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    I'm not crazy about the names and faces in the...

    I'm not crazy about the names and faces in the open like this. That would be an OPSEC breach for us...

    Anyhow, congrats to those involved !!
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    Yes, and WO Vincent's family is giving us another...

    Yes, and WO Vincent's family is giving us another example of class:

    Family of killed Quebec soldier reaches out to attacker’s relatives
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    And we are back: ...

    And we are back:

    http://i.cbc.ca/1.2812399.1414176451!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_460/ceremonial-guard-returns.jpg

    The Prime Minister and Chief of the Defence Staff were...
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    It didn't take long: ...

    It didn't take long:


    http://i.huffpost.com/gen/2201398/thumbs/o-DAVID-WARD-VANCOUVER-570.jpg?16

    I think this will be happening across the country:

    Retired Canadian veteran guards the...
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    A minute of silence was held for WO Vincent and...

    A minute of silence was held for WO Vincent and Cpl Cirillo by Parliament when they opened the session yesterday; I don't think there will be a public one.
    However, Remembrance Day will once again...
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    All, a few points: Thanks for the condolences....

    All, a few points:

    Thanks for the condolences. It has been a rough week... The first event took place in a town I lived in for a few years. I did not know WO Vincent well, but we did meet a few...
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    Members of the RCMP ERT responding to events in...

    Members of the RCMP ERT responding to events in Ottawa:

    http://www.macleans.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/shooting-story.jpg
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    Canadian Parliament Shooting

    3 shootings in Ottawa so far today:
    - 1 at the War Memorial
    - 1 inside the Parliament building
    - 1 at the Rideau Mall

    All locations within walking distance.

    This is an ongoing incident......
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    There are commemorations throughout the year; a...

    There are commemorations throughout the year; a guard from the Regiment was at Buckingham Palace this summer, there are a number of towns and cities dedicating parks and roads to the Regiment, but...
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    100th anniversary of the R22eR

    The Royal 22e Régiment was officially formed on 21 October 1914.

    Images: Quebec’s famed ‘Van Doos’ were formed 100 years ago

    The name "Vandoos" comes from the english pronounciation of the...
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    Living in the States is an eye opener: flashing a...

    Living in the States is an eye opener: flashing a Military ID will get one a 10% to 15% discount in most commercial establishments. There are no taxes on anything bought on Military bases (PX, BX,...
  12. This is even worse then civilians walting; these...

    This is even worse then civilians walting; these people, some are very likely senior Officers or NCOs, know the value of the awards, and have no issue recommending/accepting/wearing operational...
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    Sure... but who's truth ??

    Sure... but who's truth ??
  14. Thread: Unifil(3)

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    Not needed... the UN CofC is adept at giving...

    Not needed... the UN CofC is adept at giving surrender orders.
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    Really... I'm glad we abandonned that philosophy...

    Really... I'm glad we abandonned that philosophy in the 90s... I turned down a UNMO tour (UNTSO) in 2012 because the position was unarmed. I hate going to a gunfight with a knife.
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    I said it is harder to do, not impossible. Look...

    I said it is harder to do, not impossible. Look in the second video, the guys are keeping the rifle's butt in the shoulder, and presenting an angled approach to the target. What we try to instill in...
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    You're absolutely right, they were using the M-16...

    You're absolutely right, they were using the M-16 before... they went from a decent rifle to an excellent carbine.

    I have trained on the SA-80, Steyr-Aug and FAMAS, and I am not a fan of bullpups....
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    Interesting... I don't remember any uprising when...

    Interesting... I don't remember any uprising when the SAS/SBS dropped the SA-80 in favour of the Canadian C8 (aka the SFW).

    http://www.eliteukforces.info/images/sas/c8-m203.jpg

    Great weapon, by...
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    Cool, I saw one in the same area a few years ago...

    Cool, I saw one in the same area a few years ago during EX UNITAS GOLD, and actually visited a Brazilian Type 209.
    Are you still in the States ? Any plans to go west ?
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    [QUOTE=ropebag;417682] Send a BG every year to...

    Send a BG every year to our CMTC

    A 1-month trip would be sufficient, after prior preps at home, to prepare the unit for high-tempo, full spectrum ops.
  21. Are you not a Democracy, part of the Western...

    Are you not a Democracy, part of the Western World ??
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    RCN enhances naval boarding capability

    http://lookoutnewspaper.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/BP4.jpg




    This could be the beginning of naval Special Operations Forces in Canada.
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    Do not expect the UN to support the Troops. They...

    So they should've surrendered instead?[/QUOTE]

    Do not expect the UN to support the Troops. They will not. Unless things are quiet and going well, then they will print pretty colour magazines with...
  24. Thread: Nice USMC pic

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    Force projection at it's best, along with...

    Force projection at it's best, along with Airborne Troops.

    I never used the AAV, but I did conduct amphib ops using LCACs, while the other LPD was delivering it's load of Troops with AAVs. After...
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    An interesting page about the history of the...

    An interesting page about the history of the place:

    A TOUR OF PALESTINE; THE YEAR IS 1695



    The article is written by an Israeli, but the original book was not.
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