Monday, 9 July 2007 (9 photos)

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Intake continues...

It takes the better part of two days to process, equip, and prepare 1000 cadets for the summer's training. 

Cpl Andrew Harnett giving the Military Police briefing to newly arrived cadets (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)


The fire prevention briefing is equally important (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)


Capt Dave Kenney gives a lecture on harassment prevention (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)


Lt Annette Walker speaks with her platoon (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)


Capt Rob Chamberlain, Training Coordinator (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)


Capt Mitch Steck, Deputy Chief Instructor (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)


(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)


Charlie Coy marches off to another lecture (VACSTC, F. Arseneault)


(VACSTC, F. Arseneault)

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All coys in camp

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 - in Camp

Hotel Coy - in Camp


Today's weather: Max Temp. 29c  Min Temp. 13c sunny, warm and sunny

This day in Canadian Military History...

9 July 1755

General Braddock's 2000 British regulars are defeated by a combined force of 850 French regulars, Canadian militia, and native allies at Ft. Duquesne (near Pittsburgh, Penn.). Braddock and most of his force are killed while the French report the loss of barely a dozen men.

9 July 1944

The city of Caen is liberated by Canadian and British troops, 33 days after it was expected to fall. During this time, 3500 Canadians have become casualties, but German ground and air formations have been decimated.


9 July 2006

Cpl. Anthony Joseph Boneca, a reservist with the Lake Superior Scottish Regiment based in Thunder Bay, Ont., was killed as Canadian military and Afghan security forces were pushing through an area west of Kandahar City that had been a hotbed of Taliban activity.