Tuesday, 11 July 2007 (12 photos)

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Breakfast lineup  (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

F Coy and H Coy eat breakfast before heading to the field.  (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

 (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

DCO Maj Lyle Johnson is interviewed by a CHBC reporter. The training centre has always attracted positive media attention.  (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

D Coy staff explain how to make bunks and prepare bunk spaces for inspection...  (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

... this is knowledge that has been passed down over the years from NCO to cadet. In order to win the coveted pennant, each company has to pass a rigorous inspection by the RSM and his staff as well as meet expectations as set out by all training staff.   (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

C/Sgt Fraser gives a section commander's lecture to members of 18 Platoon E Coy. (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

C Coy's C/WO Joel Li and C/Sgt Laura Cormons with 13 Platoon, breaking down the sections (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

B Coy 7 Platoon's Cdt William Thompson practices as CI Sandy Kirby tunes the drones of his bagpipes (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Pipe Major C/WO Daniel Uren takes his turn having his drones tuned (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Learning how to use a topographical map. From left to right Cdts James Robinson, Amy Chang, Alexander Visca, John Lowe, Jennifer Wong, Raul Carlson and Jonathan Cote all from Adventure Course 5 Platoon (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Looking north at the training centre from the Allan Brooks Nature Centre, the view of the surrounding area is nothing short of beautiful (special thanks to Mary Jong, Allan Brooks Nature Centre) (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

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Guard Coy - in Camp

Trg Support Group (Adventure Platoons) - in Camp

Bravo Coy - in Camp

Charlie Coy - in Camp

Delta Coy - in Camp

Echo Coy - in Camp

Foxtrot Coy - depart for FTX at Bennett's Ranch

Hotel Coy - depart for FTX at Bennett's Ranch


Today's weather: Max Temp. 35c  Min Temp.  15c  Sunny and hot


This day in Canadian Military History...

11 July 1813
A large Anglo-Canadian strike force of 250 regulars and militia makes a night attack on Black Rock, N.Y. (Buffalo), destroying the town's blockhouses, barracks and naval yard.

11 July 1992
Television images are beamed around the world of two Canadian peacekeepers, Sgt. Mario Frost and Capt. Guy Belisle of the Royal 22nd Regiment, rescuing two Sarajevo women from a city street under sniper fire.