Saturday, 11 Aug 2007 (64 photos)

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Working on boots (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

CL Drill competition (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

CSM Parkin (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

On Air Rifle Range 1, summer biathlon is underway (VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

Capt Clarence Paul (VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

It may seem close, but the targets are tiny (VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

Lt Bryanne Materi runs with cadets from her company (VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

Another section leaves the ranges, (VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

Capt Mitch Steck and Lt Bryanne Materi (VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

Lunch time (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

The annual staff cadet mess dinner is a great tradition all the staff cadets look forward to (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

Everyone gets to put their finest on (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

The RSM, STA and CSMs (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

Posing for photos everywhere (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

The PMC of teh oficer;s mess loans the officers mess gavel to Staff cadet mess PMC CSM Amy Bushby for the evening (VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

Padre Jack Greenhalgh, LCol Al Dengis, RSM Al Williams, Capt Mitch Steck, and MWO Rob Roy (VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

CSM Amy Bushby and the CO (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

The Promenade down Sangro Ave (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

Gathering at the Vernon Golf & Country Club (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

The head table is piped in (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

The buffet (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

Dessert (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

The Loyal Toast (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

The CO addresses the audience (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

guest of honour, Hon LCol of the BCDs, Col Doug Walton also speaks with the cadets (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

Meanwhile at G20, the annual cadet video dance is also underway (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Lisa Currie)

 

(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

 

Back at the staff cadet mess dinner, dancing in all their finery (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

(VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

 

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Guard Coy - in Camp

Trg Support Group (Adventure Platoons) - 5 PL  in Camp 6 Pl  in Camp

Bravo Coy - in Camp

Charlie Coy - in Camp

Delta Coy - in Camp

Echo Coy - in Camp

Foxtrot Coy -  in Camp

Hotel Coy - in Camp


Today's weather: Max Temp. 26c   Min Temp.   9c sunny 


This day in Canadian Military History...

11 August 1756
3000 French regulars and Canadian militia prepare to lay siege to the English strongholds of Ft. Ontario and Chouaguen (Oswego, N.Y.)



11 August 1918
The Battle of Amiens grinds to a halt after three days of steady advances by the Canadian Corps. There are already 9,074 Canadian casualties to account for an advance that is well ahead of the Australian and French attacks.



11 August 1954
The first Canadian observers arrive in Indo-China to begin monitoring the ceasefire between French and Viet Mihn troops.

 

11 August 2006

Cpl. Andrew James Eykelenboom died during an attack by a suicide bomber on a Canadian convoy that was resupplying a forward fire base south of Kandahar near the border with Pakistan. A medic with the 1st Field Ambulance based in Edmonton, he was in his mid 20s and had been in the Canadian Forces for four years.