Olympic Security from a Troopers’ PerspectiveFriday, February 12, 2010
The sound of the horn blasts in two shorts beeps, then continues simultaneously as organized chaos invokes the camp to move. In a flurry of activity, the sound of the warning alarm clears a full mess tent in seconds.
Just One Question for ArnoldMonday, February 1, 2010
On the morning of January 5th, A Sqn TFA 1-10 departed for the National Training Center (NTC) in Ft. Irwin, California. It was a nice climate change from chilly Edmonton. The temperature rose as high as 20°c in the day and averaged 6°c at night.
Tour Experience – A Personal ReflectionTuesday, January 26, 2010
My name is Corporal John Welyki from the British Columbia Regiment currently augmenting B Squadron of Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) overseas in Afghanistan as part of Task Force 3-09 Battle Group.
Walking in a Dusty Wonderland - A Brief Note from Officer Commanding B SquadronFriday, January 15, 2010
Christmas found B Squadron again this year. Spirits were quite high, even though most silently wished that they could be home with family to celebrate the season.
Ghar NotesFriday, January 15, 2010
Holidays. A time of celebration for all, back home. Whether family at Christmas, friends at New Years, or comrades at Regimental Shindigs
Trooper Hazen’s Tour So FarFriday, January 15, 2010
Hello everyone, my name is Trooper Rebecca Hazen. I have been in Afghanistan for just over four months. There has been a high tempo for the Squadron with all the demands for the tanks, and that high tempo has been no exception for me.
CDU-C Makes a House CallFriday, January 15, 2010
An unseasonably warm January morning was the setting for a visit by 12 personnel from the medical staff of the CDU-C. The visit started out well, as they arrived just in time for coffee and cookies in the Mariner Room.
An Evening With the Edmonton OilersFriday, January 15, 2010
Thursday, January 7th was a bitter cold night even to the most weathered Edmontonian. This night though, the cold just didn’t seem to matter. Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the Edmonton Oilers, 12 Strathconas including 6 from C Sqn had the rare
F Coy Ex STEELE WINTERMonday, January 11, 2010
Foxtrot Company (F Coy) mounted up on Hallowe’en Eve from Vancouver destined for Revelstoke, British Columbia, to tackle their winter warfare practical exercise, Ex STEELE WINTER.
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