Thursday, 19 July 2007 (31 photos)

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0705 hrs, Quarterguard practice (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

0710hrs breakfast in the eats wing of B26  (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Plenty of juice, milk, fruit and healthy choices (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

A sudden and brief heavy downpour overwhelms the gutters of the officers mess (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

The rain continues throughout the day (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Cdt Og is returning to Lethbridge AB for the weekend for an important ceremony, his family is being sworn in as Canadian citizens.  (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

On the KVR trail, Adventure platoon. An eerie and still forest draped in fog  (VACSTC, Cdt Marie France Dorval)

 

Setting out to ride (VACSTC, Cdt Marie France Dorval)

 

(VACSTC, Cdt Marie France Dorval)

 

 

Cdr Rick Mountford and LCol Al Dengis visit Bennett's Ranch training area. Cdr Mountford is the CO of RCSU Pacific (Regional Cadet Support Unit Pacific) in Victoria BC  (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

Probably the tallest handmade flag pole at a CSTC in the region, 10 metres (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

Trying to stay dry and enjoying a meal in the field, D Coy (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

LCol Al Dengis, Lt Annette Walker, Cdr Rick Mountford  (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

Talking with the cadets  (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

 (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

 (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

The CO chats with the cadets  (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

Lt Annette Walker speaking with cdts (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

2Lt Rose Sharp, Cdr Rick Mountford  (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

A somewhat soaked C/Sgt Max Tulloch drying out in the tent  (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

 (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

Lt Vince Litster explains how to use the axe safely (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

 (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

 (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

How to use the block and tackle  (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

 (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

 (VACSTC, Capt George Picken)

 

Back at camp, everyone is trying to stay dry (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Signage on the wall of the chapel (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Another beautiful sunset (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

 

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Guard Coy - in Camp

Trg Support Group (Adventure Platoons) - 5 Pl on KVR Bike tour, 6 Pl  in Camp

Bravo Coy - in Camp

Charlie Coy -  in Camp

Delta Coy - on FTX at Bennett's Ranch

Echo Coy - in Camp

Foxtrot Coy - in Camp

Hotel Coy - in Camp


Today's weather: Max Temp.  19c  Min Temp.  14c scattered showers with very heavy localized downpours


This day in Canadian Military History...

19 July 1629

Three English privateers, operating under a letter of marque awarded to Gervas Kirke, anchor off Quebec. The town's garrison of 16 soldiers, under the command of Samuel de Champlain, are caught by surprise and forced to surrender.



19 July 1775

An attempt is made to organize an English militia at Quebec. Despite the threat of American invasion, only 70 men turn out to defend the capital.

 

Army Cadet Corps formed on this date

19 July 1915
#420 St. Gregoire Cadet Battalion, D Coy, E Coy