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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
Posted in HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, veterans Tagged Boy Scouts, cadets, imitation medals, Legion 4 Comments
The Royal Commercial Legion?
This is a new venture for the Legion, promoting cell phone plans. I’m not interested and of course I wouldn’t qualify not being a member. I have not checked out this offer to see if it is a good deal. … Continue reading
Posted in HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, veterans Tagged charging members, commercializing, commissions, inticing, Legion, luring, we need your money. 1 Comment
Esprit de Corps Article–“Calling Out The Great Veteran Pretender”
I have just received a very interesting article from Esprit de Corps, a well respected publication that deals with all things military. Indeed, the article relates too and confirms many of the things I have posted on this blog regarding … Continue reading
Legion Message from the National President
Wow!!! since last week I have received over sixteen thousand hits and numbers are still climbing. There is no question many people are angry with the legion. Letter from National President. To be fair we should recognize the new President … Continue reading
Posted in family, HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, veterans Tagged change, Legion, medals, Remembrance, veterans Leave a comment
Where is the Legion???Norwegian Sailor!
This is a very difficult story to believe!!! Not an eligible veteran? I cannot understand Veterans Affairs turning this man down, surely the proof is overwhelmingly in his favour. They have his Naval identity book, it states Royal Norwegian Navy … Continue reading
Posted in HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, veterans Tagged history, Legion, medals, missing legion., norwegian navy, proof, veteran, veteran affairs, war Leave a comment
Legion Refuse to Budge
I was quite surprised to see in today’s paper my article(Guest Opinion) on the wearing of medals. My continuing struggle to have an unnecessary law changed. Section 419 of the criminal code states if a widow-mother or family member wears … Continue reading
Posted in military, veterans Tagged change the law, Legion, medals, no error., not budge, on the right side, Remembrance Day, resolution Leave a comment
The Royal Canadian Legion Today— Continued
I received an amazing amount of hits regarding yesterday’s blog about the Legions and the need for change. Of the great support I received I wanted to post one particular letter of interest. It poses the Legion executive as a … Continue reading
Letter to the Editor— Same Subject Today!!
I was more than a little surprised to open the Guardian this morning (Oct 31st)and find my letter there. It is barely 24 hours since I posted it online(Oct 30th 8am) and already it is in print in the daily … Continue reading
Posted in family, HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, politics, veterans Tagged globe and mail, ideal timing., Legion, legionaries, medals, opposition, poppy campaign, topic, wearing medals Leave a comment
The Wearing of Medals (Letter to the Editor)
My finger is poised over the send button as I prepare to send out this final letter on the subject in the heading. I have attached a copy of the letter below for you to read. I have waited for … Continue reading
Posted in family, HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, politics, The Royal Navy & Me, veterans Tagged arrest, Commonwealth, laws, Legion, letter to the editor, medals, Remembrance 2 Comments
Canadian Dept of Justice
This is a direct quote from the web site of the Canadian Dept of Justice. Question— Can I wear my relative’s medals? Medals may only be worn by the veteran. This is considered of such high importance that it is … Continue reading
Posted in family, military, veterans Tagged Canada, daughter, deceased medals, Dept of Justice., Legion, medals, parent, senseless law., son, unnecessary law, veterans, widow Leave a comment