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Offline Jason Bourne

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Deployment
« on: March 23, 2005, 10:22:44 »
Hey,

Just wondering when the next oppurtunity for SigOp's to go overseas will be, like..what unit will be heading over next. I imagine apprentices graduating from CFSCE this year will be posted to these units? I was also wondering if JSR deploys by itself and works for itself overseas or works with other units.

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2005, 11:12:30 »
If you are posted to CFJSR or to any of the the HQ and Sigs Sqns in Edmonton, Petawawa or Valcartier (in that order) you are probably have an opportunity to go on tour.  LFCA and LFWA both have units/rotations up for deployment in the coming year.
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2005, 11:22:06 »
Most of those apprentices for this year will be going to a HQ & Sig sqn, not to an out-unit. Some recent graduates have been going direct to out units but we hear that that is going to slow down. That being said; sigs from the sqn in Pet should get the chance to go on roto4 to Kabul in Aug. I believe roto 5 is Edmonton (anybody else sure about that one?).  If you get the chance to do a tour as a sig in Afghanistan jump at it. It is the best time you will ever have doing the job.   :salute:
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2005, 15:18:23 »
For the tour coming up in Aug when will they know if they are adding the extra troops?

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2005, 16:05:17 »
Havent heard yet. They are playing this one close to the chest. Kinda got my fingers crossed for a second trip over myself.  ^-^
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2005, 18:35:29 »
Oh ok. My boyfriend is hoping to hear, he wants to go but wasn't on the first list...he's hoping he'll be added if the more troops are added.

-KaT

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2005, 18:04:19 »
Oh ok. My boyfriend is hoping to hear, he wants to go but wasn't on the first list...he's hoping he'll be added if the more troops are added.

-KaT

TO&E will have been done and it will only be a matter of selecting the people now.  JSR already knows who is going and are training now.  If your boyfriend is here, and he is telling you he doesn't know, question him.  He may be an alternate but chances are he is leading you along.

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2005, 18:21:02 »
So RadOp, your guys brushing up on their telephone answering and photocopying skills?

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2005, 21:28:54 »
Acutally he's at HQ and Sigs in Pet. He didn't even get an alterative position. He really wants this tour though.

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2005, 22:22:39 »
So RadOp, your guys brushing up on their telephone answering and photocopying skills?

SRC buddy, no photocopying, no switchboard. lol

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #10 on: March 24, 2005, 22:25:30 »
Acutally he's at HQ and Sigs in Pet. He didn't even get an alterative position. He really wants this tour though.

-KaT

No he is not but Luck is as we swapped places eh luck.  I will get a tour and I went to Afghanistan and will probably be back there for Nov or Dec this year.  The rank is the only thing I don't know at this time.
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2005, 07:38:28 »
Acutally he's at HQ and Sigs in Pet.
-KaT

   B troop?
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2005, 20:36:56 »
    B troop?

I was for two years you know that.  So watch what you say or I will sic the women from ops on you!!!!!
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #13 on: March 26, 2005, 08:18:45 »
Sorry Radop. Was asking KaT if her other half was B tp. Turns out he works with me. Keep the ops women off. I already have one female sig to deal with..lol   :salute:
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #14 on: March 26, 2005, 10:29:37 »
Hey what's wrong with female sigs???  :P

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #15 on: March 26, 2005, 10:33:55 »
Not a thing. I'm married to one actualy.  ;)
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #16 on: March 26, 2005, 10:44:47 »
Hmmm...I dunno...sounds skeptical to me..... :P

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2005, 13:31:13 »
Hmmm...I dunno...sounds skeptical to me..... :P

Its an inside joke and he is married to another sig op from the sqn in pet
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #18 on: March 28, 2005, 20:30:45 »
Thanks guys..I wanna get on the ROTO 5 from Edmonton if there is one

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #19 on: March 29, 2005, 22:09:23 »
I will be willing to bet there will be one.  Maybe I will be on it from Kingston.
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2005, 10:08:46 »
Hey Rad op, rumor has roto 6 coming out of Pet and being the same size as 0 was.   :cdn:
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #21 on: March 31, 2005, 16:57:09 »
Hey Rad op, rumor has roto 6 coming out of Pet and being the same size as 0 was.   :cdn:
Roto's 3 and 4 also.  Knowing my luck I'll be on Roto 6 or the PRT roto 1.  I dont wanna do any more time in Afghanistan.
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #22 on: March 31, 2005, 18:45:55 »
I have been champing at the bit to go and hit up another tour in Afghanistan. The rumor around here (Pet) is that Roto 4  onward might be alot farther south than the last ones. That would make Roto 4 almost like another Roto 0. Maybe if I ask real nice...lol   :cdn:
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #23 on: March 31, 2005, 20:26:08 »
There will be 2 camps and 2 seperate missions...roto 4,5,6 in kabul will stay that way, the new ones would be 0,1,2 etc. 
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #24 on: April 01, 2005, 13:57:11 »
It doesnt sound that way from up here. It has been speculated (in public) that the whole Canadian contingent will be moved to Kandahar.  :cdn:
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #25 on: April 01, 2005, 15:41:46 »
i just put in my name for Roto 85 Op Danaca.
Hopefully that will go through, it's no Afghanistan though lol

-KaT

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #26 on: April 02, 2005, 06:48:03 »
ROTO 85? And I thought ROTO 3 in Kabul was cushy.

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #27 on: April 04, 2005, 14:17:57 »
It doesnt sound that way from up here. It has been speculated (in public) that the whole Canadian contingent will be moved to Kandahar.  :cdn:
Speculation is the key word.  I've heard from many sources that there will be 2 missions, Kabul will be under ISAF and the PRT will be under OEF.
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #28 on: May 14, 2005, 12:21:39 »
Hey any Reserve SigOps -- How long did it take you before you were qualified to be deployed overseas? (In approximate years.)

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #29 on: May 14, 2005, 16:21:18 »
Years? As far as I know you can be deployed on tour as a sig op after you complete your 3s. The more experience/ courses you have, the better though... You usually do your 3s the summer after basic. However remember, just because you apply for a tour doesn't mean you'll necessarily get it...
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #30 on: May 14, 2005, 17:06:35 »
Ahh okay, thanks for clearing that up.

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #31 on: May 15, 2005, 20:29:53 »
Also, in regards to tours...you also need your security clearance, which right now is taking a long time to get..

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #32 on: May 16, 2005, 06:03:22 »
Actually, for Roto 0 they gave everyone who needed it a blanket clearance. It was only god for the length of the tour but it allowed everyone to go.
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Re: Deployment
« Reply #33 on: May 16, 2005, 08:23:38 »
If you apply for tour, and they accept you for pre-deployment training, they'll expedite your clearance. The guys from my unit on EW Surge without their clearances were bumped up to get them before they were sent off, took only a few months at the most.

Sadly, the little r isn't a high priority for clearances from CSIS.

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Re: Deployment
« Reply #34 on: May 21, 2005, 19:41:33 »
If you don't have a clearance, you should not be on pre-deployment trg.  That is one of the items to select people before they go on training to relieve people who had to be replaced on tour.
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