Recent Posts

Pages: 1 [2] 3 4 ... 10
11
Global Politics / Re: The US Presidency 2019
« Last post by RomeoJuliet on Yesterday at 20:30:00 »
His base.  They probably want to hear it.  White nationalists are also part of his base.  I’m sure they are elated.
Bloody racists. Unsat!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
12
Global Politics / Re: The US Presidency 2019
« Last post by Remius on Yesterday at 20:28:49 »
Just coming out of backcountry to this: ‘Trump told the women (three were born in the U.S.) they should "go back" to the "crime infested places from which they came." ‘

What the actual hell? Who finds this acceptable behaviour for anyone let anyone the president of USA?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

His base.  They probably want to hear it.  White nationalists are also part of his base.  I’m sure they are elated.
13
Global Politics / Re: The US Presidency 2019
« Last post by RomeoJuliet on Yesterday at 20:25:22 »
Just coming out of backcountry to this: ‘Trump told the women (three were born in the U.S.) they should "go back" to the "crime infested places from which they came." ‘

What the actual hell? Who finds this acceptable behaviour for anyone let anyone the president of USA?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
14
Ships & Vessels / Re: Replacing the Subs
« Last post by MarkOttawa on Yesterday at 20:04:30 »
Colin P:

Quote
Most allied navies generally don't have that many operational subs outside of UK and US.
https://www.globalfirepower.com/navy-submarines.asp

Japan? France?

Mark
Ottawa
15
Military Administration / Re: PMV Travel on TD (member request)
« Last post by ballz on Yesterday at 19:35:52 »
The key question is whether you need a car to conduct your duties at the TD location.  If you do, there is a way to do that:

1)  Rent a car from home and drive that to the TD location.  That's the simplest option and all your gas receipts can be paid. 

2)  Travel via POMV and claim mileage from home to TD location and back on a cost comparison basis.  Then while on location, claim daily mileage for use of your POMV while on task.  The daily mileage should NOT be included in the cost comparison.

3)  Use your POMV for travel to and from the TD location, but then rent a car for daily use on task.

Why did you necessitate "on a cost comparison." If the member is going to need a vehicle on location, and the Chain of Command doesn't want to pay a rental fee / daily taxis, then they should be requesting the member to take his PMV and he should get the high-rate.
16
Ships & Vessels / Re: Replacing the Subs
« Last post by Colin P on Yesterday at 19:19:33 »
Most allied navies generally don't have that many operational subs outside of UK and US.

https://www.globalfirepower.com/navy-submarines.asp
17
Ships & Vessels / Re: Replacing the Subs
« Last post by Humphrey Bogart on Yesterday at 18:55:08 »
I've never understood why you had to give up your dolphins if you don't become Command-qualified.  It's not like all of a sudden your expertise just evaporated. 

I wonder if any surface ship CO-candidate has ever failed their command course, and if so, got kicked out of the trade (which is essentially what it is).

My understanding is you don't give up your Dolphins but your days underwater by that point are over. 

Kind of makes sense, if you are doing Perisher that means you've already probably served a D-Level and possibly as the XO so there is really nowhere else to go.  Hardly a vote of confidence for the Officer in question.

I've also heard that a Canadian Officer has never failed the Perisher Course.  That's not a coincidence.  From what I have heard, some of the other countries throw bodies at it and see what sticks while we hand pick ours that go.

It's probably just a numbers thing as some other countries have had far more submarines than we have had in service.
18
Ships & Vessels / Re: Replacing the Subs
« Last post by YZT580 on Yesterday at 18:50:09 »
Too small a crew with too much at stake where too much can go wrong really, really quick to permit the potential for a disgruntled officer.  As well, if he/she moves back to a watch keepers position they effectively block that position permanently for training an up and coming candidate who may be successful.  Up or out may sound harsh but in a small unit it is the only way.
19
Ships & Vessels / Re: Replacing the Subs
« Last post by Dimsum on Yesterday at 18:35:28 »
The success rate for the SMCC is 70% and, on failing, candidates are prevented from serving on submarines in any capacity.

I've never understood why you had to give up your dolphins if you don't become Command-qualified.  It's not like all of a sudden your expertise just evaporated. 

I wonder if any surface ship CO-candidate has ever failed their command course, and if so, got kicked out of the trade (which is essentially what it is).
20
Ships & Vessels / Re: Replacing the Subs
« Last post by Hamish Seggie on Yesterday at 17:28:49 »
Whichever sub we get I hope it has the ability to launch cruise missiles. That gives us a strike capability, even if we don't choose to use it.

Rest assured Canada will retain its squeamishness about cruise missiles. 😉
Pages: 1 [2] 3 4 ... 10