Archive for December, 2010

  • The Lost Leadership Cadre: Navy, Part 42

    December 25, 2010 by Marc Milner
    Signal skills are taught to ratings during the Second World War. PHOTO: CANADIAN NAVY The small ships of the Sheep Dog Navy at war in the vile North Atlantic came to be seen as Canada’s naval war, and as the origins of the modern Canadian...
  • Health File

    December 19, 2010 by Sharon Adams
    It can be distressing when you or someone close to you is overcome by emotion at a Remembrance Day ceremony—but that’s no reason not to take part in services if you want to...
  • Not Forgotten: Air Force, Part 42

    December 12, 2010 by Hugh A. Halliday
    The names of more than 20,000 Allied airmen who have no known grave are inscribed on the Runnymede Memorial in southern England. PHOTO: NORMAN BRICE As the Second World War reached its conclusion, many problems confronted the victors, from disarming defeated enemies to repatriating millions...
  • Canadian Football League Honours Veterans’ Spirit

    December 3, 2010 by Tom MacGregor
    A player in the Canadian Football League will be recognized this year for embodying the spirit of Canada’s veterans with a new trophy dedicated to outstanding player and executive Jake Gaudaur. Canadian Football League Comm­iss­­­ioner Mark Cohon was joined by Veterans Affairs Minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn...
  • On This Date – December 2010

    December 1, 2010 by Legion Magazine
    . 1 DECEMBER 1996 A recovery team locates the remains of crew members killed when Royal Canadian Air Force Dakota KN-563 crashed during a monsoon on June 21, 1945. The plane had been flying supplies to British troops in Burma (now Myanmar). 2 DECEMBER 1968...