A Dire Story from Afghanistan

It’s always been hard to determine what will result from the NATO mission in Afghanistan. Recently, it’s become more clear that victory is far from assured. Which is to say, that despite everything everyone did from 2001-2014, the country may simply return to the same calamitous civil war it was involved in when the...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Friend or Foe?

    September 6, 2011 by Adam Day
    On Sept. 1,  in the first ever CDNMILBLOG (Canadian Military Blog) posting, I fear I might have written something misleading. I said the combat mission in Afghanistan is over, but that’s not really exactly true. Combat is still possible, and there are a great many...
  • While there are still more than 1,000 Canadian Forces members currently in Kandahar working to pack up and ship home five years worth of war-fighting equipment, there is no doubt that the combat mission is now over. And what a difficult mission it was. In...
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