Veteran’s service cards to be reintroduced

The CAF is reintroducing cards, known as the NDI 75, as a veteran’s service card intended to acknowledge the service of members and to encourage an enduring affiliation with the CAF. The Legion has not yet received all of the details so the purpose of this article is to provide advance notice of the...
  • The Legion’s Service Bureau Network assists all veterans including serving Canadian Forces members, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and their families while representing their interests with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) and the Veterans Review and Appeal Board (VRAB) regarding disability benefits under the Pension Act or...
  • Discount Vacations Available To Former CF Members

    January 1, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    If you are a current or former member of the Canadian Forces (CF) or family of a current or former member, then you are eligible for discounts on a wide array of goods and services, offered locally, nationally and internationally through the CF Appreciation Program....
  • Accessing The National Military Cemetery

    November 3, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    Occupying 8.29 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, the National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces (NMC) is located in Canada’s National Capital, in the historic Beechwood Cemetery. NMC is dedicated to Canadian service personnel who have faithfully served their nation, in peace and in war,...
  • Reconnect With The CF Community

    September 5, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    The Canadian Forces Personnel and Family Support Services (CFPFSS) launched the Reconnect program in Ottawa in January. The vision of the pilot program is that through sustained involvement in morale and welfare programs, former Canadian Forces personnel and their families can access certain aspects of...
  • Changes To The Canadian Forces Service Pin

    July 5, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    The Canadian Forces service pin has been awarded to eligible personnel at the time of their release since its introduction on Aug. 19, 1985. The CF service pin provides a means by which former members of the CF may be identified, and by which they...
  • When Common-Law Partners Deploy

    May 5, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    Veterans Affairs Canada has adopted a new policy on common-law relationships as it applies to Canadian Forces (CF) members and veterans which makes exceptions in certain circumstances when a CF member dies in Special Duty Service. The policy describes criteria that must be met to...