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    Canadian Army Tunneling Corps

    If my old gray matter is correct,the 1st and 2nd Tunneling Companies were stood up again in WWII and served mainly on Gibraltar digging new tunnel's and returned to England some time in 43.
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    UNPROFOR Badger Deployment

    Kat it was ROTO 0 we had the pleasure to be on. Remember we had to take down the IFOR and put up the SFOR on all the vehicle's.
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    Which of these airbases is the old CFB Lahr?

    Bit of trivia, Lahr had the longest run way in all of NATO that is why all did touch and goe's on Saturday's and Sunday's. :blotto: :'(
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    !949 Mutinies'

    Sent to me by a fellow Merchant Seaman In the late winter of 1949, the RCN was shaken by three almost simultaneous cases of mass insubordination variously described as "Incidents" or "Mutinies": On February 26, when the destroyer HMCS Athabaskan was on a fuelling stop at Manzanillo, Colima...
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    General Hillier's Legacy (split from:Top general fights to cut the fat in the Forces)

    My own 2 cent's worth is I agree with the above post,I forget when it started the Officer's over the years came back talking like C.E.O.'s and treating the Military like it was a Blue Chip Corporation. I and others noted the change in their demeanour,speech and the micro management. The...
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    USN relieves harsh female CO of warship for being like "Captain Bligh"

    More on this U.S. Naval Officer besides the one item that was in the news. http://www.militarycorruption.com/hollygraf7.htm
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    Any 1 CER members from early 90's still around

    Up date ,me and Minky are still with 192,I run into Tedy and Bubbles nw and agin and all are well. UBIQUE
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    The Via Rail Promotion For CF Members Thread

    Great for you lot down east but not for us on the Left Coast ! Yup the center of Canada is Toronto and Motnreal! Yup BOHICA again for the Left Coast!
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    Afghanistan: Why we should be there (or not), how to conduct the mission (or not) & when to leave

    Yup a Multi National Viet Nam. We won't win this conflict, and what for it our Gov. will come up with a excuse to stay.
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    Deployed soldier fights phone bill

    First off we have to admit that we get jack crap as a soldier's,airman or sailor's in Canada compared to the State's. In the State's you produce military I.D. you get a discount from any where from 10% to 25%. Ah but not here in Canada!!!  >:( I have produced my Canadian Mil I.D. in Texas...
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    Dan Aykroyd Wines sends free wine to the troops!

    You got your Rum ration?
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    U.S.S Wisconsin

    The Wisconsin firing her 16" gun's for the last time. Note the camera crew filiming and the Officer in the bridge. ::) http://shock.military.com/Shock/videos.do?displayContent=164747&ESRC=soldiertech.nl
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    Book on Combat Engineers in Afghanistan

    Thank's PanaEng. It's good to see that some of us are recording the life of present day Sappers. Nick UBIQUE
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    Finding the Fallen

    A program on the History Channel. They research WW I trench line's friend and foe and come up with amazing result's like returning  personal belonging's to next of kin.
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    CER specialized

    Kat you forgot the odd welly also. ;D