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Sexual Misconduct Allegations in The CAF

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I’ve always wondered what advantages a sea-camo outfit could possibly offer when the outfit is worn on a gigantic ship.
None.
So when the Navy lost its mind. The base chiefs and the fleet chiefs were gathered together to come up with some ways to make the naval combat dress more flashy. One of the bosn chiefs in his simple mind thought. “why not put big reflective tapes on the pants and the jacket? Therefore the sailors could be seen in a smoky environment or a blackout environment when you flash them with a flashlight” he was roundly abused by the ass clowns who wanted more bling on the NCDs.
 

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So when the Navy lost its mind. The base chiefs and the fleet chiefs were gathered together to come up with some ways to make the naval combat dress more flashy. One of the bosn chiefs in his simple mind thought. “why not put big reflective tapes on the pants and the jacket? Therefore the sailors could be seen in a smoky environment or a blackout environment when you flash them with a flashlight” he was roundly abused by the ass clowns who wanted more bling on the NCDs.

Confused Robert Downey Jr GIF
 

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So when the Navy lost its mind. The base chiefs and the fleet chiefs were gathered together to come up with some ways to make the naval combat dress more flashy. One of the bosn chiefs in his simple mind thought. “why not put big reflective tapes on the pants and the jacket? Therefore the sailors could be seen in a smoky environment or a blackout environment when you flash them with a flashlight” he was roundly abused by the ass clowns who wanted more bling on the NCDs.
They could have said "what the RAN and French Navy did".
 

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So anyway, I think this the topic of this thread was about to discuss illegitimate human babies and also the whole lot of absolutely nothing that the MND has done to ameliorate sexual misconduct or discipline systems within the CAF.
 

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And the RN screwed up and focused on fire retardant clothing. Losers ;)

To complete the thread drift, here is an example of the testing done on our old NCDs. We did the same thing for the whole mix of single layer, and double layer, with and without a tshirt underneath, and also with flash gear on. Worked really well, and ironically the extremely poor tailoring helped improve the performance as it created all kinds of air pockets that prevented any kind of burns is some areas.

Video: Flash Fire Flame Resistant Workwear | UniFirst

No idea what the new NCD clothing is tested to (or if it is), but can't see how the polymer based velcro patches would have possibly passed, as that burns/melts fairly easily.

Maybe a good example of the big giant heads interfering where they shouldn't to sort out something they want, instead of what is in their best interest, which I guess probably is kind of along the lines of all the CYA to cover up all their misdeeds and otherwise push stuff off. Really quite pissed off at the fact that they still haven't fixed the loophole allowing the big giant heads to get away with things. The ball wasn't just dropped, it was deliberately kicked into touch by the MND, PMO and the PM who had a responsibility to provide that kind of oversight and accountability.
 

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No idea what the new NCD clothing is tested to (or if it is), but can't see how the polymer based velcro patches would have possibly passed, as that burns/melts fairly easily.
Same as flight suits.

But I digress.
 

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Same as flight suits.

But I digress.
Woah, hey now. Colourful patches has been the focal point of our retention plan for the better part of a decade, don’t go pointing out that it could actually cause grievous bodily harm.
 

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The new CADPAT was one of Vance’s babies. He lamented in the news that troops were deploying to the Middle East in over-worn arid CADPAT and, as you know, when the supply system is failing to replace worn-out kit then you fix the problem by changing the colour.

So did the new CADPAT die with Vance's career?
 

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General Dawe just landed a new job reviewing recommendations to end sexual misconduct. For some reason National Defense didn't make an announcement about his new job. Weird.
 

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General Dawe just landed a new job reviewing recommendations to end sexual misconduct. For some reason National Defense didn't make an announcement about his new job. Weird.

It's OK, the CBC is tracking :)


Military 'tone-deaf' to appoint general who supported sex offender to role reviewing sexual misconduct
Maj.-Gen. Peter Dawe gave positive character reference to a convicted sex offender

Survivors of sexual assault and former soldiers say the Canadian military needs to explain why it has assigned a major general who once wrote a positive reference letter for a sex offender to a role examining sexual misconduct within the armed forces.

Maj.-Gen. Peter Dawe has been tasked with reviewing recommendations from an ongoing investigation into military sexual misconduct by former Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour.

In 2017, Dawe submitted positive character references to a judge ahead of the sentencing of Maj. Jonathan Hamilton, who earlier that year was found guilty of sexually assaulting a retired military officer and physically assaulting her husband.

"The main feeling behind it is just one of confusion and surprise and shock," said Annalise Schamuhn who was sexually assaulted by Hamilton.

"The people who are genuinely hurting, who have lost a lot of faith in the system, they can look at this and just see how potentially tone-deaf it comes across."

 
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