I've been following a few threads here on medals and awards but I have contributed little as I am a "new" Canadian and even though I have served, I just might not have earned the right as a Canadian yet. But I am baffled, no I must say astounded at the way awards for bravery are treated here in...
Friday, October 13, 2006 · Last updated 4:24 a.m. PT
Defense official recalled to active duty
By LOLITA C. BALDOR
ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER
WASHINGTON -- Paul McHale, a top civilian Pentagon official and a former...
Coming home: 3 Para Battlegroup talk about their battle with the Taliban
12 Oct 06
450,000 rifle and machine gun rounds, 7,500 mortar rockets and 4,000 light...
Twigg: first Arctic Emblems signify Nation's gratitude
11 Oct 06
The first Arctic Emblems were today, Wednesday 11 October 2006, presented to Veterans by new Veterans' Minister...
US brings first treason case in over 50 years
11 Oct 2006 18:40:12 GMT
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WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - A California-born convert to Islam who has appeared in al Qaeda...
Handover in Helmand as 3 Cdo Brigade replace 3 PARA
9 Oct 06
The Paras of 16 Air Assault Brigade are returning home after fulfilling their mission in Afghanistan and will be replaced...
Queen to honour Maori 'rejected' VC
By Paul Chapman in Wellington
A Maori soldier, whose commendation for a VC was "inexplicably" countermanded by an anonymous...
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Queen awards Conspicuous Gallantry Cross to the Royal Irish Regiment
6 Oct 06
The Conspicuous Gallantry Cross has today, Friday 6 October 2006, been awarded by The...
Anne meets troops in Afghanistan
Princess Anne spent two days on tour in Afghanistan
Princess Anne has met British troops in Afghanistan - the first royal visit since soldiers were deployed in the south of the country earlier this year.
O.K. Thanksgiving is coming up very soon and I need some recipes. Plus the Recipes thread is just slowing down and it shouldn't. I'm trying to get Canadianized here folks. So lets have somethings that go for the up coming holiday. We'll give the winner a bottle of Crown Royal (it being...
For those who want to know.
Annual Report on the Administration of Military Justice 2005-2006
NR–06.065 - October 3, 2006
OTTAWA–The Honourable Gordon O’Connor, Minister of National Defence is pleased to announce that...
Quebec-based soldiers to conduct live-fire exercise in Alberta
MA-CMTC 06.002 - October 3, 2006
CFB WAINWRIGHT, Alta. - The news media are invited to watch a live-fire exercise involving Quebec-based soldiers at CFB...
His Corps Value Was Bravery
Chris Adlesperger's family, shocked to learn of his heroics in Iraq, later saw how it all made sense. In death, he's been...
Soldiers treated to coffee, doughnuts
CanWest News Service; Vancouver Province
Monday, October 02, 2006
VANCOUVER - Canada's soldiers in Afghanistan are enjoying their Tim Hortons...
British soldier killed in Iraq
2 Oct 06
It is with deep regret that the Ministry of Defence must confirm the death of a British soldier in Iraq on Sunday 1 October 2006.
The soldier, from the...
This is a typical Telegraph anti war article, but it does have an interesting read on how they see Prime Minister Harper statement in regards to Afghanistan.
I'd feel happier if I...
Australia boosting its Afghan mission
Sep. 29, 2006. 01:00 AM
Commandos fought for lives under rain of rockets
Patrick Walters, National security editor
September 28, 2006
IN a rugged mountain valley in Afghanistan, the Australian commandos were fighting for their lives under an...