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    I doubt there is any chance of this happening......

    I doubt there is any chance of this happening... there are entire communities in the border states that live in Spanish. I know a Mexican girl from Texas whose parents barely speak English. You would...
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    Germany is now a close friend and ally of all the...

    Germany is now a close friend and ally of all the countries it invaded and battled with...
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    I see some interesting cultural differences here;...

    I see some interesting cultural differences here; you guys do not seem to like moving, but considering the size of your island, you cannot move very far...

    For a while I was stationned in one...
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    The effect is that kids who move around will...

    The effect is that kids who move around will generally become stronger adults.

    They will grow up to accept that things do not always go the way you would like, that change is a part of life, and...
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    Actually, in Canada, simply being in the Service...

    Actually, in Canada, simply being in the Service does not mean you will get a jubilee or confederation anniversary medal. There are limited numbers of the medals, and members have to be nominated in...
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    Poll: It's the same in Canada and the US; I live in a...

    It's the same in Canada and the US; I live in a town that has 5 major military installations, for a total of +60 000 service personnel. Even talk of downsizing one base by a few hundred personnel has...
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    Poll: It's interesting to see the number of military...

    It's interesting to see the number of military installations in Ireland. Are the ones listed a complete list?
    In Canada, we have some 38 military installations:

    Canadian Armed Forces Bases,...
  8. Thread: Future Officer

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    A lot of good advice here, take it all in. Like...

    A lot of good advice here, take it all in. Like Ropebag said, integrity is extremely important. So is courage. And honesty.

    I have been both an NCO and an Officer. I have spent time in the Platoon...
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    Really...

    Really...
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    Information cannot be "OPSEC", it is not a...

    Information cannot be "OPSEC", it is not a classification. OPSEC is a process.
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    A quick bump, this picture should help clear...

    A quick bump, this picture should help clear things up:

    http://static.independent.co.uk/s3fs-public/styles/story_large/public/thumbnails/image/2016/02/12/12/20160112_World_Freedom_Ind.jpg
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    Here's some recent footage of rubber track...

    Here's some recent footage of rubber track testing in the north:

    TLAV in Labrador
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    The original rubber tracks we had on the TLAV in...

    The original rubber tracks we had on the TLAV in Kandahar in 2010-2011 were produced by a company called Soucy:

    soucytrack

    I don't know what became of the contract, maybe it was picked up by...
  14. Wow, you're like me... a couple of points lower...

    Wow, you're like me... a couple of points lower and we start barking !!
  15. Actually, it was Tom Selleck who was copying...

    Actually, it was Tom Selleck who was copying Canadian Paratroopers.

    Seriously, Pegasus Strike was an annual ex that usually started with a "Quick Rig", which was a procedure to get part or all of...
  16. Canadian Airborne Regiment - Pegasus Strike

    Going back in time in the VIRTUS thread talking about the Commandos in the Cdn AB Regt, I came upon this video from the early 80s about a typical Airborne operation:

    Pegasus Strike Part 1
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  17. Well, you got me... I can only agree. Our...

    Well, you got me... I can only agree. Our Airborne Regiment was divided in Commando sub-units. I served 7 years there. I also wore the tan beret for a while.
    I did Airborne ops in the Arctic, Amphib...
  18. In the Canadian Army, the Artillery has lost the...

    In the Canadian Army, the Artillery has lost the "Combat Arms" status, and been relegated to Combat Support.
    This is due to the fact that the Artillery was the only Combat Arm that had to move...
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    No, we did not. The order is on hold for...

    No, we did not. The order is on hold for political reasons, but Canada is still a partner in the F-35 program.
    An announcement should be made soon whether the new selection process will include the...
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    Well done !!

    Well done !!
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    :rolleyes:

    :rolleyes:
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    This could explain why:...

    This could explain why: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/afghan-official-hospital-in-airstrike-was-a-taliban-base/2015/10/04/8638af58-6a47-11e5-bdb6-6861f4521205_story.html
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    Probably some advisors to the ANA. This was a CAS...

    Probably some advisors to the ANA. This was a CAS mission, so the tgt was not processed through the targeting process.

    Very sad, but these things happen in conflict. Investigate, learn and apply...
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    Cuba is not a democracy, neither is Venezuela,...

    Cuba is not a democracy, neither is Venezuela, yet they are in America (the continent...). They are not "western" by the generally accepted definition, while Canada is.
    There are exceptions to this,...
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    Saudi Arabia is not a democracy, and Russia is...

    Saudi Arabia is not a democracy, and Russia is not part of western Europe or America.
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