Archive for September, 2011

  • Letters From Bill – June 16, 1943.

    September 12, 2011 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad and Jack: Yesterday was another swell day for mail. I got seven altogether, boy was I pleased…. Well “Ma” I guess I can say I am really in the Infantry now and by the looks of things here I stay. I think...
  • Welcome Home, Afghanistan Veterans

    September 10, 2011 by Adam Day
    If you happened to wander by your local Royal Canadian Legion branch this August you might have seen a heartening sight—recently returned veterans of Canada’s war in Afghanistan receiving a proper welcome home party. From Kamloops to Carleton Place to Port-aux-Basques, Aug. 20 was, this...
  • Snipers in Competition

    September 9, 2011 by Adam Day
    Well, the first day of competition is in the books and your correspondent at the Canadian International Sniper Concentration officially has no idea which of the 27 teams is currently winning — but nor is that really the point, actually. The competition is not the...
  • Letters From Bill – June 6, 1943.

    September 9, 2011 by Jason Duprau
    Dear Mum, Dad and Jack:   …It gets tougher every day to try and find something to write about, I can’t tell you half the things I want to. Someday I hope I can give you all the news but not while I am over...
  • It was a long day at the range this Wednesday in Gagetown, N.B., where 27 teams from across the world were working to get their weapons zeroed (made accurate) in time for the competition’s kick-off on Thursday morning. Seeing so many varied sniper teams lined...
  • Live (sort of) from CFB Gagetown in Oromocto, N.B., it’s the first night of the 15th Annual Canadian International Sniper Concentration and some of the most highly skilled military and police shooters from across the world spent the evening…..well, mostly shopping and drinking beer. The event,...
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