exbirdgunner said:the endorsement of Manulife Financial even though they are the key culprit in the SISIP clawback, allowing the Government of Canada to clawback pensions,
Or, at the very, very least, a sort of bridge between the Twitter generation and the one a bit before it. Excellent idea, E.R.E.R. Campbell said:Maybe Milnet.ca can provide a 'place' for some.
E.R. Campbell said:But, jjt, we are exceptions not the rule. Young retired members like Shaun Arntsen, pictured above, and many members here are the rule and they are very comfortable with social media.
Those who want to support them must stop complaining that they don't join seedy old bricks and mortar clubs, filled with people of my age nor do they become associate members of regimental or garrison messes to hang out with folks like you, they go online and look for "friends," people with whole they have a shared bond of experience.
jollyjacktar said:For me, I'll do my networking here.
GAP said:My sons often mention that they saw "such & such" on the FB page of one of my other sons....but I've avoided it like the plague....I dislike the premise that aspects of my life would be out there for anybody to garner....
I like my privacy, I'm comfortable with it, and do NOT wish to share with any and all....
tomahawk6 said:Legion membership is cheaper than a what a shrink charges.The purpose of the Legion is to allow vets to socialize with others that have the same experiences.They also do community activities which are intended to stay relevant in the community.The younger vets dont much care for going to club which is why membership is down in the US.
kstart said:It seems there is some disconnect? How could they otherwise let the younger generation fall under the bus on issues of long-term disability coverage, not speak up, speak out on their behalf? Why is this issue treated as"political" ("don't go there"), when they've had a long-standing record of Veteran's Advocacy for all these years, but not for younger generation CF? Is it anger about lower membership, so punish the younger generation?