Archive for January, 2013

  • On This Date: January 2013

    January 11, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    January 1, 1923: The Air Board and the departments of Naval Services, Militia and Defence are amalgamated, creating the Department of National Defence. January 2, 1940: Pilot Officer S.R. Henderson and Wing Commander J.F. Griffiths, serving with the Royal Air Force, are awarded the Distinguished Flying...
  • The National Ceremony

    January 11, 2013 by Dan Black
    Former Chief of Defence Staff Walter Natynczyk shakes hands with a veteran. PHOTO: MARC FOWLER & RANDY HARQUAIL/METROPOLIS STUDIO The stories are written on the faces, but mostly in the knowing expressions of those who “were there.” They are found in the eyes of the...
  • Transition Assistance Available

    January 11, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    Do you know that the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) is now called Canada Company’s Military Employment Transition (MET) program and is now available to all veterans? Last June, in partnership with the Department of National Defence, Canada Company officially launched its Military Employment Transition Program,...
  • Travelling About: Jan/Feb 2013 Things To Do And See

    January 11, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    1. See Stunning Afghan War Photojournalism At The Canadian War Museum Canadian photojournalist Louie Palu spent an exhaustive and truly dangerous amount of time outside-the-wire in Kandahar to capture the images that make up this exhibit. Go check out the gripping photographs produced by the award-winning...
  • On This Date: December 2012

    January 11, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    DECEMBER 1, 1943: Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin meet in Tehran and express their determination to win the war in Europe. DECEMBER 2, 1988: A cyclone claims thousands of lives in...
  • Remembrance In Thunder Bay

    January 11, 2013 by Sharon Adams
    North side, south side, Port Arthur, Fort William; for close on two centuries a spirited rivalry has existed between the citizens of the area that is now the city of Thunder Bay, Ont., snuggled on the northwest shore of Lake Superior. Depending on your perspective,...
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