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Another Great Revue of “The Royal Navy & Me

This is my most recent reading which I had posted on my Timeline on May 17, 2017 The Royal Navy & Me Follow the story of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy 1n 1955 as a Boy Seaman … Continue reading

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Proud to be Navy

“You can talk of your famous Army, And glorious Air Force too. But do you ever think of the Navy, And the job they have to do? No sane man ever sails those seas, And expects to live it through. … Continue reading

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Legion Scotland Today

My good friend and army buddie sent me the latest Legion magazine from Scotland. Its a very interesting read from page one to the end. There no cheap advertisements trying to sell me poppy embossed tat, but plenty of articles … Continue reading

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The Commercialization of our Sarced Poppy

Its is becoming difficult to imagine what the Legion will come up with next. They are clearly desperate to raise money as membership revenues decline at a rapid rate. I can not believe this was what our old veterans would have wished … Continue reading

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Discontent with Royal Canadian Legion Grows

It seems there is no end to the problems that beset the once proud and effective Royal Canadian Legion. We continue to hear of discontentment and even anger vented by dedicated veteran members. We continue to hear of self appointed select … Continue reading

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If its okay for Boy Scouts-Cadets to wear medals, why not the Legion????

After re-reading this Legion response, I felt the need to address it again. This is indeed a very pathetic attempt to justify the legion argument in favour of their imitation medals. He begins by suggesting I have taken the selling … Continue reading

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A Timeto Think — Second Blog

Yesterday’s blog received many comments and  questions, it was clear to me many Canadian citizens are unaware of the roll played by associate members of the Royal Canadian Legion. Most were unaware of the fact the many medals they adorn themselves … Continue reading

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A Time of Thinking

During my lengthy illness,my mobility was limited to getting out of bed and sitting in my chair to getting back into bed. The heavy drug I was on effected my blood sugars sending then sky high which in turn limited … Continue reading

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The Decaying Legions

Have you ever considered the first impressions when entering one of our Royal Canadian legion branches? At the entrance we are often greeted with an overwhelming odor of cigarette smoke and a walkway littered with butts. Once through the doors we have … Continue reading

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My Legion Letter of Resignation.

Below is a copy of the letter I sent to my local branch roughly four weeks ago. I thought or perhaps expected that someone would try to reach me to say they have changed the rules regarding veterans and wives paying … Continue reading

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