Posted by rmcclub on March 27th, 2011
Camp Mirage – The end of an era
“…this is the final ceremonial act of closure. When we take this flag down, we are closing a chapter on Camp Mirage. However, we part as friends. Aviators, warriors – men and women of arms. But friends.”
17829 LCol Tom Dunne – the last commanding officer of the base in southwest Asia – Camp Mirage
How signing your name can influence what you buy
Häubl and 20771 Keri Kettle, a Ph.D. student, conducted four studies with hundreds of participants – both in the field and in the laboratory – to look at the impact of signing one’s name on consumers’ shopping patterns. The results are to be published in the October issue of the Journal of Consumer Research.
Canadian fighters conduct first mission in Libya
“Our crews are highly trained in the use of precision-guided munitions. However, having said that, the risk in deploying air-to-ground munitions in such a fluid environment is real. Our aircrews understand this and they’re well aware of the need to positively identify potential targets…. To be clear we will aim for no collateral damage.
“Having completed our first mission, Canada’s Air Force is clearly an engaged and valued part of the coalition,” he said.
Major-General Tom Lawson, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff.
Canadian jets bomb Libyan target in first attack
Air Force member receives Sea Service Insignia
“It is a visible and formal recognition of the key role that naval operations play in Canadian security at home and abroad. Whether participating in search and rescue operations, protecting Canada’s ocean approaches, conducting arctic sovereignty exercises, or patrolling the world’s oceans to keep them safe for all to use, and conducting these vital activities in all weather conditions”.
Chief of the Maritime Staff, Vice-Admiral 11919 Dean McFadden
Canadian Forces’ area won’t be part of Afghan security handover
“I think their focus is going to be on intimidation of the locals, and I think they are going try to intimidate and bring harm to some of the Afghan officials. And I think they are going to try to occupy some of their traditional areas or safe havens.”
Canadian Brig.-Gen. 16663 Andre Corbould who is serving as the deputy commander of NATO’s war effort in southern Afghanistan.
Toronto class tops Canadian quiz
“Fisher said some Canadians on peacekeeping missions are faced with conditions “more like wars,-^but softly declined to answer one student who asked if he had ever killed anyone, saying “it’s not a question you ask a soldier.”
12535 Major John Fisher described 31 years in the army
Peter Milliken says hello to retirement
“When you elected me to this job you raised me high in this House, but what has been the wonderful part about it is the affection and the respect that you have showered upon me since my first election.”
Honourary member S149 Peter Milliken – RMC Club of Canada
Honorary Colonel of the Army Appointed
“Our soldiers make great sacrifices in the service of Canada and Canadian interests. I am grateful for this opportunity to support them by continuing to be a bridge between the business community and the men and women in uniform who make us proud at home and abroad.”
Mr. Blake C. Goldring, Chairman and CEO of AGF Management Limited