Ex-Cadets in the News

Westport’s Glenn Allen honoured

“This is recognition for volunteers,” said Allen. “The whole world is run by volunteers.”

5533 Glenn Allen


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Canadian generals to oversee critical Afghan training programmes

“That is an incredible compliment to Canada,”

13337 Maj-Gen. Stu Beare

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Third time’s a charm

He is replacing the Rev. George Bruce, who announced last October that he would retire effective Aug. 31, 2011. Bruce has been bishop of the diocese since 2002.

6090 Rev. George Bruce

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Military revising domestic strategy after Olympics reveal huge flaws

“It is not to say that we’re not ready at home, we are ready at home,”

16651 Colonel Sean Friday

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Twin Otter reaches service milestone

“[The Twin Otter] has supported a wide number of roles while supporting Canada, the Canadian Forces and Canadians,”

15382 Lieutenant-Colonel Dwayne Lovegrove, Commanding Officer, 440 (T) Sqn

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Canadian CC-130J completes its first mission in Kandahar

Gehl added he was looking forward to the Canadians operations relationship with American and British forces who have been using the C-130J for some time now.

22523 Captain Chad Gehl

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BGen Peter Atkinson, “pinch-hits” for G.G. in Texas

13068 Brigadier-General Peter Atkinson, Deputy Commanding General (Canada) III Armored Corps

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Military’s failure to produce key F-35 document questioned

“I started my career in the military, and I have never seen the government so pro-actively go on a selling campaign,” he said.

“I can understand politicians doing it, that’s natural, especially when it’s controversial and it’s being questioned. But to co-opt the military to go out and do sales jobs for them…this to me has been unprecedented.”

8276 Marc Garneau

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Morris predicts great Scotties for Homan

“This becomes cliche,” said Morris, “but they have to take every game one at a time. But more so, they have to play with confidence and they can and do. Even watching the rink practise, they exude confidence and it shows in their body language and their attitude.”

7301 Earle Morris

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Pelley about to be part of something bigger than self

“You put on the uniform to do something, to be part of something that is bigger than yourself. After your career is over, you like to think that you’ve a made a little difference in the world,”

M820 Capt Mark Pelley

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When Canada speaks, no one listens

“Our influence in the Middle East has always been overrated, including during the Suez Crisis,”

5105 J.L. Granatstein

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Stepped-up night patrols aim to disrupt Taliban bomb planting

“If we are there by day, there by night, in vehicles, on foot, everywhere, then the insurgent has nowhere to go,”

21353 Maj. Francois Dufault, deputy commander of the current battle group, featuring the 1st battalion of the Royal 22nd Regiment based in Valcartier, Que.

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13738 Chris Hadfield on Arctic sovereignty

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Canada’s top soldier hopes to build trust in Afghanistan’s Ambush Alley

“I think they are sitting on the fence right now and they’re waiting to see who is more capable, who is winning,”

14596 Brig.-Gen. Dean Milner

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