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  1. JBP

    Postings, career managers and budget cuts!

    So my chain of command just advised us that the career managers have basically had their budgets slashed for postings, even more than expected and don't be surprised if most cost postings are cancelled as the posting plot is shot to hell... Anyone have any numbers or substantiation? Is it as...
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    Can anyone suggest a Realtor?

    Hello folks, I'm posted from Edmonton to Kingston this time around and would love some suggestions on Realtors to use! I really don't know any realtors personally and haven't had to deal with them so I would love to hear a good story about your favorite Realtor on your last move! Or, whom NOT...
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    764 Comm Grp? Where is it?!?

    Hey folks, a buddy of mine is posted to 764 Comm Grp in Ottawa and he wants to buy a house but no one here (1 Sigs, Edmonton) has a clue where the unit actually is, Hull? Gatineau? Where should this guy try and buy a place to live? If it's classified then PM me for high side contact info...
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    Military Friendly Lawyer?

    Hello folks, May seem like a weird question, but does anyone know of a military friendly lawyer in the Edmonton area? I'm deploying in a little while and would like to get a will & power of attourney and all that done before I go. Thanks in advance!
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    Army Communication & Information Systems Specialists (Sig Op, Lineman and LCIS Amalgamation)

    Figured I'd start a new thread as the start of this was in my previous "Cease of Training" rumour mill thread... Today (4 Jun 08) I attended the Lecture on our Trade Amalgamation... It was quite a dump of info with some answers and more questions towards the end... Lecture started about 13H00...
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    Air Assetts at Edmonton International Airport???

    Hey folks, I was recently at the Edmonton International Airport picking up the family cat and I took a drive down the runway (by the cargo area) and noticed the tails of 2 Hercules, not TOO surprising, then I noticed a few other interesting things... Namely a United States Military Chinook...
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    Sig Op QL3 Cease of Training Rumour???

    I heard recently that apparently CFSCE is putting a halt on Sig Op QL3 Training to completely revamp the course, and also apparently because of the supposid "amalgamation" of the Trades that's suppose to happen... Any truth to any of this? I couldn't see them suspending the Sig Op QL3 program...
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    Matters of the Heart - Tearing me Apart!

    Hello folks, I'm really not sure if anyone can offer any insight or help with this, but I'm so bloody torn I have no idea what to do and it'll be life-changing one way or the other! So I'm slated to go Reg Force in March (not official yet, but they adv me 90% chance before end of the fiscal...
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    Training Value of Reserve Brigade Exercises!

    Hello folks, I just came back from 31 Bde training ex located in Hamilton this past weekend, I'm sure there are people who are on this site who were there. I'd like to get some input from others who were there or participated from any level and see what you gained from it. For me personally...
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    NATO general wants Canada to stay in Afghanistan

    http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20060731/afghanistan_nato_060808?s_name=&no_ads= Interesting... I thought we already decided on staying until at LEAST 2009 right??? ???
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    CO of Lincoln and Welland Regiment Celebrates 40 YEARS of Service!!!

    Last night at my regiment we celebrated our Commanding Officer's army birthday. He has now served a full 40 years in Canada's army, starting as a private in my unit and then advancing through the ranks to Chief WO, then being commissioned as a Captain and working his way to Lt. Colonel and...
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    How "In-Touch" are you with fellow Canadians? Take the online QUIZ!

    Here is the link to take the "quiz" to see if you know as much about modern Canadians and thier concerns than you think!!! http://www.theglobeandmail.com/special/canquiz2005/ Good luck, I only scored 10 out of 20 when I did it...  :-\
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    Top WMD Inspector concludes Saddam didn't have ANY WMD!!!...

    It's a short article... CIA inspector ends Iraqi weapons hunt Last Updated Tue, 26 Apr 2005 10:27:09 EDT CBC News WASHINGTON - The CIA's top weapons inspector in Iraq has ended his hunt for weapons of mass destruction. Charles Duelfer posted his findings online in the form of an addendum to...
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    US Rocket Plan scares Nfld's Williams and he's Fuming!

    ::) Okay, first he takes down the Canadian flag at his own government buildings, fighting for his land's oil. Now he uses every stupid excuse he can to stop oil production? Is he just trying to cause trouble or what? What is this guys' problem? I've never ever heard of any boosters that fall...
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    This Summer's SQ+BIQ at the Meaf!

    Hey folks, I was told by course staff on my BMQ that those of us who last will be going to Meaford for our SQ end of June and following right after that our BIQ either at Meaford -OR- Petawawa... Then he mentioned the SQ+BIQ courses are possibly being all changed around back to something like...
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    First BMQ Weekend turned out dysfunctional!!! Cont from SHARP trg thread...

    My god... I have witnessed the horrors of a major logistical F*cKuP on my first BMQ weekend in the reserves! Welcome to the Reserves out Plt 2i/c sayz...   ::) So, originally we were told, entire weekend, 1 day SHARP, rest is BMQ type stuff.. Cool... Thursday before the weekend we were going...
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    Preparing for first Reserve BMQ weekend+SHARP training...!?!

    Greetings folks, Getting ready for my first BMQ weekend with the other FNG's. Ready to take the sh*t and roll with the hits and do my best and keep my chin up. One thing though, our Sgt advised us our FIRST weekend is going to be SHARP training. Simply advised us to do our best, keep an open...
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    Dec 9th Swear In!

    Hello folks, Today I swear in and I am happier than a pig in sh*t! I've been waiting for this since I was a kid and can't wait for the first tell my superior infantrymen yell at me. I wanted to post this to thank those on this site I've talked with, argued with, learned from and read from...
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    The Reason why BUSH won the electon!!! (Just kidding) - Interesting video...

    I imagine for some, this will be amusing, for many, this will be frightening and for others... The truth. Anyway, just in case you wanted to know why Bush won according to Alex Jones and some conspiracy theorists! http://www.prisonplanet.tv/articles/august2004/082804dictatorspreview.htm Note...
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    The Russian Military Merged Thread- Air Force

    Ever seen any? I need info! I'm dying to find out what's over there and/or what's in the works! Last stuff I seen was something on TV about the newest Russian fighter having forward "Canards" and being at least partially stealth+super manuverable!!! Seen a pic of it too, looked absolutely...
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