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    Honours & Awards (merged)

    The Polar Medal states under eligibility "It also honours those individuals who have withstood the rigours of the polar climate to make significant contributions to polar exploration and knowledge, scientific research, and the securement of Canada’s northern sovereignty." So I would expect *if*...
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    Basic Maritime Wafare

    FYI MARS sublieutenants no longer go on the NOC; the operations lectures have been moved to MARS IV. Maritime Warfar Basic course is not mandatory but recommended if you can get loaded. I took it last year and quite enjoyed it, though it is basic as the name would suggest.
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    Canadian Surface Combatant RFQ

    The sailors of the future HMCS Queenston and HMCS Chateauguay are already facepalming.
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    Naval High Collar White Tunic

    Assume I'm in Halifax; off the top of your head does the base tailor have the buttons/flashes/loops required or should I be looking for them separately?
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    Naval High Collar White Tunic

    Looks like I may be attending a fleet week later this year and will be looking for a high collar white tunic. I went through Andrei Tailors for my mess kit however was wondering if there may be a less expensive option online. The links I have found here don't seem to work anymore, and the last...
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    Canadian Decoration: C.D. [Merged]

    http://upkprod.desc.mil.ca/hrmsp/eng/data/toc.html
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    Miniature Medals..

    I looked at this a little but am concerned about quality. Never know if they are new/used/stolen.
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    Miniature Medals..

    Thanks for merging all these topics although it looks like my original message got lost in the shuffle? Anyway just wondering if Joe Drouin is still the preferred source for miniatures or if anyone has found a cheaper/faster/better in some way site? (Seeing as posts are 5+ years old it's not...
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    Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS

    According to this site it's the Patrol Vessel Wood.
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    article 5 medal for deployed members at sea

    Also might be worth merging with the older thread here
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    article 5 medal for deployed members at sea

    Another FRE sailor here. NATO article 5 medal for Active Endeavour is only if you have 30 days continuous or 60 total on OAE. If you weren't with the ship for that much OAE you won't get the NATO medal. April 25th a CANFORGEN went out saying that the Honours Committee is looking at creating a...
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    Op UNIFIER - CAF and the Ukraine Crisis

    released 25 April: UNCLAS CANFORGEN 073/16 CMP 037/16 SIC WAC SUBJECT: RECOGNITION - OPS REASSURANCE AND UNIFIER BILINGUAL MESSAGE/MESSAGE BILINGUE REFS.: A. CANFORGEN 118/15 CMP 054/15 301812Z JUN 15, PARA 1.F. B. FRAG O 001 TO CDS DIRECTIVE - OP REASSURANCE, 26 FEB 16 1. AT REF B, THE CDS...
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    Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels (MCDVs)

    Funny, sounds like the last time I was there...
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    Living Off Base in Victoria after BMOQ

    Was at Venture in 2013/2014. You can 100% live off base with a gf if you wish - ask your CoC for the procedure. If you're at basic now, stop thinking about it. You have more important things to focus on.
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    Status on Victoria-class Submarines?

    I saw Chicoutimi in the water yesterday at Ogden Pt. Good to see progress.
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    Wrist Watch Recommendations - Merged Thread

    I have a cheap digital watch I wear on duty. Shows military (24 hour) clock, plus I can instantly have a stopwatch at the touch of a button. I also have a (relatively) expensive analog watch that I wear off duty (or when I put on my CFs.) Works for me; YMMV.
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    The Carleton-York Regiment

    There is a cenotaph in Woodstock NB (seat of Carleton Co) which IIRC lists the names of those in the regiment who lost their lives in the two world wars and Korea.
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    Officer occupations – Which one should I choose?

    The optimist in me would say maybe it's offline because they're fixing it? :) Like many others here I too was told that all applications will soon be processed online so to me it's a good thing that they're actively working on it.
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    BMOQ January 7th

    I would like to be kept up on any updates you may have.
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    BMOQ January 7th

    I've watched through both seasons of Basic Up! several times. There is a six-part documentary put out a couple years ago called Warships that was incredibly informative regarding naval operations as well, I found several episodes on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LHM6XLkREI...
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