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  1. Garett

    OD Merino Wool Watch Cap - $13.97 @ Sierra Trading Post

    Ordered one of these yesterday. I've got one of the green-ish TAD Merino Watch Caps, they go for $30 and are a bit too thin for the winters here. This one looks a bit more like our issue one so it'll keep the Sgt Maj from giving me dirty looks...
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    CNN 'Campbell Brown' show segment on Fort Irwin Training Tonight - 21 Dec 09

    Theres a segment on the trg at Fort Irwin tonight on CNN's 'Campbell Brown' show at 2100hrs Atlantic. Figured this is relevant as TF 1-10 is going through the trg there this winter...
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    One of the worst extra duties ever....

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    The Atlantic Afganistan Articles

    There are a bunch of Afghanistan articles at the below link from an embedded journalist, Graeme Wood. A bunch are with the TF 1-09 Van Doo BG. Some contain videos, they're worth a read. http://correspondents.theatlantic.com/graeme_wood/
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    Sierra Designs CADPAT Jackets

    Does anyone have any info on the Sierra Designs military line? Their CADPAT insulated jackets just showed up today in the 2 RCR Kit Shop, they're well built but I'd like to research them before dropping $250 on one.
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    MEC ACU Products

    Whats up with Mountain (Hippie) Co-op making products in ACU? Is it for the American draft dodgers hiding out here in Canada? Maybe you're not a trendy anti-military hippie in 2009 without your ACU man-bag...
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    Video - Green Berets Under Fire

    Here is a good National Geographic documentary on You Tube, it looks new. Here is the link to Part 1, the other parts can be found on the right side of the page. Make sure you click on the HD button to watch it in Hi Def. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wohDK7mPtg&feature=channel
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    The Atlantic Monthly - Cbt Vids

    Found these today, haven't seen them posted anywhere. The vids are of a TF 1-08 POMLT (I think). http://podcasts.theatlantic.com/2009/02/unconventional-warfare.php
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    Acme Mapper

    Did a search. This mapping website works on the DWAN and Google Maps doesn't. http://mapper.acme.com/
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    60 Minutes Story on US Army in Afganistan

    Interesting video. http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=093_1224473530 EDIT:  There is no "e" in story.
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    New book: 'Kandahar Tour'

    This one is a couple years in the making. I've had all three authors as military history professors at UNB Fredericton and I know they have put a lot of work into it. Lee Windsor got in a few TICs riding with the 2 RCR 9er TAC while doing 'research'...
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    Para Ordnance Appreciation for Service Program for CF members

    Para Ordnance has launched their Appreciation for Service Program for CF members. These are very good deals. Go to http://www.para-usa.com/forum/index.php and register for an account for ordering information. There are currently 2 models available. Tac Five: $825.00 link to the Para site...
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    TF Rakkasan 3 PPCLI Monument

    I was down in Fort Campbell, Kentucky this week with a Cdn HUMMWV driver course and visited the base museum and the monument seen below was across the street. http://www.panoramio.com/photos/original/11039276.jpg http://www.panoramio.com/photos/original/11039146.jpg
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    Operation Medusa: The Battle For Panjwai - Part 2

    Heres part two, part one was posted back in Sept. Operation Medusa: The Battle For Panjwai Part 2: Death in a Free Fire Zone by Adam Day http://www.legionmagazine.com/features/militarymatters/07-11.asp#1 Having just been blown up, Corporal Richard Furoy lay on the hard Afghan earth bleeding...
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    Canadian Forces Artwork

    My buddy's new wife is a professional artist who has painted a number of paintings of weapons and military type scenes.  The originals were all over his walls in his PMQ in Oromocto, they're excellent and it is really hard to tell how cool they look from the little images on her website.  He's...
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    Canadian Forces Combat Fitness Program

    Here is the link to the Cross Fit based CF Cbt Fitness Program.  Its all good, except anything to do with a 25mm ammo can filled with dirt. http://www.army.forces.gc.ca/land_force_doctrine_training_system/ex_aita_trg/acim/courses/acim/acim.swf
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    Oldie but goodie, Trimph the insult comic dog in Quebec

    This is a few years old, stumbled upon it on YouTube.  I think you need to register for a membership, its free though.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XLQURDfd7o
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    Frontline World "Afghanistan: The Other War"

    I missed this tonight on PBS, looks like the video is supposed to be up on 12 Apr 07. http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/afghanistan604/?campaign=pbshomefeatures_1_frontlineworldbrafghanistantheotherwar_2007-04-10
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    "300" The So-Called Program (PT program for cast of 300)

    "300" The So-Called Program BY MARK TWIGHT http://www.gymjones.com/knowledge.php?id=35 Buzz about the movie “300” increases in volume as its release date approaches. Because we were responsible for the fitness and appearance of the barely-clothed protagonists we are fielding calls regarding...
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    Italy homicide charge for U.S. soldier

    I'm having a hard time taking this one seriously, but I wasn't there so who knows. http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/europe/02/07/iraq-italy.US/index.html Italy homicide charge for U.S. soldier POSTED: 1422 GMT (2222 HKT), February 7, 2007 ROME, Italy (CNN) -- An Italian judge Wednesday...
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