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    A Deeply Fractured US

    FBI is apparently raiding Mar A Largo.
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    Replacing the Subs

    You're hired
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    Replacing the Subs

    Step 1: Set up a yard in a politically volatile riding and get massive subsidies to do so. Step 2: ??? Step 3: Profit!
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    All things Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

    Imagine if the federal public service could hire the best people for a job in the HQ - regardless of where they live in Canada. Imagine if the federal public service could downsize about 30-40% of its real property holdings. Or, we can just send everyone back to the office...
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    Ukraine - Superthread

    Or UKR is flying a/c other than MiGs.
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    Victoria is facing a public-safety crisis

    Additional layers to blame before you hit the Minister are a feature, not a bug.
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    Victoria is facing a public-safety crisis

    My family Dr (Ontario) got fed up with running a practice, so downsized he patient list and joined a larger practice, giving her better work life balance and the ability to teach. Unfortunately, since I am relatively young and have zero health conditions, I was downsized. Four years and...
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    AOR Replacement & the Joint Support Ship (Merged Threads)

    Long lead items would have to have been ordered a few years ago to permit a third of class to be built without interruption.
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    Justin Trudeau hints at boosting Canada’s military spending

    Unfortunately, too often the cost of maintaining a capability today is deemed excessive, only to discover later that the cost of not maintaining it is even greater. Militaries require effectiveness, which frequently runs counter to efficiency.
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    Naval Combat Dress (NCD) uniform [Merged]

    DSCO is a DND CAF own goal.
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    Naval Combat Dress (NCD) uniform [Merged]

    Or some Admirals should obey law and regulations, and make legal changes through the systems established for that purpose - aka do their job.
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    Naval Combat Dress (NCD) uniform [Merged]

    MS is an appointment, not a rank. And some of the designations of rank within that message are not legal for use; the O in QR&O stands for order, not Optional; QR&O 3.01 dictates the legal designations of rank for individuals in the RCN DEU, as approved by the Governor General in Council...
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    Where can I find CMP messages

    There goes my liver.
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    Where can I find CMP messages

    My policy purist hat makes me want to say CANFORGENs should only announce changes to policy documents, and not be policy documents in and of themselves. My realist hat means I drink. Sometimes to excess.
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    Canadian Surface Combatant RFQ

    Q: What's the difference between a Hobbit and a Petty Officer? A: Hobbits only have two breakfasts.
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    Canadian Surface Combatant RFQ

    Isn't that what POs are for?
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    Where can I find CMP messages

    On a DWAN computer: dt.mil.ca Under Organizations (top bar), select Military Personnel Command In the box on the right, select Policies, Directives and Orders From the list, select CF Military Personnel Instructions Scroll down to 03/19... except there is no 03/19. What is the topic? If...
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    Medical travel reimbursement

    Alternative method to piss everyone off: State that you will not use your own vehicle, but want a DND/CAF vehicle instead: drive to base, drop off your car, pick up the DND/CAF vehicle, go to appointment, back to base, drop off DND/CAF vehicle, pick up your car, go home.
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    Medical travel reimbursement

    DRAS is the French acronym for CBI.
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    Snowbird pilot OK after crash landing

    I'd rather the RCAF spend their efforts fixing their training contracts, buying new MPAs, new fighters, and new AAR than buying air display squadron toys. The Snowbirds are the Skyhawks and Ceremonial Guard of the RCAF.
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