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  1. Old Naval Guard

    "Re-Royalization", "Re-Britification" and the Heritage Transformation

    Something like this, I am glad to see this return in my time in the militia I often heard gunner types wanting a return to their traditions.ONG
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    Domestic Terrorism/Public Attacks on CAF Personnel

    I wish to express my deep regret and sorrow for the loss of this young solider, from the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada to his family and regiment :salute: Rest easy brother, from an old  infantry militiaman
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    Pattern 82 webbing

    Hello please send list or pics thank you
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    Pattern 82 webbing

    :warstory:
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    Pattern 82 webbing

    Hi.  During most of my military reserve  time I wore Pattern 82 webbing. I have recently put together a set. Hover some items are rather worn out looking.I would like to purchase  items that are new or lightly used Water bottle carrier, butt back etc If any one has stuff they would like to sell...
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    tan deu pants

    Hello i am looking for a pair of Tan DEU pants Looking for larger sizes 46 and up.  Also anyone know were they might be purchased for sale thanks ONG
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    Esquimalt landmark "The Tudor House" destroyed by fire - 16 July 2013

    So sad to hear, I loved the old Tudor house spent many a time there after work before going home to my apt on Esquimalt rd :(. It was a great place where reg force Navy shad and PPCLI meet Cheers
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    "Re-Royalization", "Re-Britification" and the Heritage Transformation

    Hello, So when do Cdn army officers start changeing over to the pips and crowns?. Will this be at unit expense or members? . While I think from 2nd Lt to Col this is a good idea. I think General officers should keep their Maple Leafs .Cheers ONG
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    colour party

    And the Other pics  :o ;)
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    colour party

    While the NZ Naval Party is intresting, Lets look at it from a Canadian perspective. Officers are armed with swords as well as Petty Officers Ratings with service rifles. The first pic is from 1959 retiring the Kings colours, accepting the Queens Colours. The second shows General Allard...
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    Size of CF in 1950/1970

    The size of the Canadian Armed Forces in 1970 was 98,200 Officers and all ranks. The Defence cuts were under way, Caused by PM Trudeau,the goal being to reduce the  Canadian Armed Forces to 83,000 all ranks and Canadian Forces Europe was cut from 10,000 personal to 5,000. The Air division being...
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    Return of the Army Forage Cap?

    I was looking at pictures of the recent speech to the throne. The GG Honour Guard, mostly Militia had quite a few Forage Caps in the Guard. While understanding these where regimental Items purchased at Nonpublic expense, the officer commanding the guard looked like he was wearing a CF Forage...
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    Grizzly and Cougar coming out soon

    Hi GINge, could you let me know when this model(Grizzly) is coming to the Canadian market. This was my wild ride back in my Militia days Thanks in Advance ONG
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    The Poppy Selling Superthread- Merged

    You know we are all going through hard times myself included. This is just to low, the Man has no respect, not even for himself. He should be ashamed . When they catch him he should be made to explain to a veteran why he did what he did. With respect ONG
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    Canadian World war II Uniform acrutments

    It sounds Pat they are service marks for years in service in WW2. A white one means joining up in 1939, while red ones for every year after that. Or so I have read. Hope that helps ONG Cheers
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    RCN Cruisers

    Well that intresting, I never new that there were suppose to be more Tribals. I know that the RCN was suppose to receive a General purpose frigate, that got cancelled in favour of the Tribals. A pity more weren't built. the Tribals and the General Purpose Frigate. Thanks and Cheers Old Naval guard
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    Cdn Ship models

    Hey GINge, Would it be possible to post a pic of the ship when shes finished Old Naval Guard
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    Your Beer Brand of Choice

    I go for  Stella Artois  and Bud  myself. Find it to be a great beers :cheers: Old Naval Guard
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    Old Naval Guard's Random Questions - Canadain Army since WW2

    Thanks  for your reply. its quiet intresting, despite the lessons learned in WW2 about the importance of tactical air support it was allowed to decline by the early 1960s. If running down the Airforce auxiliary squadrons, switching their roles to other than Air tactical, what was the army to do...
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    Old Naval Guard's Random Questions - Canadain Army since WW2

    Hi I am sorry if these is not the place for this , I am still kinda feeling my way around Milnet. A question. Since the Seaking is part of the Airforce I was wondering about this Seaking, and the look it was sporting. I know its 443 squadron's.Can anyone shed some light thanks in Advance.  Old...
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