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Delegates debate treasurer’s position – 51st Alberta-Northwest Territories Convention

Democracy in action is the best description of the 51st Alberta-Northwest Territories Command Convention held in Drumheller on May 10-12. The tone was set at the opening ceremonies where Dominion Past President Dave Flannigan reminded delegates that “Conventions are held so that we can make changes so we [can find] better ways to serve our veterans and...
  • The Ex Files

    March 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Gerald W. Sigrist From top: HMS/M Explorer enters Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1960; HMS/M Excalibur performs a high-speed run in 1959; HMS/M Excalibur arrives at Cambelltown Harbour, Scotland; Submariners at work in the motor room of one of two experimental submarines fuelled by high-test peroxide....
  • A Front-line Soldier

    March 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Arthur Ament I joined the war effort in February 1916 while working in Tavistock, a small town located in southwestern Ontario between New Hamburg and Stratford. Myself and 11 other young men travelled to Woodstock, and I have a picture postcard of the group....
  • A Look Back

    January 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Stan Scislowski No civilian can expect to know the deep feelings that can well up in a war veteran when he visits the site of his greatest trial and efforts in the war. Those who have never heard the unholy din of battle, smelled...
  • Nightly Messages in The Congo

    January 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Dan Danyluk It was April 1961. Two miles south of the airport, heading into Albertville in what was then known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo. My driver pointed left, slowed the jeep, and spoke: “Yesterday. That’s where they killed and ate the...
  • Mission To Sierra Leone

    January 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Major John Egan The author pauses during a live-fire exercise near the Songo River in Sierra Leone in 2001. The Hercules dove to within 200 feet of the Atlantic as it came up on the coast of Sierra Leone. Tilting left, then right to...
  • The Pride Of Yarmouth

    January 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Tom MacGregor From left: Wreaths were placed at the town cenotaph immediately after the church service; Memorial Club member Courtney Clayton visits with Veterans Place resident George LeBlanc; veterans join in singing O Canada. The white T-shirts and red windbreakers are as familiar to...
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