Legendary country singer Kenny Rogers dies at 81