Category Archives: military

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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Veteran Care, Then and Now

Here in 2019 there is a constant outcry for better veteran care, better medical treatment and better pensions. However, when I look back to my youth, I have to wonder if there was ever good care for veterans. During my … Continue reading

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A Medaling Affair

A Medaling Affair? Posted on March 30th 2019 by irishroverpei Rate This I wonder if one of the intellects at Dominion or Provincial Commands might wish to answer this very perplexing question about Legion medal policies. I’ll start with the … Continue reading

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A fridge too Far! Sorry had to use it

When Justin Trudeau became PM in 2015 I was happy and believed we were entering a new era. I was quite pleased to proclaim I had voted for him, especially as he promised this would be the last FPTP election. … Continue reading

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Who is to Blame???

I believe asking the question who is to blame is valid. I Don’t think there is one simple or right answer, both veterans and associates have played a part in the legion demise. In 1964 as a young Royal Navy … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness for the Legion.

With the PEI provincial election coming to an end I was worrying about what subjects I might blog about in the days ahead. Thankfully the Royal Canadian Legion came to my rescue. Their startling new scarlet uniforms, their lovely Pith … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of the Legion

Well folks! this must be what the illustrious leaders of the legion meant when they said “Preparing for the 21st Century” Fancy new uniforms and head dress, medals galore, even some for sale, just in case you don’t already have … Continue reading

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