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  1. Big Foot

    M/Cpl Vernelli, Cpl Tyler Crooks, Trooper Bouthillier,Trooper Hayes- RIP

    http://calsun.canoe.ca/News/National/2009/03/20/8828541.html Fri, March 20, 2009
  2. Big Foot

    Looking for a speaker for a Rememberance Day service at a Calgary High School

    I'm uncertain as to which section to put this in. However, I was wondering if there is anyone on this site, preferably with operational experience, who would be willing to go in and speak at St. Mary's High School in Calgary for a Rememberance Day service. I know it's somewhat short notice but...
  3. Big Foot

    WTB - Artillery Officer Sword Belt

    What I'm looking for is an artillery sword belt (not the standard white leather belt), preferably with the lionhead buckle. Since, from my limited understanding of things, the belt is built in specific sizes, I need a belt for a 32-34" waist. If you have this item or know somewhere, other than...
  4. Big Foot

    Interesting Facebook group...

    So I was browsing Facebook today and came across a very interesting group started by my favorite anti-war protestor, Mr. Steven Staples. "I think General Hillier and Gordon O'Connor should be FIRED!" provides very typical, one sided anti-military rhetoric that we have come to expect from the...
  5. Big Foot

    Just some thoughts in light of the events of the past week

    In the past week, I have read about the deaths of 3 soldiers who I knew through friends, two of whom I had personally met this past summer in Gagetown. I know these deaths have not been in vain, they died doing their jobs and fighting for what they believed in. I know this is the nature of my...
  6. Big Foot

    CTV News: Military to buy new shells costing $150,000 each

    Fair dealings, blah blah blah, from http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20061109/military_shells_061109/20061109?hub=TopStories Surprise surprise, the NDP and Steven Staples don't like this. Besides, it's been known for quite some time we were/are buying these. I barely consider...
  7. Big Foot

    Web rage: I guess it really does happen...

    Wow, from now on, I'm going to be more careful with what I say to people online, lol. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/6059726.stm Crazy stuff...
  8. Big Foot

    CTV News: 1 NATO soldier dead, 1 wounded in suicide attack

    http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20061012/blast_afghan_061013/20061013?hub=TopStories Looks like another Canadian...
  9. Big Foot

    RMC Cadet Lee Burym Killed in Accident

  10. Big Foot

    General warns of 20-year mission in Afghanistan

    General warns of 20-year mission in Afghanistan Last Updated Mon, 08 Aug 2005 09:34:56 EDT http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2005/08/08/Canada-Afghanistan-050808.html CBC News One of Canada's top generals says Canadian troops could end up serving for a generation in Afghanistan, a...
  11. Big Foot

    International Sandhurst Competition

    For anyone whp cares, RMC won the Sandhurst Competition at West Point, New York on April 30, 2005 competing against teams from all over the United States and teams from Sandhurst Academy, UK. For more info on this competition, visit: http://www.usma.edu/dmi/old/HQ/CLUBS/Sandhurst1/index.html
  12. Big Foot

    Ottawa investigating Canadian's death in Iraq

    http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1114553627442_109960558/?hub=TopStories Ottawa investigating Canadian's death in Iraq CTV.ca News Staff Foreign Affairs is investigating whether a Canadian in Iraq was killed by U.S. forces on Saturday, a senior government source told The...
  13. Big Foot

    For all you RMC wannabes out there...

    I have just finished scanning the entire RMC Cadet Handbook into PDF format. If you want this, send me a PM and I will send it off to you. This also goes for the prep year people who are on this site. This handbook will save you a lot of grief during FYOP. Again, if you want it, let me know.
  14. Big Foot

    Asbestos in our submarines

    http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2005/03/11/submarines-050311.html Just when we thought the submarine situation couldn't get much worse...
  15. Big Foot

    What USAFA cadets do in their down time

    http://www.glumbert.com/media/dancewhiteboy.html THis is what happens when you get an Air Force Academy cadet with way too much time on his hands... Absolutely hilarious.
  16. Big Foot

    Wanted to buy: Canex Army Windbreaker

    I'm looking for someone who has an old Canex army windbreaker and possibly even an old Canex army parka they would be willing to sell. I've looked in and called numerous different Canex locations only to be told that the windbreaker has been discontinued. So I thought I'd ask here. Is there...
  17. Big Foot

    Darth Tater - the next generation of Mr. Potato Head

    Two questions on this one; have the toy makers gone too far? And two, how does this qualify as news? Seriously, does this really merit being on CNN?
  18. Big Foot

    Normie Kwong named Alberta's new lieutenant governor

    http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1106156236899_101565436/?hub=Canada Nice to see someone who contributed so much to Alberta named to the post. Truly a classy move, not based on politics.
  19. Big Foot

    India accuses Pakistan of attack in Kashmir region

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    Jury Duty

    I just received a summons for jury duty. Theres a couple questions I have about it though. First of all, if I wanted to, could I do it? Secondly, am I exempt because I'm military?