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Judge orders Edmonton military officer to face trial on sex charges

(*EDITOR’S NOTE: On Nov. 4, 2016, the charges against Lt.-Col. Mason Stalker were dropped by the Alberta Crown.)

READ MORE: Alberta Crown withdraws sex crime charges against high-ranking military officer… 130 more words

Canada

Soldiers look back on Afghanistan mission 10 years later

As families fished off the main pier and children screeched at the cold, lapping waves along the shore, 50 people gathered for a more solemn affair Sunday at Regina Beach. 558 more words

Local News

Competition shooting and its role in the gunfight: A practical fact based approach to armed professional training

Competition shooting and its role in the gunfight: A practical fact based approach to armed professional training
by Shaun Arntsen

As promised, Shaun Arntsen released his follow-up article and I’m posting it here. 2,163 more words

Guest Article

Competition Shooting vs. the Two Way Range

A synopsis and response to a recent article citing “problems” with competitive shooting. The synopsis is needed because most of the article devolves into typical “competition ain’t two way” pontification that doesn’t address the point the author claims to be making. 723 more words

MilitaryMarksman

Kap'yong Day

Today is Kap’yong Day. Details of the battle are available online and there is a useful series of 4 videos, too. Suffice it to say that, as first the US divisions and then the South Korean forces weakened and withdrew, only three units remained to hold off a massive Chinese attack: 49 more words

Australia

'If you sweat up there, you die'; Edmonton soldiers participate in dangerous Arctic operation

EDMONTON — Troops from Edmonton recently carried out a military operation in one of the most extreme climates on earth. Exercise Arctic Ram had troops parachute into the Arctic and participate in a ground mission at -50ºC. 689 more words

News

Edmonton-based soldiers head north for parachute mission to the Arctic

“If we don’t get in the air soon, I’m going to piss myself.”

The soldier next to me has been wriggling in his seat for the last few minutes, looking everywhere for some sign of relief. 1,017 more words

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