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  1. Rick Goebel

    Highland Military Ball Calgary 27 February 2016

    The 67th Grand Highland Military Ball Honoring: Veterans of the Afghanistan Conflict On Saturday the 27th of February, 2016 You and a Guest are cordially invited to join us for an evening of great food, dance, and military pageantry at the Hyatt Regency Hotel located at 7th Avenue & Centre...
  2. Rick Goebel

    Highland Military Ball - Calgary - 14 March 2015

    The Calgary Highlanders will be holding their Highland Military Ball at the Westin on that date. More information is available at http://www.calgaryhighlanders.com/events/highlandball2015.htm.  All are welcome.
  3. Rick Goebel

    Disrespect by CDS?

    Late in December, during the Christmas shutdown, the Calgary Highlanders was informed that the CDS would present the unit with the Canadian Armed Forces Unit Commendation the morning of Saturday, 10 January for outstanding dedication and sustained commitment towards the war in Afghanistan. The...
  4. Rick Goebel

    Calgary Highlanders Awarded Canadian Armed Forces Unit Commendation

    The Calgary Highlanders has been awarded the Canadian Armed Forces Unit Commendation. "From 2001 to 2011, the Calgary Highlanders demonstrated outstanding dedication and sustained commitment towards the war in Afghanistan. The leadership and deployment culture within the unit, along with a...
  5. Rick Goebel

    Alberta Casino Licence for Military-Related Charity

    In Alberta, casinos are great fundraising tools.  There is a long and complex process for getting a licence for these, but the results are impressive.  I'm looking for any advice from anyone who has successfully written up a military-related application for a gaming licence.  As you will know, a...
  6. Rick Goebel

    Highland Military Ball - Calgary 1 March 2014

    The Commanding Officer of the Calgary Highlanders proudly presents the 65th Grand Highland Military Ball, an evening of good food, music, dance, and military pageantry. On Saturday the 1st of March, 2014 at the Westin Calgary located at 4th Avenue and 3rd Street SW, Calgary Alberta the...
  7. Rick Goebel

    .22 military? revolvers

    I recall lots of years ago firing .22 revolvers on an indoor range in the armoury in Cambridge.  I don't recall the make of pistol or even whether they were actually military-owned or regimental property.  If anyone does know what these pistols would have been, could you let me know?
  8. Rick Goebel

    Highland Military Ball - Calgary - 8 Feb 2013

    The Calgary Highlanders will be holding their Highland Military Ball at the Westin on that date. More information is available at http://www.calgaryhighlanders.com/events/highlandball.htm.  All are welcome. Rick Goebel
  9. Rick Goebel

    Canadian Infantry Association Annual General Meeting 2011/Exercise Bayonet

    Details are now available on the Canadian Infantry Association web site members area at http://www.ducimus.com/forums/
  10. Rick Goebel

    Peter Jenkins 48 Fd Sqn RCE, HF of C, then regular RCR

    Was at my wedding but haven't seen him for years and I'd like to find him to invite him to a possible 30th anniversary party.
  11. Rick Goebel

    Mark Lilienthal HF of C then regular CELE

    Was at my wedding but haven't seen him for years and I'd like to find him to invite him to a possible 30th anniversary party.
  12. Rick Goebel

    Mike Cressman, HF of C then regular Int

    Was at my wedding but haven't seen him for years and I'd like to find him to invite him to a possible 30th anniversary party.
  13. Rick Goebel

    2010 Canadian Infantry Association AGM/Ex Bayonet

    For those who have been looking for it, information on this event (6-8 May in Ottawa) it is now posted in the members area of the Canadian Infantry Association site http://www.ducimus.com/forums/.
  14. Rick Goebel

    Mewata Armoury, Calgary, 18 Apr 09

    Does anyone know what is going on there today? I saw people in dress blues with chain mail and yellow stripes (KOCR band?), scarlets with white pith helmets (couldn't see the pugaree but would assume French grey) (PPCLI band?), service dress with medals including dark blue, light blue, green...
  15. Rick Goebel

    Canadian Infantry Association Essay Contest

    The 2004/5 contest in under way until 31 March 2005 and, to date, only has one entry.   There is a $500.00 prize for the best essay on the theme topic below and a $250.00 prize for the best essay on other topics.   Certainly, some of the contributors to threads on this forum like "Infantry of...
  16. Rick Goebel

    Election Suggestion

    Since there is supposed to be a Defence Review later this year, I have a suggestion to supporters of the Canadian military.   I believe we can help "shape the battlefield" by all of us going to as many candidate meetings as possible and asking the following question: "Given that many groups...
  17. Rick Goebel

    Members-only area at ducimus.com

    The Canadian Infantry Association now has a members-only area at ducimus.com. Registration is required in order to enter the area and registration is open to anyone who is or has been a Canadian Infantryman. Ducimus
  18. Rick Goebel

    Land Forces Reserve Restructure

    Many new items were posted to http://www.army.dnd.ca/LFRR/LFRRSitreps/main_e.htm today after the Minister‘s press conference. Most of the items in Phase I of the restructure process are things that reservists have been asking for over a period of several years. Since the CLS wants to build...
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    What should the Canadian Infantry Association be?

    Later this month, the CIA Annual General Meeting will discuss, among other things, how to update the CIA role in confronting a changing military. I‘d like to hear from current and former infantrymen in this forum what you think an infantry association should be and do and how it should be...
  20. Rick Goebel

    Armoured Association Web Site?

    There used to be a Royal Canadian Armoured Corps Association Web Site at http://www.wwonline.com/rcac/ but it seems to have disappeared. Does anyone know if it is being worked on or if there is a new site? Thanks Rick
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