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  1. q_1966

    Sea Service Insignia (SSI) [Merged]

    Has to specify days at sea and not in port, will probably need a letter or some such. I have a work term lined up to get the required days but in any case I'm hoping the answer will help someone else transitioning to civilian life.
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    Sea Service Insignia (SSI) [Merged]

    I received a copy of my mprr when I got out, no sea days were on it as I recall, could it of been added later before it went to records?
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    Sea Service Insignia (SSI) [Merged]

    Already have the following necessary ticks in the box to go to sea as a deckhand on a civilian vessel or Coastguard ship - CDN (Candidate Document Number) (essentially a civi version of your military service number) - Valid Transport Canada Marine Medical - Seafarers Discharge Book - Valid...
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    Sea Service Insignia (SSI) [Merged]

    Hey got out in 2011, never recieved a SSI and I don't even know if I'm eligible for one but who can I talk to about finding out how many days at sea I have, so I can send something to Transport Canada as proof for my Seafarers Discharge Book (being a civilian deckhand / Coastguard etc.) need...
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    The Admiral: Roaring Currents

    :nod: +1 watched it a while ago on Netflix.
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    Hearing talk that Salt and Peppers are leaving too

    *bulk deal 100 bucks or clothing quality 100 bucks (certain oilfield companys like Enbridge have a ban on Proban coveralls) http://www.speedwaymotors.com/Tech/racing-fire-suit-nomex-vs-proban
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    Hearing talk that Salt and Peppers are leaving too

    A pair of blue Nomex (FR) coveralls at Marks will run you about $300 to $400, safety stuff isn't cheap.
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    Hearing talk that Salt and Peppers are leaving too

    I think camouflage on a naval uniform looks rather silly.
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    "Re-Royalization", "Re-Britification" and the Heritage Transformation

    Can someone enlighten me as to why the new buttons are silver and not brass, I know it's not real brass now; Is it really because they were polished so much back in the day that they looked silver?
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    Infantry Reserves DP1 [MERGED]

    because life is very unfair :(
  11. q_1966

    Hearing talk that Salt and Peppers are leaving too

    Sea Div must of been pissed when they brought NCD`s with creases sewn in >:D
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    Hearing talk that Salt and Peppers are leaving too

    I thought Salt and Peppers (DEU pants and white short sleeve dress shirt) with peaked cap or beret looked very professional, equivalent to Army summer dress no? *someone can correct me if a beret is not worn in that rig.
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    All Things Vegetarian/Vegan (merged)

    Being a Vegetarian, yes no issues. Vegan...I wish you luck (I have the greatest respect for Vegans as they go all the way not halfway) unless something has changed significantly since I retired from the military in 2011 as a Cook, you might be SOL. The sugar is likely not approved vegan so it...
  14. q_1966

    Military Reenactment

    When was the last time you saw a full service gas station (more than just pump your gas).
  15. q_1966

    Enhanced Reliability Check (ERC) - Merged

    Thank-you MCpl.  :)
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    Enhanced Reliability Check (ERC) - Merged

    Edit for clarity: The ships phone number or the phone number of the person who was my boss at the time.
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    Enhanced Reliability Check (ERC) - Merged

    I`m filling out the DND Personal Data Verification and in the section previous employer; One of my previous employers is the Canadian Forces, if my bosses were either promoted or posted somewhere else or retired whom would I fill in for the contact information. Also my last unit was a ship and...
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    Ship's Boarding Party [Merged]

    So will the regular Naval Boarding Party still exist or just the Advanced Naval Boarding Party?
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    Military Reenactment

    I agree with living history, as long as it's done to a high standard as far as dress and deportment (as shown here). http://www.canadiansoldiers.com/othermedia/reenactment/reenactmentconduct.htm
  20. q_1966

    Canada needs US permission to make 250 LAV III monuments

    I like the stone idea, maybe a mix of stone as well as steel monuments across Canada
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