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    WTB: RCAF Leather Jacket

    The new ones are $650 plus tax, vice $400, and are no longer made of genuine leather...
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    WTB: RCAF Leather Jacket

    Looking to buy a current version RCAF leather jacket, size mens Large.
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    40th Anniversary of the Intelligence Branch

    Also it's the 80th Anniversary of the Canadian Intelligence Corps (C Int C) and the 10th Anniversary of the Meteorological Technician occupation coming over to the INT Branch. But still, all those buttons and bow-ties couldn't compete with Queen's U homecoming!
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    Freedom Convoy protests [Split from All things 2019-nCoV]

    WARMINGTON: Canada's top cop considered soldiers undercover as Mounties at Freedom Convoy https://torontosun.com/news/local-news/warmington-canadas-top-cop-considered-soldiers-undercover-as-mounties-at-freedom-convoy?fbclid=IwAR1j3by1WGRzqfiTwlFMGWkBv8YdcEpHgieF-vWPaWu0VnOeh7xZ1oCb7lI "...I...
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    Reconstitution

    Active Posting Season...
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    Who gets to call themselves a ‘combat veteran’? - Task and Purpose

    From what I've heard, SAR and NORAD bars for the SSM have been proposed, but rejected, in the past. Although these days it wouldn't surprise me if they became a reality (...as times are a changin). Also, some sort of DOMOPs recognition is probably going to happen eventually. As for the 'remote...
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    "Re-Royalization", "Re-Britification" and the Heritage Transformation

    Scottish version of the cypher to be used by King Charles
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    King Charles III

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-63034255 Let the change parade begin! ...unless Canada decides to keep with the St. Edward Crown.
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    "Re-Royalization", "Re-Britification" and the Heritage Transformation

    The same, but different. Because. I think they are going to be on a blue background, similar to the DEU slip ons. In fact, I think for jackets and flightsuits, the current DEU slip ons will be used? Not sure.
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    "Re-Royalization", "Re-Britification" and the Heritage Transformation

    I do believe so. Unless they decide to retain the current stuff for possible tactical situations. But I think we are beyond that now. I'm sure it will all be sorted out just in time for the new pattern of combats to arrive! Unless the air force decides to continue with CADPAT to be distinct...
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    "Re-Royalization", "Re-Britification" and the Heritage Transformation

    Perhaps Canada needs to stop formally accepting NATO and UN medals and create an actual Canadian honour. Just look at what happened in Mali (as noted in the post-mission AAR): discontent with honours as some members received the OSM-HUMANITAS while others received the UN MINUSMA medal based...
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    "Re-Royalization", "Re-Britification" and the Heritage Transformation

    SSM-NATO and SSM-Expedition are dished out regularly on deployed ops, as they now only need 45 days deployed are not engraved with the recipiants details. Lots of folks on Op UNIFIER and Op REASSURANCE were receiving them at the end of their tours, before returning home. Most, if not all...
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    "Re-Royalization", "Re-Britification" and the Heritage Transformation

    Indeed. I've been using them in mess kit for years! Introduced to me by a USAF colleague.
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