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    Reserve Cooks vs Reg Force Cooks

    I would love to hear anybody speak about their experience as a ResF cook. I saw them out once on an Ex, they had a walk through food truck, we brought our canteen cups and they filled it with a meal (breakfast) it was actually pretty cool. I am interested to know why we so rarely see them out...
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    Washington state sued for allowing military training in state parks

    This reminds me of the front page news in New Westminster, New West News Leader (now defunct and their lead editor Chris Bryan sent packing) July 10, 2013. Local resident was "gobsmacked" by local regiment doing a BFT through the local park (that was a km from the regiment). Was greeted by the...
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    Remembering Allan McDonald: He Refused To Approve Challenger Launch, Exposed Cover-Up

    Thanks for posting this. Studied this case at university 20 years ago, Mr. McDonald is one of my heroes..
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    A Canadian Rangers reset would help Armed Forces keep pace with a changing North

    I know this is an old thread, but I wanted to throw out that the CAF Auxillary Radio Network exists and I think is basically this (Ham operators supporting gaps in milcoms using their HF rigs) http://cfarsoperations.ca/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Forces_Affiliate_Radio_System
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    RE-Enrollment, Trade qualified into a reserve unit of a different trade

    I would like to know if it is possible to re-enroll into a reserve unit of a trade other than my own. The reason is based on geography.  Situation would be a trade qualified InfO applying to enroll at a Military Engineer reserve unit, for geographical reasons.  I knew of a SigO serving as an...
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    Canadian Forces Junior Officer Development Programme (CFJOD)

    I had the same question and got an answer back so I'm posting it:  "Consult the following CANFORGEN : http://vcds.dwan.dnd.ca/vcds-exec/pubs/canforgen/2013/067-13_e.asp, specifically para 8. CDA does not pay Class A days; each environment is responsible for their respective policy concerning...
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    "Re-Royalization", "Re-Britification" and the Heritage Transformation

    Why do you think it is a joke?  If there were no less than 21 dedicated souls who thought strongly enough about pips and crowns to sign the petition, there has got to be a good 30-35 total members out there that agreed but weren't quite strong-willed enough to make a stand... Never...
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    "Re-Royalization", "Re-Britification" and the Heritage Transformation

    Hey 21 signatures is 21 signatures http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/reinstate-pips-and-crowns-for-canadian-army-officers/signatures.html
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    The Modern Warrior’s Combat Load

    Maybe you read it here: www.army.forces.gc.ca/caj/documents/vol.../CAJ_Vol12.1_08_e.pdfSimilar page 62:
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    Pay Increments for academic qualifications etc

    George made some valid observations that there are lots of useless people with degrees, and invaluable people without them, but to me this doesn't mean that learning something is useless (although I hear that argument often from a certain 10 year old girl who doesn't see the need to learn...
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    Pay Increments for academic qualifications etc

    I thought I remembered reading on this board a directive of some sort that said, "a degree is automatically deemed to have military value".  It wasn't recent, and my search didn't turn it up. I believe it was referring to a bachelor degree.  But I think that for example a (at least one) degree...
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    Pay Increments for academic qualifications etc

    I'm looking for "orders or instructions issued by the Chief of the Defence Staff, for academic or other special qualifications considered by the Chief of the Defence Staff to be of military value." as referenced in CBI 204.511(2).c. (below).  It has been mentioned on this board that (for...
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    CF cellphone plan

    Was that with Bell?
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