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    VAC in the News

    several of us attended the events in Fredericton and Oromocto.....It seems like they took the same pig and used a different colour of lipstick on it...and gave it a new name.  We were not particularly impressed.... :facepalm:
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    Whither the Royal Canadian Legion? Or RCL Withers?

    any organization has both good and not-so-good members.  It's not the organization as a whole, but the individual branches and members who are lacking.  I suggest you try your local ANAVETS Unit (Army, Navy & Air Force Veterans in Canada).  I am the Service Officer for Woodstock Unit #95 and...
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    RCD, C Sqn 1951...help with VAC claim

    the claimant states that several of his sqn members also came down with the ailment at the same time, probably due to the conditions during that exercise pertaining to washing of dishes, utensils, etc.  The condition resulted in the loss of teeth within a couple of weeks.  We wish to contact...
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    RCD, C Sqn 1951...help with VAC claim

    ok...thanks.....he was thinking that the conditions at the time gave him the problem since he didn't have it before or since. 
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    RCD, C Sqn 1951...help with VAC claim

    I am helping a friend with a VAC claim.  He served with  C Sqn, RCD at Petawawa in 1951.  While in the field, he contracted trench mouth.  He has a sick report dated 01 Sep 1951 saying he had trench mouth and he thinks others were ill at the same time.  If anyone was around at the time and...
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    Fallen Comrades (retired members)

    :cdn: The death of Col. Ron Johnsnton of Saint John, NB occurred Sept. 28th, 2012,  Ron retired from the Saint John Fire Dept. as Deputy Chief after 33 years service.  He was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves for 28 years, serving as the CO of 3 Field Regt and Commander of the...
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    27-05-11: Bombardier Karl Manning, 5 RALC, R.I.P.

    our thoughts and prayers are with the f amily and friends of Bdr. Manning....  :salute:
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    100th Anniversary - 318 Woodstock RCACC

    thanks, BG.... we have former cadets from the 1940's and up attending.....wish you could be here too!    The cadet movement is one of the finest youth programs in Canada.
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    100th Anniversary - 318 Woodstock RCACC

    The week-end of May 20-22, we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of 318 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps in Woodstock, NB.  That makes the Corps the oldest, continuous Army Cadet Corps in the province.  I know there are members of this site who were in 318 RCACC and we invite them to...
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    Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 March 2011

    Our condolences to his family and friends..... :salute:
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    100th Anniversary - 318 RCACC

    318 RCACC of Woodstock, NB will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary on the weekend of May 20-22, 2011.  We are trying to contact former cadets and staff to invite them to join in on the fun.  Please PM me if you are interested.
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    Cpl Steve Martin Killed in Afghanistan - 18 Dec 2010

    RIP, Cpl. Martin.  Condolences to his family and friends........ :salute:
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    20 Jul 10: Sapper Brian Collier, 1 CER, R.I.P.

    our condolences to his family and friends.......RIP      :salute:
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    MCpl Kristal Giesebrecht, Pte Andrew Miller - Canadian Forces Health Services - 26 June 2010

    RIP........our thoughts and prayers go out to your families and friends...... :salute: :salute:
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    Sgt. James MacNeil Killed in Afghanistan- 21/ June/ 2010

    condolences to Sgt. MacNeil's family and friends...... :salute:
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