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Our Pretend veterans???

Why today’s veterans avoid the Royal Canadian Legion Most members of today’s Legion have never spent a day in military uniform by Robert Smol November 10, 2016 8:00 AM The Three Associate members photographed here have approx. 29/30 medals between … Continue reading

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Letter to Governor General Secretary – Medals and Awards

This is a letter I emailed last year (13th Dec 2016) and to date have not received a response. I have a problem wondering why these government departments, take such a long time to answer, indeed if they do answer … Continue reading

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My Top Poster Boys of 2016

Here are my two top picks for Legion Poster Boys for the year of 2016. These two legion associate members have between them a total of TWENTY medals. None of these medals have been earned in the service of their … Continue reading

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New Veterans not joining Legion.

This is a good follow up to my blog from yesterday and confirms much of what I have already stated. While legions across Canada will fill with veterans of all ages on Remembrance Day, some younger veterans say it isn’t … Continue reading

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Our Pretend Veterans

Why today’s veterans avoid the Royal Canadian Legion Most members of today’s Legion have never spent a day in military uniform by Robert Smol November 10, 2016 8:00 AM Expand DND Little seems to be standing in the way of … Continue reading

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Calling Out The Great Veteran Pretender

I apologized in my blog post dated 22nd November as I could not copy or paste a very interesting article in Esprit de Corps. Esprit de Corps is a well respected publication dealing with all things military.  With the help … Continue reading

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Letter from James Smith

I like to show letters I receive from other people who support and disagree with my views. I have added to this blog a letter received from one James Smith. James clearly does not agree with me on most points. … Continue reading

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Royal 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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Legion Medals are Not Real Medals

Hi Folks! just a little Legion talks this morning. This photo appeared in today’s Guardian newspaper. The medal bedeck person in the photo is Claus Broderson, he is the chairman of PEI Provincial Command, Wow!!!! He is also the guy … Continue reading

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