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...
  • Understanding The Charter

    March 5, 2010 by Legion Magazine
    We will highlight in this and coming Serving You columns information on the New Veterans Charter (NVC). Implemented in April 2006, the NVC offers job placement assistance, rehabilitation services, financial benefits, health services, education assistance and disability benefits to current or former members of the...
  • Getting The Word Out

    January 7, 2010 by Legion Magazine
    Finding ways to actively reach out to reservists, ex-military personnel, their families and friends in order to keep them informed of the many services available once they have returned from a deployment or have left the military, is an ongoing challenge. It is certainly one...
  • Legion Working With Joint Personnel Support Unit

    November 5, 2009 by Legion Magazine
    Discussions are currently underway on a pilot project involving Alberta–Northwest Territories Command and its Service Bureau in Edmonton. The aim of the initiative is to co-locate a command service officer with the recently created Integrated Personnel Support Centre (IPSC) at the military Garrison in Edmonton....
  • Legion Teams Up With Military Family Services

    September 18, 2009 by Legion Magazine
    The Royal Canadian Legion is reaching out to modern veterans, military members and families through a new partnership with Directorate Military Family Services (DMFS). Though the two organizations have always been friendly, the Legion and DMFS are now solidifying their relationship and encouraging collaboration, information...
  • The Halifax and Region Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) has teamed up with The Royal Canadian Legion to open both of their doors, phone lines, websites and in-boxes to a whole new crop of military families. Since 2006, the MFRC has hosted a twice-yearly series...
  • We Care

    May 15, 2009 by Legion Magazine
    It has often been asked by Canadian Forces (CF) members and veterans seeking a disability claim if there are any advantages associated with using the services of a command service officer of The Royal Canadian Legion Service Bureau Network. While all advocates bring their own...