An excellent piece by Paul Wells.
This government really needs to hear this but I think they are so wrapped up in their own awesomeness that they are actually blind, deaf, and dumb.
I'll put the full article here...
Para 4 gives me hope
SUBJ:VICE-ADMIRAL ANGUS TOPSHEE FLAG HOIST SIGNAL
1. I AM PROUD TO ASSUME COMMAND OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY. IN THIS
ERA OF DIMINISHED TRUST IN SENIOR LEADERSHIP, I RECOGNIZE THAT I MUST
EARN YOUR CONFIDENCE. I PROMISE THAT THE RCN WILL PLACE AS MUCH
Yes this link is about Covid Protocols at Canada's Airports.
But its been over 20 years since 9/11 and I think the only folks happy with security at the airport is the companies supplying the inspection equipment! I would think that...
FROM THE CAF INFO MACHINE
Majority of Canadians have no interest in joining the military, DND poll shows
Not interested - RCAF 58%, CA 57%, RCN 61%
Not likely interested - RCAF 21%, CA 22%, RCN 22%
Poll done in Jan and Feb - 3,075 polled
My edit - The sexual scandals have really hurt, but...
Laverne Tufts, lives on his own, still drives and works at his son-in-law's place in the machine shop. He lives in my hometown of Killarney. Still very mobile and sharp as a tack. Amazing.
When I was DeckO in VAN, I recall only rigging for it once. And that was for WUPS.
Anyone with more recent experience, are you sad to see this go? Do you think they'll pull them out or just leave them in? Is the weight saving an issue in the Frigates?
SUBJ:DIVESTMENT OF HALIFAX CLASS KINGPOST...
I'm putting this in here because I'm pretty sure this person has wafted through the Department of National Defence and if he hasn't he'll be missing some epic stories.
Although this part I find incredulous that the author doesn't know that Tim...
A little bit of a whine here (okay, compared to the folks living in dry tents in the desert, we don't have a leg to stand on.)
Deployed to Bahrain, we are all living in 2 or 3 bedroom apartments. Each bedroom has its own ensuite, television, desk and door can be locked. We...
This has likely been said many times before but when this emergency is over I'm thinking the Canadian Military will take a major hit. Now we in the military could look at this as an opportunity to right some obvious wrongs within the department or we could just work hard to save our own hides...
My daughter is an archivist for the City of Regina and came across this picture the other day,
The photo was taken by a German made camera and the film was developed at a Swiss pharmacy.
What is RCASC - Service Corps of some sort I assume;
Are those Luftwaffe or Wehrmacht officers...
PSAC has started a campaign to wrest cleaning contracts away from non unionized contractors.
Uncover the Costs
When governments contract out public sector work to private companies...
For the CBI experts here.
I've been told by several finance clerks that I'm entitled to F&E Storage costs on completion of my deployment, due to having no dependants. But a winger of mine (who I replaced in Bahrain) said he found an obscure order that states if said deployed person is getting...
Don't know if this is top of mind for females in the RCN?
Although I'd be okay with Ordinary Rate, Able Rate, Killick and Master Killick.
Or Ordinary (insert trade here), ABN (for Able Bosn)