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Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 04-02-15, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,512
Posted By shootemup
In Canada, copyright is held by the Department of...

In Canada, copyright is held by the Department of Public Works.
Forum: Off topic 22-10-14, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,043
Posted By shootemup
Initial reports by CBS news name a 32 yr old...

Initial reports by CBS news name a 32 yr old "extremist" known to US govt sources as the one shot and killed.

Thoughts and prayers to the family and regimental family of the slain soldier.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 23-09-14, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,565
Posted By shootemup
http://armycadethistory.com/Mystery%20Photos/Unkno...

http://armycadethistory.com/Mystery%20Photos/Unknown_Photos_pg13.htm

Note the BC specific Corps of School Cadet Instructors cap badge or general service badge, general service collars, and no...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 23-09-14, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,422
Posted By shootemup
I happened to end up with one from somewhere,...

I happened to end up with one from somewhere, some time ago and later sold it and the purchaser remarked that it seemed smaller than he remembered...I guess he was right!
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 23-09-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,363
Posted By shootemup
To the complaint RE: new uniforms, but no new...

To the complaint RE: new uniforms, but no new boots, following that logic, why have dress uniforms at all? There is a reason for the buttons and bows, and if you can't handle it, maybe you are in...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 17-09-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,222
Posted By shootemup
Good point, it is a coloured field service cap in...

Good point, it is a coloured field service cap in use by the veterans association...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 17-09-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,565
Posted By shootemup
As Bill as already pointed out, definitely not a...

As Bill as already pointed out, definitely not a title for the Corps of School Cadet Instructors (1909-1921) or the Cadet Services of Canada (1924-Unification). I have previously seen these titles...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 16-09-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,222
Posted By shootemup
FYI Modern versions of the wedge are often still...

FYI Modern versions of the wedge are often still seen in use by the RCMP Association for wear with the scarlet blazer on parade.
Forum: General Topics 16-09-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,190
Posted By shootemup
I have my high-vis name tags, but still the...

I have my high-vis name tags, but still the subdued rank. I have heard from the supply folks that the high vis rank is inbound.
These unfinished slip-ons for sale may be factory seconds from the...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 30-08-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,839
Posted By shootemup
I'm surprised they are still called the chaplain...

I'm surprised they are still called the chaplain corps...there seems to be a wave of political correctness in that branch...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 26-08-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,250
Posted By shootemup
Don't always discount the black backed full sized...

Don't always discount the black backed full sized wings as bogus...there are several private purchase bullion variations floating around, for wear on patrol dress.
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 26-08-14, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,839
Posted By shootemup
Changes to the Chaplain Corps badges?

http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/caf-community-support-services/chaplaincy.page

There is a chaplain branch badge graphic - does anyone know if this is a new cap badge or just serves as the generic...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-08-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By shootemup
I did like the former general Army OR cap badge,...

I did like the former general Army OR cap badge, with the crown, crossed swords, three maple leaves, and Canada banner - now re-adopted on Canada Army buttons and soon, on the command badge.
Forum: Photographs of Canadian Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 13-08-14, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,843
Posted By shootemup
The "lanyard" is actually musician's cords, and...

The "lanyard" is actually musician's cords, and part of the uniform for some military band members. The cords probably have their origin in some lanyard type function.

More ornate versions...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 12-08-14, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,543
Posted By shootemup
To confuse further, a KC maple leaf collar badge...

To confuse further, a KC maple leaf collar badge made by Scullys with a convex "Canada" banner was used by Cadet Services of Canada officers between 1924 and 1953. It was replaced with a much...
Forum: General Topics 12-08-14, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,220
Posted By shootemup
The CadetPAT was an initiative of the Army Cadet...

The CadetPAT was an initiative of the Army Cadet League, for NPF purchase by the corps. It never really took off (the material was heavy, like denim, and the faded quickly) and has since been...
Forum: Officer Training and Cadets 25-07-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,020
Posted By shootemup
The CATOs formerly permitted cadets to be trained...

The CATOs formerly permitted cadets to be trained in basic SAR activities, often by a subject matter expert from a local SAR society. I'm aware of one BC cadet corps that had a "SAR platoon". It...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 27-05-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,554
Posted By shootemup
With the change to the larger flag on each sleeve...

With the change to the larger flag on each sleeve with the latest version of the CadPat rollout, there will be no shortage of the small flags floating around.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 23-05-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,018
Posted By shootemup
Common army knowledge or terminology for colour...

Common army knowledge or terminology for colour cloth titles, I guess. Google also brings up the following discussions regarding the origin:
...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 22-05-14, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,018
Posted By shootemup
The "Jam Jar Label" is a pejorative for the white...

The "Jam Jar Label" is a pejorative for the white on red P.P.C.L.I. cloth shoulder title.
Forum: Officer Training and Cadets 24-04-14, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,733
Posted By shootemup
Don't you just hate those logistik sweaters? ...

Don't you just hate those logistik sweaters? Pure lint, pills after one wear.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 03-04-14, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,145
Posted By shootemup
Well, for example, you can also find some very...

Well, for example, you can also find some very nice, full colour, rank badges, qualification badges, and cadet service chevrons on the same brown backing for wear on cadet BD or TW.
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 01-04-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,145
Posted By shootemup
So poking around in the Legion archives last...

So poking around in the Legion archives last night I found a reference in a 1976 newsletter to army cadets attending the basic parachutist course.

From the armycadethistory.ca website, cadets wore...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 28-03-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,145
Posted By shootemup
Actually, army cadets continued to wear BD for...

Actually, army cadets continued to wear BD for some time after unification...I just don't know if at that point army cadets were already taking the Basic Parachutist course and entitled to wear that...
Forum: Officer Training and Cadets 28-03-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,315
Posted By shootemup
I've seen those on 1980s-1990s brassards...Not...

I've seen those on 1980s-1990s brassards...Not sure exactly when they were used or on what uniform, as most corps would have worn affiliated unit insignia.
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