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Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 13-12-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By edstorey
CF Warrior Badge and Internet Information

Why would a question like this would even be asked when all ANYONE, ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, just has to do is type Canadian Forces Warrior Badge into Google and thanks to the magic of the internet,...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-12-18, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By edstorey
Identification

That was quick and sorted it out, thank you.
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 08-12-18, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By edstorey
Identification

This badge came to me in a collection of material from a Canadian who had served in The Former Yugoslavia with both the UN and NATO. I don't have much of a collection British insignia and have...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 06-10-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By edstorey
USQUAM Meaning

Try Googling it, you'll find it.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 17-09-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By edstorey
RCAC

Try a Google search using 'RCAC in a maple leaf' and your question will magically be answered.
Forum: General Topics 13-06-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
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: 316
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: 397
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: 475
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: 466
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: 533
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: 533
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, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
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, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
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, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
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, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By edstorey
Beret

What sort of advice are you looking for?
Forum: General Topics 06-12-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
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, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
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, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
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, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
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: 3,794
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: 3,794
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: 1,679
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: 3,794
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: 3,794
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...
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