Category Archives: military

Follow up to Richard Brown Yesterdays Blog

MLA Richard Brown and Protocol. Posted on May 25, 2016 by irishroverpei Rate This It is so refreshing when one learns that a letter to the editor has a positive impact. Last evening while attending the Annual Review of the … Continue reading

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Off with his Head

I hope you will indulge me for this blog, on a recent FB post the PM, Trudeau was called a Moron! one comment stated that was very Disrespectful. What do you think. Perhaps in the Dark Ages it would have … Continue reading

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Remembering lost friends at Christmas

Michael Chislett was my shipmate and best friend. We sailed together on the submarine Taciturn. Later in Canada we re-connected whilst I was with the 6th Canadian Submarine Squadron. Michael had left the RN in 1966 and re-enlisted in the … Continue reading

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Damn They Missed

THIS CAME FROM A SOLDIER’S WIFE. IT SAYS IT ALL. > > I SAT, AS DID MILLIONS OF OTHER CANADIANS AND WATCHED AS THE GOVERNMENT UNDERWENT A PEACEFUL TRANSITION OF POWER ON NOVEMBER 4 , 2015. > > AT FIRST, … Continue reading

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History Repeating Itself.

(1) Trump-Make America Great Again.  Adolph Hitler-Creating a Master Race.  (2)Trump-Nationalism. Adolph Hitler-National socialism (NAZIS)  (3) Trump-Fake News.  Adolph Hitler-policy of Gleichschaltung.(control of free press)  (4) Trump-Anti immigration policy aimed at non white races. Adolph Hitler-Anti Jewish Policy.  (5) Trump-Supporter … Continue reading

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The Legion should no longer hold a monopoly on the Poppy

This is a very good article by the author Sean Bruyea Remembrance Day and the poppy are inseparable. But should the poppy and the Royal Canadian Legion also be inseparable? That’s the status quo now, with the organization holding a … Continue reading

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Jehovah Witness Objections to Remembrance

This incident occurred four years ago, and I think its time we re-post it for those who still think Remembrance is Glorifying War? Regarding the Jehovah Witness’s Objection to Remembrance Posted on November 10, 2014 by irishroverpei I posted comments … Continue reading

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An Oldie but a Goodie!!!!

Re-Posted on July 29, 2018 by irishroverpe I first posted this two years ago, but thought it was time for a rerun! A New Legion Tactic — Intimidation. Posted on August 25, 2016 by irishroverpei Please read the letter below … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day and what has been Forgotten?

——The first World War—– Recently on Face Book there has been quite a lot of postings remembering the First World War. The Great War (war to end all wars) ended at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the … Continue reading

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To Dominion Command

After several attempts I finally managed to send the attached email, at least three Dominion email addresses failed? Now its just a matter of waiting to see if anyone responses? Fw: Legion Medals? Yesterday, 3:44 PM asiew@legion.ca I’m sure this … Continue reading

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