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Forum: General Topics 13-06-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By edstorey
Vehicle Markings

The 5-cwt markings are for A16 Canadian Infantry Training Centre - Calgary. Militia District (MD) 13 encompassed all of Alberta as well as the western half of the Northwest Territories. The...
Forum: General Topics 13-06-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By edstorey
Khaki Drill Uniforms

Yes, Khaki Drill (KD) uniforms were authorized for wear in Canada during the summer months (May-August). KD was a hot weather uniform and was not authorized for wear in the UK or NW Europe. KD was...
Forum: General Topics 24-05-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By edstorey
Canadian Headdres 101

First of all Buffalo Cap is a company name for a cap company out of Winnipeg, Manitoba and is not the name of any specific type of military cap. Calling a piece of headdress a buffalo cap is much...
Forum: General Topics 15-05-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By edstorey
St. Francis Xavier

Phil, shame on you for being so bold as to use a free on-line resource hosted by this forum to identify a Canadian badge.
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 11-05-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By edstorey
Dog Tags!!!

Since Americans wore 'Dog Tags', these look like RCAF Identification Disks to me.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 10-04-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By edstorey
Op AUGURAL

No certainly not a souvenir and as stated in my previous message, "AU Brassards were issued to but not necessarily worn by the Canadians".
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 10-04-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By edstorey
Op AUGURAL

Canada’s military contribution to the African Union Mission in Sudan (AMIS), Operation AUGURAL was conducted to build capacity in the areas of strategic planning, air operations, contracting,...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 10-01-18, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By edstorey
Pathfinder Badge

This is the version that was worn with Garrison Dress.

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Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 04-01-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By edstorey
Beret

Mike, my Militaria article on Canadian Army berets and the cloth backing for badges is relevant for the SWW era and it does not apply to the 1980s.

I was glad to see that Clay posted the Standing...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 03-01-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By edstorey
Beret

Good thing you have not spent much money as the beret is not Canadian military issue. Clay also provided you with some factual errors as to who is authorized to wear bullion badges.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 03-01-18, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By edstorey
Beret

What sort of advice are you looking for?
Forum: General Topics 06-12-17, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By edstorey
VC Medal Groups

Lots of media hype, political chest-pounding and fabricated national euphoria over another VC medal group - whoopee! Not all the VC medal groups currently held by the CWM are on public display so...
Forum: General Topics 02-12-17, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By edstorey
Unit Serials

Check out this link.

https://servicepub.wordpress.com/2015/08/18/applications-of-unit-serial-numbers-on-kitbaggagestores-of-the-canadian-army-overseas-1943-45/
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran, Lapel Badges and Challenge Coins 02-12-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By edstorey
Veteran's Pins

When roughly 10% of the population were Veterans, there was a market for these pins. Here are some other examples.

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Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 28-11-17, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By edstorey
Wings

I have this set of CF Astronaut and the new RCAF Air Navigator wings in my collection.

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Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 16-10-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,413
Posted By edstorey
Buttons and Bows

Yes, a force that once stayed in the shadows now wants to be seen. It seems the CF has gone the route of most third-world countries and decided that the fix for recruiting, supply, man-management...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 16-10-17, 04:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,413
Posted By edstorey
New CANSOFCOM Uniforms

This topic finally made the news and was in today's Ottawa Citizen.

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Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 14-10-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,490
Posted By edstorey
Ranger Tab

It is indeed a Ranger Tab.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 13-10-17, 12:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,413
Posted By edstorey
CANSOFCOM

Bill, this is the command badge.

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Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 12-10-17, 11:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,413
Posted By edstorey
CSOR Badge

Yes there is, as from my previous post, this is the information that CANSOFCOM provided me. The cap badge has the traditional outer area used in CAF cap badges that consists of the crown, oak leaves...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 08-10-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,413
Posted By edstorey
CANSOFCOM

Those were very informative documents and from what I am reading informs me that in the order of precedence for Commands for the CF, CANSOFCOM does indeed fall after Land Force Command. The trouble...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 04-10-17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,413
Posted By edstorey
CANSOFCOM

Thank you! That is the document that answered the question.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 30-09-17, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,413
Posted By edstorey
New Uniform

Yes, my understanding is that JTF2 is still wearing their various service uniforms - remember JTF2 has members from all three services.

I don't think CSOR have their own cap badge so most likely...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 30-09-17, 06:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,413
Posted By edstorey
New Uniform

The new uniform is for CSOR as they take much of their lineage from the wartime FSSF.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 30-09-17, 01:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,413
Posted By edstorey
Precedence

The overriding question from all of this is "Where does CSOR fit into the Order of Precedence?"
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