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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 Airman From The Crash

    September 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by John Lewis   One of my favourite pastimes during World War II was riding my bicycle out to the Royal Air Force base situated a short distance from our house in Heston, England. As a young member of Britain’s Air Training Corps, I was...
  • In Her Majesty’s Service

    September 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by Rosalee van Stelten   It began in Winnipeg during the Great Flood of 1950. My schoolmates were stacking sandbags to keep back the swiftly rising waters of the Red River. Slight of build, I was not permitted to join them. Instead, I landed in...
  • Reeled In

    May 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by Allan W. Waddy   As a sailor on board Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship St. Croix (2nd) during the mid-1960s, I had the honour to be a member of the Royal Canadian Navy in the exciting era prior to the unification of the Canadian Forces...
  • Normandy, A Soldier’s View

    May 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by Ken Huxtable Soldiers take a few moments to relax with some music amid the destroyed and very dusty city of Caen, France. After rushing through breakfast on the morning of June 6, 1944, members of our unit—the 203 Canadian Infantry Ordnance Sub Park—left the...
  • Joining Up

    March 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by Benjamin Errett   It wouldn’t exactly be true to say I joined The Royal Canadian Legion last October in a burst of post-Sept. 11th patriotic fervour. I had been planning it long before then, largely for the access to cheap roast beef dinners and...
  • A Search For Something Better

    March 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by Inspector Graham Muir   Vlade Maric and his family welcomed us into their home on a warm spring day in 1993. It was our first day in Croatia and unlike our military brethren who were garrisoned in one fashion or another, Inspector Bob Munro...
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