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DND misled and stonewalled Information Commissioner over records related to Afghan helicopter crash

The Department of National Defence misled and stonewalled the country’s information commissioner and the media over records related to a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, writes… 639 more words

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Afghanische Landschaften: Quer durchs Land 1

Hiermit nehme ich meine Fotoblogs wieder auf, mit deren Hilfe ich meine in den letzten 15 Jahren – meist neben der Arbeit – “geschossenen” Fotos (im Sinne von Schnappschuss) einem etwas breiteren Publikum zugänglich machen möchte. 163 more words


Thank a Veteran.

Speaking of veterans today, I’d like to mention that our own little online circle is honored to have one among us.  Blog Correspondent Pete Harrison is not only our expert on all things horror-related, but also someone who has served his country with distinction. 92 more words

'War Story' series turns focus to Afghanistan ahead of Remembrance Day

TORONTO – It took about a year for retired Master Cpl. Paul Franklin to accept the fact that he’ll spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair. 908 more words


New Defence Minister Sajjan still in the Canadian military

Canada’s new minister of National Defence is still a serving member of the Canadian Forces, putting him in the unusual position of theoretically having to take orders from generals who are supposed to answer to him. 519 more words


Military police watchdog to investigate alleged abuse of Afghan detainees

OTTAWA – A politically explosive controversy that haunted the Harper government throughout the Afghan war blew up again Thursday as the Military Police Complaints Commission said it would investigate fresh allegations of prisoner abuse from the end of Canada’s five-year campaign in Kandahar. 752 more words


Meet Harjit Sajjan: Canada's new defence minister and Afghan combat veteran

OTTAWA – When Harjit Singh Sajjan went to join the Canadian military 26 years ago, he was rejected by the first unit where he applied. 680 more words