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  1. gryphonv

    8 Jan 2020: UKR Airliner shot down in Tehran

    Ukraine International Flight 752, a Boeing 737, crashed outside Tehran. Still seems like there is more happening. https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/plane-...hran-1.5418562 Also: USGS has confirmed a quake southwest of Shiraz.
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    Ex Sailor with suspected COPD/Lung issues

    Just looking for some advice/thoughts. I'm a non smoker and havent been a smoker for my whole military career. During my time in the Navy I developed a nagging cough that I couldnt shake. Similar to shack hack that I had while in Basic. I also developed sleep apnea over this time. I seen my...
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    Simon Logan v. Her Majesty The Queen

    Just got a letter the other day addressed to me with no cover letter, no return address, etc. Before I opened it, it looked like one of those generic credit card letters. It appears to be a class action lawsuit run by the law firm McInnes Cooper, for former Members of the CAF who on or after...
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    CAF LTD (Rebranded from SISIP LTD) 2019 - current

    My SISIP Manulife was just terminated after 24 months. Suffice to say I am in full panic mode right now. Some backround: I was released for a physical medical condition, but my mental health has deteriorated tremendously over that time. I started my SISIP LTD two years ago, went to school...
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    Just needing a sounding board.

    It's been awhile since I posted here. But I just wanted to sound off on some issues I have been experiencing. Not sure if this is the right place for me to post this. I apologize in advance for a long post. I also apologize for my time line being all over the place. Let me preface all of this...
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    Soldier dies in training incident at Shilo

    http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/manitoba/cfb-shilo-fatal-training-exercise-1.4409376 Thoughts and prayers to the soldiers friends and family.
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    3 US Carriers and 1 Japanese carrier participate in exercises off of Korea.

    http://www.businessinsider.com/us-navy-3-aircraft-carriers-bombers-pacific-north-korea-2017-11 First time in over 10yrs that 3 battle groups were together.
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    Officer fatally shot in BC.

    http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/british-columbia/police-officer-shot-to-death-in-abbotsford-b-c-1.4389941 My condolences to the officers family. That man is a hero in my eyes, no civilians injured.
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    US Navy rescues women, dogs lost at sea for months

    http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/navy-rescues-women-dogs-lost-at-sea-for-months BZ to the crew.
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    "Canadian Forces warns members affiliated with radical groups"

    The protest in question: http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/nova-scotia/cornwallis-protest-chief-grizzly-mama-canada-day-1.4187445 This involves 5 guys in Halifax ( I think 3 or 4 are in the military). In the videos they never identified themselves as military but the 'protesters' have started...
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    Where do I go to get my medical records.

    I've released about 6 months now. I was told its best not to pull the records until after a few months if you had claims in with VAC. (not sure if that is valid). Do I just go to my local military hospital to pull the records? Or somewhere else?
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    Vocational rehab taking longer than 2 years

    Has anyone had any experience with this? I recently started vocational rehab in September, hit the wall in November with many panic attacks, and other mental health issues. I have been going to a psychologist and they feel it is in my best interest to take a step back from everything and focus...
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    Question about a speeding ticket.

    Looking for some legal insight on a weird ticket I got. I was recently pulled over for speeding (first ticket in a long time). Long and short I was speeding, I gave the police officer(not a MP) all my information, got my ticket and went on my way. He did seem to be in a rush himself (this...
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    Anxiety attacks after forces.

    Just writing more to as a vent. I'm currently in a Voc Rehab program that for the most part I'm doing very well. Just had one minor thing I couldn't do today on a assignment. A certain physical limitation (arthritis in hands) was preventing me from completing the task and it was a 1 step...
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    CFAT score after release.

    I've been always curious about my CFAT score. Not that it affects me in any way now since I am released, but always the reaction by a recruiter, BPSO, etc who had access to my score was more on the side of impression. Now that can read I look dumber than I am. But I'm truly curious if there is...
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    Higher than expected application?

    I received a letter the other day saying they hope to have my decision at 16 weeks. But are experiencing a higher than normal volume of requests My 16 weeks for this application is tommorow. I logged on to see the status and both this application and status of my reassessment for another...
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    Cape Breton Soldier Andrew Fitzgerald Body Found

    http://owensoundhub.org/news/2298-search-broadens-for-andrew-fitzgerald.html Keep an eye out guys if you are in that area.
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    Life after the CF with depression.

    So I am currently medically release for a separate medical Issue. I have also been diagnosed with Persistent Depressive Disorder with Dysthmic Syndrome while in the CF. I feel this probably could of also got me medically released if it was diagnosed before. After reading up on it, it explains a...
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    MY VAC Process So far (OSI)

    Just putting this up as a gauge for anyone going through the process. I filed a claim for an OSI (operational stress injury) with VAC on May 4th by submitting a form through My VAC that I filled out myself. This is the second claim I filed with VAC (first was for an injury with my legs). I...
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