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    Governor General Honours 43 Canadians for Acts of Bravery

    I've been following a few threads here on medals and awards but I have contributed little as I am a "new" Canadian and even though I have served, I just might not have earned the right as a Canadian yet.  But I am baffled, no I must say astounded at the way awards for bravery are treated here in...
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    Nice to see

    http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1152AP_McHale_Deployment.html Friday, October 13, 2006 · Last updated 4:24 a.m. PT Defense official recalled to active duty By LOLITA C. BALDOR ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER   WASHINGTON -- Paul McHale, a top civilian Pentagon official and a former...
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    Coming home: 3 Para Battlegroup talk about their battle with the Taliban

    http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/MilitaryOperations/ComingHome3ParaBattlegroupTalkAboutTheirBattleWithTheTaliban.htm Coming home: 3 Para Battlegroup talk about their battle with the Taliban 12 Oct 06 450,000 rifle and machine gun rounds, 7,500 mortar rockets and 4,000 light...
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    Twigg: first Arctic Emblems signify Nation's gratitude

    http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/HistoryAndHonour/TwiggFirstArcticEmblemsSignifyNationsGratitude.htm Twigg: first Arctic Emblems signify Nation's gratitude 11 Oct 06 The first Arctic Emblems were today, Wednesday 11 October 2006, presented to Veterans by new Veterans' Minister...
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    US brings first treason case in over 50 years

    http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/WAT006380.htm US brings first treason case in over 50 years 11 Oct 2006 18:40:12 GMT Source: Reuters Printable view | Email this article | RSS  [-] Text [+] WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - A California-born convert to Islam who has appeared in al Qaeda...
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    Handover in Helmand as 3 Cdo Brigade replace 3 PARA

    http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/MilitaryOperations/HandoverInHelmandAs3CdoBrigadeReplace3Para.htm Handover in Helmand as 3 Cdo Brigade replace 3 PARA 9 Oct 06 The Paras of 16 Air Assault Brigade are returning home after fulfilling their mission in Afghanistan and will be replaced...
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    Queen to honour Maori 'rejected' VC

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/core/Content/displayPrintable.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/10/09/nmarois09.xml&site=5&page=0 Queen to honour Maori 'rejected' VC By Paul Chapman in Wellington (Filed: 09/10/2006) A Maori soldier, whose commendation for a VC was "inexplicably" countermanded by an anonymous...
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    USA Buying Up to 94 More RG-31 Charger Mine-Resistant Vehicles

    From the Defence Industry Daily Newsletter USA Buying Up to 94 More RG-31 Charger Mine-Resistant Vehicles Related stories: Africa, Americas - Other, Americas - USA, BAE, Contracts - Awards, General Dynamics, Other Corporation, Trucks & Transport    RG-31 in Iraq w. 101st (click to view...
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    ENGINEER'S VC

    http://www.remuseum.org.uk/rem_his_vc.htm#null Captain Coulson Norman MITCHELL VC  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Born: Manitoba, Canada - 11 December 1889    Died: Mount Royal, Quebec, Canada - 17 November 1978 Burial details: Field of...
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    Queen awards Conspicuous Gallantry Cross to the Royal Irish Regiment

    http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/HistoryAndHonour/QueenAwardsConspicuousGallantryCrossToTheRoyalIrishRegiment.htm Queen awards Conspicuous Gallantry Cross to the Royal Irish Regiment 6 Oct 06 The Conspicuous Gallantry Cross has today, Friday 6 October 2006, been awarded by The...
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    Anne meets troops in Afghanistan

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/5408438.stm Anne meets troops in Afghanistan  Princess Anne spent two days on tour in Afghanistan Princess Anne has met British troops in Afghanistan - the first royal visit since soldiers were deployed in the south of the country earlier this year. The...
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    Thanksgiving Recipe Contest

    O.K. Thanksgiving is coming up very soon and I need some recipes.  Plus the Recipes thread is just slowing down and it shouldn't.  I'm trying to get Canadianized here folks.  So lets have somethings that go for the up coming holiday.  We'll give the winner a bottle of Crown Royal (it being...
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    Annual Report on the Administration of Military Justice 2005-2006

    For those who want to know. http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/newsroom/view_news_e.asp?id=2100 News Release Annual Report on the Administration of Military Justice 2005-2006 NR–06.065 - October 3, 2006 OTTAWA–The Honourable Gordon O’Connor, Minister of National Defence is pleased to announce that...
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    Quebec-based soldiers to conduct live-fire exercise in Alberta

    http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/newsroom/view_news_e.asp?id=2099 Media Advisory Quebec-based soldiers to conduct live-fire exercise in Alberta MA-CMTC 06.002 - October 3, 2006 CFB WAINWRIGHT, Alta. - The news media are invited to watch a live-fire exercise involving Quebec-based soldiers at CFB...
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    His Corps Value Was Bravery

    http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-me-bravery3oct03,1,272856.story?track=crosspromo&coll=la-headlines-frontpage&ctrack=1&cset=true His Corps Value Was Bravery Chris Adlesperger's family, shocked to learn of his heroics in Iraq, later saw how it all made sense. In death, he's been...
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    Supporting the Troops Stories

    http://www.canada.com/components/print.aspx?id=5c065491-b4f5-4316-99e9-ef56efaa0853&k=39748 Soldiers treated to coffee, doughnuts   Ethan Baron CanWest News Service; Vancouver Province Monday, October 02, 2006 VANCOUVER - Canada's soldiers in Afghanistan are enjoying their Tim Hortons...
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    British soldier killed in Iraq 2 October 2006

    http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/MilitaryOperations/BritishSoldierKilledInIraq.htm British soldier killed in Iraq 2 Oct 06 It is with deep regret that the Ministry of Defence must confirm the death of a British soldier in Iraq on Sunday 1 October 2006. MOD The soldier, from the...
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    How the British see Harper's leadership in Afghanistan

    This is a typical Telegraph anti war article, but it does have an interesting read on how they see Prime Minister Harper statement in regards to Afghanistan. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/core/Content/displayPrintable.jhtml?xml=/opinion/2006/09/30/do3003.xml&site=15&page=0 I'd feel happier if I...
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    A reply to Taliban Jack from Friends DownUnder

    http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_PrintFriendly&c=Article&cid=1159480210534&call_pageid=970599119419 Australia boosting its Afghan mission Sep. 29, 2006. 01:00 AM -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Why...
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    Aussie Commandos fought for lives under rain of rockets

    http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,20488739-31477,00.html Commandos fought for lives under rain of rockets Patrick Walters, National security editor September 28, 2006 IN a rugged mountain valley in Afghanistan, the Australian commandos were fighting for their lives under an...
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