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Gander the Newfoundland Soldier

It is not uncommon to hear stories of Newfoundlands saving people, but one showed bravery beyond what is expected, even from man’s best friend. His name was Gander and he gave his life protecting Canadian soldiers in the war zones of Hong Kong Island during World War II. 326 more words

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The Final Interview

THE FINAL INSPECTION

The soldier stood and faced God,
which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining,
Just as brightly as his brass. 370 more words

Letters: Ernest Côté: ‘Canada has lost a proud veteran’

About eight months ago, I had the honour, alongside the Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer Kevin West, of attending the ceremonies in France commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day landings. 512 more words

Letters

College Is Not For Everyone

I started college, but should you?

The question is highly dependent on your individual situation.  I don’t recommend it for all veterans, but I would recommend that all of us at least consider it, especially considering that you can pretty much go to school for free using the Post-9/11 G.I. 890 more words