The CAF, and especially the Artillery, have lost a fine officer. Everyone who knew Dan, liked and respected him immensely! He was a good friend, fantastic husband and father, a respected mentor and just an all-around good guy, as all those Bobbitts are.
Thoughts are with the Artillery family...
Things may have changed over the years...and the answer is probably somewhere on Milnet.ca but my Google-foo is not very good so I'll answer with what was my experience...
a) you get paid at the same rate during the course of your BMOQ training, likely as a 2Lt BUT, you may be given allotments...
When you yell "Deploy! Deploy! Deploy!" when you want your kids to get out of the vehicle in a hurry.
When, after buckling the kids in their car seats, you accidentally leave the van doors open and your CF member spouse asks you as he backs out of the driveway "What?! Are they helicopter...
Canadian soldiers uncover Taliban weapons cache
By Drew Brown, Stars and Stripes
Mideast edition, Sunday, October 12, 2008
Drew Brown / S&S
1st Lt. Aaron Corey, of 7 Platoon, November Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal Canadian...
When my hubster was training for deployment on TF 1-07, my sister mentioned to me about how worried she was for his safety...and as a result her worry for the well-being of our family.
I tried to explain in layman's terms what his job with the task force actually was, and how he was relatively...
As much as I agree that this is a major scam in progress, it may also be a case of a group of people cloning vehicles, and selling stolen vehicles with legit VINs.
The RCMP released a requested not too long ago that the public report any suspected vehicle cloning to them. I think, scam or not...
It still amazes me how my mental image of the members of the DS compare to the actual person we get a glimpse of through these interviews. Sometimes I read them and think, "yup, they are exactly the type of person I thought" and others leave me bewildered thinking, "wow, they are nothing like I...
You might want to be careful, after reading your interview, you seem more grandfatherly than gruff (you gotta keep the gruff appearance to help keep the trolls at bay).
I, too, am a Stephen King fan...and have acquired a large collection of books.
And I have to give you points for your...
This link appeared as part of a google alert in my inbox. I thought the article was a well written response to Dion's drivel.
In keeping with Vern's posts re: womenly issues and our struggles with them. I thought this would be appreciated.
Have a Happy Period
This is (supposedly) an actual letter sent to Proctor and Gamble regarding
their feminine products. She really gets rolling after the first...
I just finished listening to this on the east coast and it was hilarious, even hearing it for the third time.
If you can catch it, I highly recommend it.
edit: added link