Great thread all
My take - having done not bad on AOC Res pre Kingston and finishing with a shredded butt post Final Drive is as follows:
1. Its not rocket science - Reg Army has a tough job just staying ready to start deployment trg.
2. Future enemy likely to be able to disperse at will with...
Straws in the wind but big names verbalising...........
Get a trade / skill to take with you out the door is always good advice
Troop reductions could be on the table, Canada’s defence chief says Lee Berthiaume
Published: November 19, 2013, 2:29 pm...
I released on 31 Oct, no contact with Pension Central so far.
Can anyone advise what is the best way to get their attention? I know some fellow released guys have recently sent incandescent emails to the Minister and CDS.
My thinking is ask
When will I be contacted ?
When can I transfer...
Attention equipment Guru's
Regarding the images - Any idea of their age?
on the left eye plate, in a circle:
Zeiss Prism Stereo
8 x 25
on the right eye plate, in a circle:
Baush & Lomb Optical Co Rochester NY
with reverse triangle in centre of circle reading
Would anyone out there have a simple explanation on the process to transfer the Gratuity (aka Severance Pay) straight into the pension buyback without it being taxed?
My situation is a Buy Back as a Reservist from Oct 10 1972 - Oct 31 2013
I have been paying into the CF Pension since it came...
Perhaps digitise the manual ?
My father's cousin had a surplus Lancaster for a few years after WW2 - bought it for a song from Crown Assets in Southern Alberta - it sat for about 3 years dry as a bone then around 1948 RCAF bought it back and it flew on for another 10 plus years as a mapper...
If you look at any list of top guys and gals running big business - probably half never went to higher education and got started making their way to the top out of highschool
Of the remainder - they come from as many fields of study as you care to imagine
Many people run down the MA in War...
Check this out 96 years ago tomorrow http://www.chavasse.u-net.com/messines.html
Canadian Engineers dug in 360,000 pounds of explosives under Germans Lines -
Here is an outline I put together on what happened at the 1st Tunneling Company Site...
My 2 cents
In days gone by Empires owned what they took from the overseas owners. France / UK / Germany / Austria / Italy / Japan are all handy examples.
Then another Empire had to step in - and the USA captured a lot of the former Axis Empires and kept them because a certain two land based...