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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #50 on: September 28, 2017, 17:00:38 »
Blues as in mess kit??  I had to pay for mine (mess kit) but I think the RCAF musicians get a quasi-mess kit for formal events.  That's a guess, the picture that made me think that is at this link, Pic 3 of 7.

http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/en/rcaf-band/index.page

the material colour seems lighter than the *old style* mess kit, its more like the 'new style' RCAF mess kit but the buttons and pants are different.

Blues = Patrol Dress = black-tie equivalent at least for armoured and sigs,I believe:


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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #51 on: September 28, 2017, 17:03:33 »
Likely another thing that will help with the appearance of the uniform is the fact they are in better shape than most the CF.

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #52 on: September 28, 2017, 17:16:59 »
They even made their multicam look like a $1M too because of that fact.

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #53 on: September 28, 2017, 17:25:24 »
Blues = Patrol Dress = black-tie equivalent at least for armoured and sigs,I believe:


Oh right.  Not all black hat units do the Patrols, so I never thought of that. 
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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #54 on: September 28, 2017, 17:26:19 »
They even made their multicam look like a $1M too because of that fact.

Sounds like someone might have a crush!   :-*

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #55 on: September 28, 2017, 17:54:38 »
 :rofl:  just jealous.  I wish l looked like $20...

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #56 on: September 28, 2017, 17:55:38 »
Oh right.  Not all black hat units do the Patrols, so I never thought of that.

Actually, ALL the Army did Patrols in the day.  It was "Walking Out Dress" in the Mess and also often worn by the Duty Officer.

Some Reserve Units have been using it for years as Mess Kit.

I have a friend who, in the past couple of years, has used his 'points' to order it through Logistik, for Mess Dinner and other Mess functions. 

Looks like it is making a comeback.
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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #57 on: September 28, 2017, 17:57:01 »
Actually, ALL the Army did Patrols in the day.  It was "Walking Out Dress" in the Mess and also often worn by the Duty Officer.


That must have been before my day...I'm still a young pup!!   :nod:
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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #58 on: September 28, 2017, 17:59:25 »
That must have been before my day...I'm still a young pup!!   :nod:

It was.
 
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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #59 on: September 28, 2017, 19:10:58 »
Blues = Patrol Dress = black-tie equivalent at least for armoured and sigs,I believe:


Is no one else going to wonder about the story behind how an Army Captain has Navigator wings? 

Is this a secret plot for the RCAF to float the test balloon for Blues of the Patrol kind?

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #60 on: September 28, 2017, 19:19:08 »
Is no one else going to wonder about the story behind how an Army Captain has Navigator wings? 

Is this a secret plot for the RCAF to float the test balloon for Blues of the Patrol kind?

 >:D

As Bob is in the room, I doubt it is a secret plot of any kind.   [:D

With the age of the Corps of Signals collar dogs on the tunic, I could suspect that it may have been a former RCAF officer who joined the Army.
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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #61 on: September 28, 2017, 23:26:27 »
To drag this thread back to relevant topic, here is another picture of the new uniform from the parade.

So will the CANSOF folks still keep their former regimental cap and collar badges then? 

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« Reply #62 on: September 29, 2017, 00:19:36 »
No.  They have a new cap badge/collar dogs and are wearing it in this photo.  The CDS made mention of their new uniforms in his address at the reception following the parade.  He said they no longer belong to the Army,  Navy or Air Force but their own thing, CANSOF.  And that people weren't seeing things or colour blind as they were wearing their new uniform.  Must have been a first.  They also wore the red arrowhead device (sans USA/CANADA) shoulder flash from the 1SSF.  (also very nice looking)

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #63 on: September 29, 2017, 00:53:08 »
So, is it only members who OT into either of the two NCM occupations who now wear this new uniform?

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #64 on: September 29, 2017, 01:05:25 »
I actually love the look of their new uniform, especially the bloused parade boots, I think it looks a hell of a lot sharper
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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #65 on: September 29, 2017, 01:26:34 »
So, is it only members who OT into either of the two NCM occupations who now wear this new uniform?

Only ever seen a "dinner plate" or "arrowhead" on the left pocket, so it seems this (assaulter or operator) may be the case....or Officers so-qualified, like the Comd.

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #66 on: September 29, 2017, 07:30:19 »
I would assume CBRN Op as well.

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #67 on: September 29, 2017, 09:35:24 »
I would assume CBRN Op as well.

Good catch, JM. :nod:  That said, I wasn't sure they let those guys out in public...kind of reminds me of the Star Wars cantina...  ;D

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #68 on: September 29, 2017, 09:36:48 »
I'm curious about MTOG guys as well as they now belong to CANSOF family too.

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #69 on: September 29, 2017, 10:14:55 »
I'm curious about MTOG guys as well as they now belong to CANSOF family too.

I think the RCN powers that be would have kittens if MTOG wears an "army" uniform.

I like it.   :nod:
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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #70 on: September 29, 2017, 10:19:00 »
I'm curious about MTOG guys as well as they now belong to CANSOF family too.
Actually, they've gone elaborately out of their way to make clear to all applicants and members that they are NOT SOF.

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #71 on: September 29, 2017, 10:23:56 »
I'm curious about MTOG guys as well as they now belong to CANSOF family too.
While they provide a maritime SOF capability, they don't fall under CANSOFCOM.... yet.  ;)

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #72 on: September 29, 2017, 10:48:08 »
Actually, they've gone elaborately out of their way to make clear to all applicants and members that they are NOT SOF.

Elaborately?  Like an interpretive dance or a diorama?   >:D
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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #73 on: September 29, 2017, 11:48:05 »
OK, my confusion stems from all the fancy videos that gives one the impression then that they are part of the family.  Someone needs to tell the Photo Techs...

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Re: Unveiling of New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform
« Reply #74 on: September 29, 2017, 12:40:18 »
OK, my confusion stems from all the fancy videos that gives one the impression then that they are part of the family.  Someone needs to tell the Photo Techs...

Why change the videos? Its a cool job and looks cool on videos. The fact that the course is only 3 months long (compared to a year or more for Assaulters and Operators), and that the video I found has all their names and ranks which isn't something I've seen on other CANSOF stuff.