Category Archives: military

An Oldie but a Goodie

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 Rate This Please read the letter below sent from a fellow veteran … Continue reading

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Stolen Valour – Treatment of Veterans

It seems we see more and more of these phonies popping up these days. Stolen Valour appear to be doing a good job spotting them, but what about the legion branches?. Are they just so intent on recruiting new members … Continue reading

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Changing Face of the Legion

I wonder why I bother with issues regarding the legion, I’m no longer a member so why should I care? Well, maybe because I’m offended by todays legion members. I see them strutting around at legion functions and parades wearing … Continue reading

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A Pressing Naval Matter

Posted on 3rd July 2018 by irishroverpei At age 15 joining the Royal Navy as a Boy Seaman at HMS Ganges was to say the least, a very steep learning curve. Apart from learning all the necessary marching skills, wearing … Continue reading

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Legion Membership Requirements????????NONE

It appears there are no requirements to join the legion these days, anyone( not in jail) can join and wear the legions vast array of tin medals. No wonder veterans are avoiding the legion like the plague. One of the … Continue reading

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Legion Command has no Shame!!!

Legion has no Shame. I had to repost this excellent letter from my old friend and comrade Robby. Sadly our protests and complaints continue to fall of the deaf ears of the legion commands. Is their NO SHAME in the … Continue reading

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The Canadian Legion’s Lack of Vision

I have come to the conclusion that Dominion Command and probably several Provincial Commands have only one interest in life and that is in protecting their own little empires. It is evident to many that these command elites have the … Continue reading

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Letter to editor Friday 16th Mar 2018——. Reality Check???

With a name like Bond this guy must be licensed to dupe! Reality check clarifies what,007  ..?? Legion clarifies benefits issue The Guardian (Charlottetown)March 16, 2018 In your Letters to the Editor section this week, the question of help provided … Continue reading

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The writing is on the wall.

Shortly after last weeks rude phone call from my legion representative (Meaghan Rockman) and after my stress levels returned to a more normal level I decided to write Dominion Command. It was possibly because of the medications I’m on, but … Continue reading

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A Medaling Affair?

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 example of Tom Eagles, he sports a variety of legion medals, approximately … Continue reading

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