mid week thoughts

Posted by on Aug 7, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The words beside this photo are Oh So TRUE. Without Military Families, standing behind their serving Loved one, many would falter.

Does anyone know how old Canada’s eldest poppy Seller is? Please let me know.

https://www.forces.net/news/britains-longest-serving-poppy-seller-receives-mbe-aged-103

Quiz 3 of the RAF: https://www.forces.net/radio/raf-100-quiz-3-test-your-raf-knowledge-these-fiendish-questions?utm_source=Forces+Network+Newsletter&utm_campaign=8a4abafd41-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_08_06_03_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_25712c5f6f-8a4abafd41-438420745

 

NATIONAL PEACEKEEPERS DAY 09/08/18

TENTH  ANNIVERSARY

https://ml-fd.caf-fac.ca/en/2018/08/17323

Canada’s Current Peacekeeping Mission in Mali, may be joined by the Surtee de Quebec.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/quebec-provincial-police-could-join-mali-peacekeeping-mission-1.4766294

https://ml-fd.caf-fac.ca/en/2018/08/17376

Between 1947 and 2009 Canada has been part of 36 United Nations Missions:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Canadian_peacekeeping_missions

A HEARTY BRAVO ZULU to those who have served and those who are serving Currently, Canadians are proud of you.

Despite this news article ?  Canadian Millennials Apparently Don’t Know What Our Military Does Or That It Even Exists So Here’s The Facts
Canadians know basically nothing about their own armed forces.

https://www.narcity.com/news/canadians-millennials-apparently-dont-know-what-our-military-does-or-that-it-even-exists-so-heres-the-facts

This article is shocking to say the least. I wonder who they surveyed? Possibly Refugees were amongst the people surveyed. CANADA need to do more to inform the PUBLIC of Canada’s role in the world MILITARILY.

Till red Friday please stay strong and remember our Troops, Veterans and their Families.

Nil Sine Labore

Robby

 

 

 

 

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