Sunday, 22 July 2007 (12 photos)

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Sunday morning routine, Trg Coy flag at HQ (VASCTC, F. Arseneault)


A platoon from G Coy having a morning meeting sorting out details  (VASCTC, F. Arseneault)


C/WO Stevens, C/WO Ho and C/WO Straaka (VASCTC, F. Arseneault)


(VASCTC, F. Arseneault)


Cdt Keno Halcrow 38 RC(Army)CC Cross Lake MB and Cdt Kale Hillier 2309 RCA RC(Army)CC Ft Mcleod AB (VASCTC, F. Arseneault)


VACSTC is not immune to the Harry Potter frenzy, C/MCpl Tyler Waters holds up his copy of the latest tome "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows", at last count there were over a dozen copies in the camp. C/MCpl Waters started reading Harry Potter six years ago, "I read the first book in two and half days, I should be finished this one by the end of the week". (VASCTC, F. Arseneault)


24 Platoon H Coy marching by (VASCTC, F. Arseneault)


Sunset, Bugler Cdt Sean Roberts 2289 RCA RC(Army)CC Victoria BC plays as C/Sgt Courtnall Durrant 2983 1CER RC(Army)CC Edmonton AB lowers the flag and 2Lt Carlo Solda and C/WO Joel Li 2381 BCR (Irish Fus) RC(Army)CC Richmond, BC salutes (VASCTC, F. Arseneault)


A little one-on-one basketball in the cadet canteen (VASCTC, F. Arseneault)


clockwise from left: Cdt Lauren Lindstrom 3080 CER RC(Army)CC; Nadine Thompson 2815 RCA RC(Army)CC Naicam, SK; Kaede Hislop 2316 R Westmr RC(Army)CC New Westminster, BC; Dylan McIvor 19 RCA RC(Army)CC, Portage la Prairie, MB; Jason Hiebert 407 QOC Highrs RC(Army)CC Winnipeg, MB; Sherman Ho 2822 R Westmr RC(Army)CC Maple Ridge, BC; Adrian Ivsic 2822 R Westmr RC(Army)CC Maple Ridge, BC; and Dustin Cherbonneau 1390 RCA RC(Army)CC Red Deer, AB  (VASCTC, F. Arseneault)


C/Sgt Natasha Nanka and C/Sgt Max Tulloch operate the music this evening (VASCTC, F. Arseneault)


fun rec sports (VASCTC, 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.   19c mostly cloudy

This day in Canadian Military History...

22 July 1759

6000 British regulars and colonial militia land south of Ft. Carillon (on Lake Champlain). The 2300 French regulars and 800 Canadian militia opposing them fight a delaying action before abandoning the fort.

22 July 1943

German troops defending Assoro, in central Sicily, withdraw from the town after being out-flanked by Canadians of the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment.


22 July 2006

A suicide bomber blew himself up in Kandahar, killing two Canadian soldiers and wounding eight more; the slain soldiers were Cpl. Francisco Gomez, an anti-armour specialist from the Princess Patriciaís Canadian Light Infantry in Edmonton, who was driving the Bison armoured vehicle targeted by the bomberís vehicle, and Cpl. Jason Patrick Warren of the Black Watch in Montreal.