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  1. Baloo

    RE: Assistance Obtaining PO / EO / Course Syllabus

    All, I do not have access to the DIN right now, so was hoping that someone would be able to assist. I am looking for a couple of items, as I've obviously shed some paperwork and old documents through my life. I am looking for the following: - Any course syllabus / PO and EO lists for the old...
  2. Baloo

    North East Arms AR Platforms

    All, I am looking to get into the AR market for the first time and I had someone refer me to North East Arms, as a possible competitor. Is there anyone out here with opinions? I've contacted a couple distributors who say that they have had zero complaints from shooters and buyers, to a friend...
  3. Baloo

    The Eagle Went Over the Mountain -- Force Recon Pl AAR

    http://www.michaelyon-online.com/the-eagle-went-over-the-mountain.htm Shared with the usual copyright details. Thoughts?
  4. Baloo

    The Star: An "Investigation" into Afghanistan and Violence in Canada

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    "Whose War Is It?" by J. L. Granatstein

    From the author that brought us "Who Killed the Canadian Military?" and "Canada's Army: Waging War and Keeping the Peace" comes his latest book, "Whose War Is It?". Published in 2007, it contains many modern and current examples of policy within the nation, from past governments to ideas being...
  6. Baloo

    Boots - Where to buy in Canada (retail)?

    In the past couple of days, I have been looking more into getting a new pair of boots. I've been swearing by the Mk IIIs with SOLE insoles for the past year and change, however, in Gagetown this past summer, I got involved with a lot more people with non-issued footwear. And for Phase III, I...
  7. Baloo

    Army.ca Famous in the News...The Star, That Is

    Well, I opened today's Toronto Star to discover what, exactly? An article about 'bloggers' talking about the wounded danger pay situation. So I read more into it, and why...if it isn't about our own glorious Army.ca, with candid comments from some of our esteemed members. Names ommitted of...
  8. Baloo

    Off CAP...Four Days Before Flight

    Well, here's my tale of woe. For the past three months, I have been listed as being on the BOTP II and CAP courses taking place this summer. All's well and good. Couple weeks ago, got the BOTP II all finished, bid everyone on the course goodbye, and see them in the summer. Week after, I head to...
  9. Baloo

    AH-1W Cobra Video...Featuring Samuel L.

    Good soundover from Pulp Fiction and Samuel L. and good tracks playing. Oh, and the explosions aren't too shabby either. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2184649266159259417&q=gunship%22
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    Sudden questions regarding LAV III and roll-overs

    http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2005/11/25/afghan-death051125.html Ah, yes. Now the LAV IIIs are coming under scrutiny. I wonder when this will end, until each piece of equipment we use is not longer safe. RIP Braun.
  11. Baloo

    Thee Chuck Norris Thread

    http://www.4q.cc/chuck/index.php?topthirty Some good ones: Chuck Norris' tears cure cancer. Too bad he has never cried. Chuck Norris's girlfriend once asked him how much wood a woodchuck could chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood. He then shouted, "HOW DARE YOU RHYME IN THE PRESENCE OF CHUCK...
  12. Baloo

    Tension in Barents Sea

    http://www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article1136441.ece http://www.tass.ru/eng/level2.html?NewsID=2528463&PageNum=0
  13. Baloo

    Attention Highland / Scottish Regiments...

    ... The new "best friend" is here. Myotonic goats. Or fainting, stiff leg, wooden leg, Tennessee goats. http://www.acurrentaffair.com/funny/faiting_goats_small.wmv
  14. Baloo

    California National Guard Suggests Throwback to Pershings Tactics

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050713/ap_on_re_us/national_guard_islam The Israelis currently (or perhaps, formerly) practiced this type of idea in buses, to deter suicide bombers, correct? Or is that a myth?
  15. Baloo

    US Spy Plane Crash

    US spy plane crashes in Asia, pilot dead A US Air Force U-2 spy plane has crashed in south-west Asia killing its pilot, the military said in a statement released in Baghdad. "The pilot completed flying a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (in Afghanistan) and was returning to...
  16. Baloo

    How do YOU put your pants on?

    The question came up at a recent...uhm...social gathering of the non-alcoholic nature  ;) ...and, it caused some thinking. After you [insert own witty comment], how do you get your pants on? Well? Button then zipper would be my choice.
  17. Baloo

    Why Man Created Video

    Well, I think this video might just be the reason. Wait, I take that back.  ;D . But this is a close second. WARNING. Music has explicit lyrics and some viewers might wince at the oncoming pain train. Enjoy. http://www.putfile.com/media.php?n=PWN4GEwmv
  18. Baloo

    Best Hockey Goalie Fights

    Well, I was missing hockey tonight (again...) and so, I thought I'd rekindle some fond memories of the NHLs best goalie fights. Rare, sometimes laughable, but always enjoyable. I always loved watching Gilmour crack up when Potvin and Hextall met. However, my personal favourite was watching...
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    Royal Dragoon Guards Lost...

    ...and they want to know the way to Armarillo. http://www.big-boys.com/articles/armyrillo.html ;D EDIT: ALREADY POSTED! Mod, can you delete this?
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    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4330039.stm Chechen leader Maskhadov 'killed' Maskhadov's body as shown on Russian TV Russia blamed Maskhadov for a series of attacks Russian forces say Chechen rebel leader Aslan Maskhadov has been killed. Russian television showed pictures of a body...