Category Archives: military

Anzac Days in Australia.

I thought I’d share these photos from down under. Thousands flock to Anzac Day Celebrations, Australian equivalent to our Remembrance Day Ceremonies. Other than the dates and location there very much the same type of Remembrance Ceremony. There is however, … Continue reading

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Go Back Where You Came From.?????

Its becoming ever more difficult to understand Trump. Is he a madman like Hitler? The facts would tend to say yes. Rather than making America Great again, he is plunging the nation into its racial past. A time when African … Continue reading

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Didn’t earn it can’t Wear it?????

Those are words I have often heard from other veterans and legion members, if you didn’t earn it you can’t wear it. Now, I agree if a person in uniform or perhaps legion blazer wears a medal not earned, yes … Continue reading

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The All New Legion Night Clubs—Strippers coming soon?

One has to wonder where the direction of a majority of legion branches are headed? Night clubs, hot spots, Topless dancers???? Seem they are prepared to do anything to keep their doors open. My question is this, how is this … Continue reading

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Homophobia and Sexual Discrimination!

I believe the majority of Christian Nations would claim they are open and welcoming society to all peoples. I believe most faiths/churches would claim similar values. Yet, here we are with a nation of those claiming to be Christians in … Continue reading

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Legion Lager is Important!

I recently read an article from a St Catharines Ontario newspaper report. It was reporting on the local Legion branch,”Merritton Legion. The president stated that if they lost their liquor license they might as well close the doors. They would … Continue reading

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Is There a way to Save the Legion?????

Is There a Way to Save the Legion????? Re-Posted on May 20th 2019 by irishroverpei I agree with the general view, the younger veterans really do not appear to show interest in the Legion in its present form. I also … Continue reading

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Admiral Norman Exonerated?

I can only guess at the reason this legal case that has dragged on for months, is suddenly over. The liberal government are dropping the charges against Admiral Norman! There is much more to this story that we are not … Continue reading

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The Contemptible Legion Behaviour

I have added below a response to my blog dated 6th May 2019. There were several other responses also, but I will just use this one for now, the writer is not a veteran and he is not associated with … Continue reading

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Outrage at legion Pretend Medals.

I’m adding another letter from a veteran, he clearly condemns the prolific use of these pretend legion medals. I whole heartily agree with his outrage, legion medals are out of hand. They are everywhere,¬† associate members wear them with pride, … Continue reading

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