Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 (22 photos)

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0645 hrs Swalwell Lake (VACSTC, Capt Diane Blain)

 

Canada Geese taking flight (VACSTC, Capt Diane Blain)

 

0645 hrs at the training centre (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

To and from timings  (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

C40 HQ looking towards Maple Grove (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Diane Blain)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Diane Blain)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Diane Blain)

 

(VACSTC, Capt Diane Blain)

 

LCol Tom McNiel visits the raft site (VACSTC, Capt Diane Blain)

 

14, 15, 16 Platoons in rocks, homage to the WWI tradition of battalion stones (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

E Coy in the field on Thompson Plateau relaxing  (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

 (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

E Coy getting organized  (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Tearing down the mod tent (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Pace Stick demo on Dieppe Square (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

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Piping on the edge of Swalwell Lake (VACSTC, Capt Diane Blain)

 

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Guard Coy - in Camp

Trg Support Group (Adventure Platoons) - 5 PL Summit/Alpine FTX, 6 Pl in Camp

Bravo Coy - in Camp

Charlie Coy - 5-day FTX on Thompson Plateau

Delta Coy - 5-day FTX on Thompson Plateau

Echo Coy - 5-day FTX on Thompson Plateau

Foxtrot Coy - in Camp

Hotel Coy - in Camp


Today's weather: temperature  35c  Min Temp.  10c sunny & hot


This Day in Canadian Military History...

2 August 1757
The Marquis de Montcalm and his force of 6000 men and artillery (French regulars, Canadian militia and native allies) prepare to lay siege to Ft. William Henry at the south end of Lake George.


2 August 1918
U-156, a converted German mercantile submarine, attacks the schooner Donrfontein in the Bay of Fundy.


2 August 1944
Canadian troops continue to press the Germans south of Caen. The enemy is still offering a good resistance around the town of Tilly-la-Campagne and repeated Canadian attacks are driven off under heavy fire.

 

Army Cadet Corps formed on this day

2 Aug, 1889
#26 Montreal High School Cadet Corps