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    Updated Army Service Dress project

    Another change for the RCAF ranks was the modification of the GO 'cuff rank' on the DEU jacket. With the changeover to silver, it's worth to noting that the RCAF changed the colour of every flying badge and occupation 'half wing' badge, the colour of every button, the Canada sleeve titles for...
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    Avro Arrow RL-206

    Some comparisons from the era.
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    New Crown

    It appears that they wanted to highlight the years, similar to their other emblazoned honours? Or perhaps they just wanted to emulate the Brits to ...avoid confusion with previous Afghanistan 'activities' from the late 19th century? RAF Squadrons Receive Battle Honours from Her Majesty The Queen...
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    New Crown

    Additional info: Royal Emblems
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    New Crown

    Some thoughts about creating a 'Canadian crown' for the Canadian Crown: https://nationalpost.com/opinion/trudeau-crown-and-future-of-monarchy-in-canada
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    New Crown

    Prepare for gong show: "The Prime Minister also announced the Government of Canada's intention to award 30,000 Coronation medals to Canadians who have made significant contributions to the country, a province, territory, region or community, or an achievement abroad that brings credit to...
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    I dislike RMC

    First year RMC is a slog, especially for engineering students. Unless you need the engineering degree for your occupation and/or future civilian employment ambitions, you may considering switching to business admin or similar. Many people do. There's no shame in that...and honestly, those folks...
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    Updated Army Service Dress project

    And New Zealand too! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_New_Zealand_Infantry_Regiment
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    Updated Army Service Dress project

    Ref RCAF GO rank on both sleeves and shoulder....I think it was more about emulating the historical RAF/RCAF sleeve ranks while still maintaining 1/2/3/4 'star' (well, maple leaf) status on the shoulder when working with the USAF, especially within the NORAD realm. Nevertheless, we're still...
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    Updated Army Service Dress project

    So possibly expect something like this? ...But with long, purple hair and beard?
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    Updated Army Service Dress project

    A new Land 'CA' DEU is long overdue, however it would be interesting to know how many CA members actually wear theirs more than a handful of times per year. I'm guess'timating under 10%. ...and even then, how many folks who wear DEUs on a daily basis ever rock their service jacket 'tunic' in...
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    WTB: RCAF Leather Jacket

    The new ones are $650 plus tax, vice $400, and are no longer made of genuine leather...
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    WTB: RCAF Leather Jacket

    Looking to buy a current version RCAF leather jacket, size mens Large.
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    40th Anniversary of the Intelligence Branch

    Also it's the 80th Anniversary of the Canadian Intelligence Corps (C Int C) and the 10th Anniversary of the Meteorological Technician occupation coming over to the INT Branch. But still, all those buttons and bow-ties couldn't compete with Queen's U homecoming!
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    Freedom Convoy protests [Split from All things 2019-nCoV]

    WARMINGTON: Canada's top cop considered soldiers undercover as Mounties at Freedom Convoy https://torontosun.com/news/local-news/warmington-canadas-top-cop-considered-soldiers-undercover-as-mounties-at-freedom-convoy?fbclid=IwAR1j3by1WGRzqfiTwlFMGWkBv8YdcEpHgieF-vWPaWu0VnOeh7xZ1oCb7lI "...I...
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    Active Posting Season...
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    Who gets to call themselves a ‘combat veteran’? - Task and Purpose

    From what I've heard, SAR and NORAD bars for the SSM have been proposed, but rejected, in the past. Although these days it wouldn't surprise me if they became a reality (...as times are a changin). Also, some sort of DOMOPs recognition is probably going to happen eventually. As for the 'remote...
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