Category Archives: Army

A moment in time – Victoria day parade

A moment in time at the Victoria Day Parade in Victoria – I linked this to a larger version so you can get a good look at a scene that could have been shot 50 years ago… Related Posts:Before the … Continue reading

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Okisollo

Okisollo in Brown’s Bay Colonel Lawson was built by Vancouver Shipyards Limited in 1944 as a workboat for the Canadian Army (Royal Canadian Army Service Corps). During the Second World War she was operated by the Canadian Army Pacific Command … Continue reading

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Navistar Defence LLC 7000-MV Medium Logistics truck

A Canadian Army Navistar Defence LLC 7000-MV  Medium Logistics truck at Workpoint, near CFB Esquimalt. The civilian designation of the 7000-MV is Navistar 7400 SFA 6×6. Related Posts:HMCS YellowknifeNanaimo in NanaimoAt the quarryThe construction site

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The Melville collection

I rarely photograph people, so when I do there’s usually a very good reason – as in the case of Comox Valley military historian Roberta Melville. I had the pleasure of viewing some of Roberta’s extensive collection of Army equipment … Continue reading

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Comox Armed Forces Day and Air Show

The 2015 19 Wing Comox Armed Forces Day and Air Show is fast approaching – this is a great family event with interesting displays, and lots of flying! Saturday August 15, 2015 Related Posts:CFB Comox Armed Forces Day 2015Canadian Armed … Continue reading

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RCAF CH-146 Griffon

Soldiers from the Canadian Scottish Regiment aboard an RCAF CH-146 Griffon tactical helicopter at 19 Wing/CFB Comox. The CH-146 is the Canadian military designation for the Bell 412CF, a modified Bell 412, ordered by Canada in 1992. The CH-146 was … Continue reading

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