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Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial

A visit to the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial at night, when there are few people, and the shadows and light change the feeling of the memorial. In the distant background perimeter and air field lights at 8 Wing/CFB Trenton fill the … Continue reading

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We stand on guard for thee

The men and women of the Canadian Forces… and their families… and their communities… and those who won’t forget. Images by Katherine © 2012 CKB

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RCAF dog

Yes – Royal Canadian Air Force dog wearing his 8 Wing tartan. Images by Katherine © 2012 CKB

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Oh Canada

Images by Katherine © 2012 CKB

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The Bison

Produced by General Motors Diesel Division (now General Dynamics Land Systems Canada) in London, Ontario, the Canadian Forces Bison armoured personnel carrier is based on the 8×8 MOWAG Piranha II platform. The Bison differs from the baseline Piranha II by … Continue reading

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The hill of stupidity

I thought this little hill would be an interesting place to take a few pictures, as it is one of the higher areas in Trenton, and it’s one of the few areas that are still in somewhat of a natural … Continue reading

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Coyote Reconnaissance Vehicle

The Coyote Reconnaissance Vehicle is a light armoured fighting vehicle built by General Dynamics Land Systems Canada for the Canadian Forces, for use in the reconnaissance role. Its eight-wheeled design is a licensed version of the Swiss MOWAG Piranha 8×8. … Continue reading

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A deuce and a half

The M135 is a 2 1/2 ton truck made by General Motors Corporation (GMC). Also referred to as a "Deuce-and-a-half". While in came in several different variations, the most common was the cargo version. You could hold a dozen troops … Continue reading

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CFLAWC – Baker Island

The Canadian Forces Land Advanced Warfare Centre (CFLAWC) has been located at 8 Wing since 1996. As a National School, the CFLAWC’s mission is to "Support the generation and deployment of combat ready forces through the conduct of parachute-related training … Continue reading

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Wet, grey and yellow

A wet day as a CC-130 Hercules and a CH-146 Griffon helicopter from 424 (Tiger) Squadron wait to be called out to perform search and rescue tasks.

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