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Recent content by dapaterson

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    Soldier Operational Clothing and Equipment Modernization

    If you're issuing it to the Armour folks, you have to test on how easy it is to wash out gravy stains.
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    All things Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

    For all your zoom meetings, remember, the camera is on. Even if you're the Member of Parliament for Pontiac.
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    Opportunity to update the CC-150 fleet?

    Guessing that in the water and doing the job (Asterix) beats still plate metal ashore (JSS). And plenty of purchase contracts have gone sideways (MHP, for example).
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    Opportunity to update the CC-150 fleet?

    Here's a question: Why not follow the UK lead and contract out the service? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Future_Strategic_Tanker_Aircraft https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AirTanker_Services
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    You Want To Be A Pilot : 2018 - present

    There's always sommelier, just in case... https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/career-job-changes-pandemic-1.5935256
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    Sexual Misconduct Allegations in The CAF

    You can't believe everything you read on the internet - Abraham Lincoln
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    Sexual Misconduct Allegations in The CAF

    Budget next Monday, we'll likely find out then.
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    All things Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

    Best wishes to you & your family for a full recovery. And thank you for being responsible where others are not. I know folks working in public health and they are long past overwhelmed. If you want an example of how badly things can go with spread, look at the Mega Gym outbreak in Quebec - as...
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    Ships Team Diver badge on Army DEU's?

    I think the lobster has been put on ice since the court martials for poaching - or are you saying that the East Coast navy never learns?
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    Liberal Minority Government 2019 - ????

    Calgary's mayor has announced he will not run for re-election as mayor... Hmm... wonder what other options he may have in the future.
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    Ships Team Diver badge on Army DEU's?

    Yes to both your questions - and carry a copy of the dress regs with you for all the WOs, MWOs and CWOs who will challenge you ;)
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    Next Iteration of the Naval Warfare Officer Rebranding

    During the PER season when it's assessed as loyalty and leading change.
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    Sexual Misconduct Allegations in The CAF

    Interesting how much of this does not relate to SM/SH/SA, but is a leadership and character question - and an organizational culture that does not permit challenges to behavior of peers or superiors, leaving them to operate with impunity, should they choose to do so.
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    Component Transfer with time out but no credit for previous rank pay scale

    First, I will assume you were Army Reserve, where admin is often poorly done (if at all). Second, the "no service rendered" clause referred to above would still apply if you were not properly released, as you had no paid service during the period where you reasonably expected that you had been...