Thursday 4 Aug 2011 (27 photos)

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(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

Basic marksman on abseil tower

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

Annual Vernon Golf & Country Club vs Army Camp Golf Tournament

Since 1954 the club and the training centre have challenged for the Leblond trophy created by Maj Cam Leblond, the camp's public information officer from 1953-1982 (VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

A piper and drummer play briefly for the first tee off. (VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

Capt Larry Jeffries (VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

Capt Paul (VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

Ringers... (VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

Long serving civilian staff and former CF member George Doncaster (VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

Former CO, HCol Doug Walton (VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

Donna Lochhead (VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

Capt Randy Schendeveld (VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

Sgt Adams (VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

 

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Today's weather: temperature  33c  Min Temp.  13c sunny and hot


This Day in Canadian Military History...

4 August 1689

1500 Iroquois warriors cross Lac St. Louis (at Montreal) and attack the settlements at Lachine, killing 24 settlers and taking almost 90 prisoners.


4 August 1814

An American strike force of 700 regulars and Ohio militia is repulsed by 150 British troops and local native allies outside Ft. Michilimackinac (confluence of lakes Michigan and Huron).


4 August 1914

Great Britain declares war on Germany; the First World War begins. Canada, as a member of the British Empire, is automatically at war.

 

4 August 1979

Vernon Army Cadet Camp marches through the streets of Vernon BC, in the first ever Freedom of the City parade for any cadet camp or cadet corps in the 100 year history of the RCAC.