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Somewhat tarnished

It’s quite sad to see historical pieces of the military fade into a rusted and tarnished state – years of exposure to the elements with no care or maintenance betray the labours of the men and women who worked on … 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 Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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RCAF dog

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

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Oh Canada

Images by Katherine © 2012 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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A bit of Pride

I often have a slightly different way of looking at things – an attribute that has come in handy from time to time. It’s also helped to shape my view of the choices that people make. The short version is … Continue reading

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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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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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Maple Leaf Monkey

My little monkey buddy and some special maple leaves. more images in a girlgeekcat album… Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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A welcome sight

A Bell CH-146 Griffon from 424 (Tiger) Search and Rescue/Transport Squadron flying over Lake Ontario enroute to 8 Wing/CFB Trenton. In service in Canada since 1995, the Griffon is used primarily to support Army training, and other tasks including search … Continue reading

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Grey days

A Royal Canadian Air Force Polaris flying circuits over the Bay of Quinte as it approaches CFB Trenton. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2011

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