Saturday, 21 July 2007 (14 photos)

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Pennant winner for week 2 - Trg Coy (Adventure Platoons)

Early morning at the south end of the training centre, low clouds cover the hills, the weather the last few days has been cool and damp, a bit of break from the scorching hot weather the previous two weeks. (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Branch Advisory Council briefing for officers, hosted by LCol Terry Kopan MOM CD and LCol Tom McGrath OMM CD. Both officers are highly respected former commanding officers of ACSTCs: LCol Kopan at Vernon 2002-05 and LCol McGrath at Argonaut 1988-91 (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

LCol Tom McGrath (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

LCol Terry Kopan (VACSTC, W. Emde)

 

Saturday morning drill lectures on Dieppe Square (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

C/WO Li (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Cdt Raul Carlson, 2893 SH of C RC(Army)CC Port Coquitlam, BC Adventure 5 Platoon (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

 

Cdt Munzel on her way to a visit to her aunt's home in Vernon for an afternoon visit (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Meal line up, it may look like chaos, but it works! (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

As part of the camp history lecture cadet from 11 Platoon C Coy, try on period uniforms including a 1950 issue 2 PPCLI battledress tunic worn at Kapyong. The camp history lecture covers the camp history from 1909 to date including photos and artifacts. (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Newly arrived cadets from F Coy second intake make their way into the armoury  (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

In E Coy barracks, Cdt Osbonre 38 RC(Army)CC Cross Lake, MB sits on his bunk sorting out his kit. (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

Life in the barracks (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

 

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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.  25c  Min Temp.  14c partly cloudy, humid


This day in Canadian Military History...

21 July 1943

A Canadian brigade group, some 4800 officers and men, arrives at the island of Adak, in the Aleutians. The brigade will begin specialized training on Adak in preparation for landings against the Japanese bases on Kiska and Attu, in the western Aleutians.



21 July 1947

2/Lt. R.T. Heaslip solos in one of the RCAF's new Sikorsky H-5 helicopters. Heaslip will then introduce more pilots to the revolutionary new aircraft, which the Air Force will limit at first to mainly search and rescue missions.