And as another Canadian winter approaches. :D :cold:
Canadian snowbirds find a creative way to get to Florida — with their cars — despite closed border
Diane and Theo Rood, and their black Labrador, Abby, recently flew from Hamilton to Buffalo on their son's helicopter. Because of border...
How A Canadian Pilot Became The First Westerner To Fly The Feared MiG-29 Fulcrum
Readers might be forgiven for not knowing that the first Western pilot to get a chance to fly the then-Soviet Union's much-vaunted MiG-29 Fulcrum fighter jet was a Canadian. But the story of how now-retired Royal...
Posting just because it's so well written and humourous:
A.O.C. and the Jurassic Jerks
For the Cave Man President and his party, clubbing women is not a path to victory.
"The Last Full Measure’ Review: Remembering a Fallen War Hero
This fact-based story directed by Todd Robinson follows the quest to get a Medal of Honor for a pararescue medic who died in Vietnam."
Watched this movie on...
John Lewis, Towering Figure of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 80
By Katharine Q. Seelye, NY Times
Representative John Lewis, a son of sharecroppers and an apostle of nonviolence who was bloodied at Selma and across the Jim Crow South in the historic struggle for racial equality, and who then carried...
Happy #CanadaDay everyone! From coast to coast to coast, we're #RCAFProud to serve our true north, strong and free. Check out this video highlighting what we do for #Canada. #RCAF
What can I say... Just love anything that flies. :D
Russia Secretly Offered Afghan Militants Bounties to Kill U.S. Troops, Intelligence Says
The Trump administration has been deliberating for months about what to do about a stunning intelligence assessment.
By Charlie Savage, Eric Schmitt and Michael Schwirtz
June 26, 2020
WASHINGTON — American...
"Matthew Lee Guthmiller (born November 29, 1994) is an American aviator, YouTuber,entrepreneur, professional speaker, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumnus. At age 19, Matt became the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe by air, which he set in a bid to encourage others to...
"A few of the rigid standards of the U.S. military are being eased with each passing day of the coronavirus outbreak, and for some sailors, one change could have a visible effect: They may be able to have longer hair.
On Wednesday night, the Navy announced that it was giving commanding officers...
The Department of National Defence has faced some tough, pointed questions about whether it has chosen the right radar, main gun and close air defence systems for the navy's new frigates, which will soon hit the drawing board.
An unsolicited defence industry slide deck presentation, obtained by...
Two members of the public have died in a stabbing attack at London Bridge, in which police shot dead the suspect.
A further three were injured in the attack - declared a terrorist incident - and are being treated in hospital.
The suspect, who died at the scene, was wearing what is believed to...
This Remembrance Day, let’s remember that veterans don’t all look the same – lest we erase the diversity of experiences in our forces.
Kelly S. Thompson is a former captain in the Canadian Armed Forces and the North Bay, Ont.-based author of Girls Need Not Apply: Field Notes From the Forces.
Air-traffic control changes in U.S., Europe may force Ottawa to buy new executive jets
CTV National News: The state of Canada's VIP jets
Two of the four planes used for VIP travel will soon face restrictions on where they can fly. Glen McGregor has the exclusive details
OTTAWA -- The federal...
"I earned my spurs on the battlefield; Donald Trump earned his spurs in a letter from a doctor," Mattis said.
Watch the video clip this quote is from. The General...
Man arrested in Fla. death of Canadian Armed Forces member
Published Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:00AM EDT
A man has been arrested in the death of a Canadian Armed Forces master corporal working in Florida.
Master Cpl. Martin Brayman died Monday in Panama City after a violent assault the...
A library worker, a Spitfire pilot and a trip back in time
GATINEAU—Only once did age betray 97-year-old Ernie Allen.
Where once he could bound into the cramped cockpit of his Spitfire in a fluid motion in the rush to get airborne, on this day he needed help to clamber onto the wing and then...
LGen Jean-Marc Lanthier
Honoured to be appointed Vice Chief of the Defence Staff. Thank you to the @CDS_Canada_CEMD for his confidence in me. I leave the CA in the very capable hands of LGen Eyre and look forward to supporting the Chief of the Defence Staff and...