Found this on Youtube
The tent drill used (go to 4:45) isn't as I remembered nor is it as per the pam of my youth Artic & Sub Artic Operations B GL 323 003 FP 001 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
John le Carré: Espionage writer dies aged 89
Obituary: John le Carré
Yesterday evening, I finally got around to starting Le Carré's latest "Agent Running In The Field" and this morning heard this news. His characterizations of spies and...
Low-key ceremony marks German reunification 30 years on
How time flies. Thirty...
Unfortunately, most ex-CAF probably don't meet the requirement.
While the country celebrates Canada Day in whatever fashion current circumstances permit, Newfoundlanders concurrently take a moment to remember our war dead.
Similar to the lady mentioned...
As I was looking for something else about CFE, I came across this recent news. The linked article is a machine translation from German.
Trisha Cornforth was the longtime editor of "Der Kanadier" and was probably familiar to many who served in Lahr...
Came across this while looking for something else. Might be of interest to some. And it is in English.
Comedian Jerry Stiller, Who Played Hot-Headed Dad On 'Seinfeld,' Dies At 92
Sadly, there'll be one less light on the Festivus tree this year. Wait, there's no lights on a tree...
Something not related to COVID-19, though I belatedly stumbled on this week old news (21 March) by clicking on a link in the coronavirus thread.
Legendary country singer Kenny Rogers dies at 81
I can't think of any current politicians who could match John Crosbie for verbal jousting skills, but that was a different time. There may be some who now let their thumbs do the work on twitter, but for in your face (or across the floor) style, he was a master of the art.
I've always (or at...
Has anybody here purchased eyeglasses online? I'm interested in such experiences and would welcome any recommendations as to provider.
It had been several years that I continued to wear the same glasses with no problem until February last year 2018 when I had a problem with the retina in one...
It's been thirty years since one of the significant events of the 20th century occurred. It may be more significant for those who identify as "cold warriors" (e.g. old farts who served in Germany) than for the younger crowd.
This from DW is almost a stream of consciousness blog about the...
Okay, a bit dramatic but it is the image that is posted at the top of the article on the US Army Public Health Center website.
(More at link)
The warning is not new (relatively)