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    WO Lloyd Ashley Brace - 27 August 2018

    May he Rest In Peace! https://necrocanada.com/obituaries-2018/lloyd-ashley-brace-april-15-1979-august-27-2018/#.W4mTeu1zaUk BRACE, Lloyd Ashley, Warrant Officer – Age 39, Greenwood, passed away suddenly on Monday, August 27, 2018, at home. Born in Saint John, N.B., he was a son of Randy D. and...
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    Dr. Mark Zamorski, MSM - worked for CAF Director of Mental Health

    Mark Allen Zamorski M.D. MSM April 26, 1962 -  August 17, 2018 Dr. Mark Allen Zamorski, MSM died peacefully at the Ottawa General Hospital on 17th August in Ottawa, Ontario at the age of 56. Mark was born in 1962 in Pontiac, Michigan to Emil Joseph and Phyllis Joan (Schrieder) Zamorski. He...
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    Guides for Physicians who treat military families

    This may be of value to members of CAF to share when they finally secure a family physician or primary care practitioner. http://bccfp.bc.ca/news/working-enhance-access-health-care-canadas-military-families/ http://www.cfpc.ca/uploadedFiles/CPD/BAG_Military_Families_EN_FINAL.pdf Key...
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    Canadian Letters and Images Project - Wonderful Research Resource

    If you are searching for first person accounts of Canadians at War check this out: http://www.canadianletters.ca/ The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an online (searchable) archive of the Canadian war experience, from any war, as told through the letters and images of Canadians...
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    Ronda Rousey's MMA dominance comes to an end - Holm's KO

    https://twitter.com/HuffPostSports/status/665769653717884928?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet We often grow stronger from "de-feet"  :nod:  Maybe Ronda should hold off on the talk about beating up on Floyd Mayweather.  Boxers like Holly Holm have striking power and endurance.
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    Colourful Change of Command Ceremony in Trenton - Elvis+

    Things are always entertaining in Trenton: Shared in accordance with the "fair dealing" provisions, Section 29, of the Copyright Act. http://www.trentonian.ca/2015/08/11/colourful-command-change-at-cfb-trenton CFB TRENTON - The first order issued by the new Commanding Officer of Canada`s...
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    Surgeon General's Mental Health Strategy

    Released in October 2013 but not receiving much coverage in the press: http://www.forces.gc.ca/assets/FORCES_Internet/docs/en/about-reports-pubs-health/surg-gen-mental-health-strategy.pdf Page 9 gives a great representation of the Evolution of Mental Health research by and in the CF. On page...
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    Book Recommendation for PTSD, MTBI, Post-deployment Issues

    Once a Warrior--Always a Warrior: Navigating the Transition from Combat to Home--Including Combat Stress, PTSD, and mTBI by Charles W. Hoge | Trade Paperback Col Hoge introduces language and concepts that are soldier specific rather than the 'victim language of civilian trauma world'.
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    Shoulder to Shoulder (S2S) - CF Program to Support Families of Fallen

    http://www.familyforce.ca/sites/ShouldertoShoulder/EN/Pages/default.aspx From the About page: About the Shoulder to Shoulder Network No one is ever prepared for the death of a loved one. In the immediate days and weeks following the death you probably received what felt like an overwhelming...
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    Attack on ISAF HQ - Car Bomb kills 7, wounds 91 in Kabul

    Suicide bombers continue to kill and injure Afghans to ensure instability as election approaches.  Killing your own people in the name of...with a goal of...? http://www.cbc.ca/crossroads-afghanistan/story/2009/08/15/afghanistan-explosion.html A suicide car bomb exploded near the main gate of...
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    Frostnipped Elf------> Simian Turner

    Since I am going back to school (similar to the Old School Movie) and my wintry moniker has grown tiresome, I thought I would dig up two apt names from my past. Simian comes from my ubiquitous body hair except on the shiny dome. Turner comes from my nickname Tina Turner when after too many (or a...
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    Sniper One by Sgt. Dan Mills (1st Bn The PWRR at Al Amarah)

    I borrowed Sniper One: On Scope and Under Siege with a Sniper Team in Iraq from the local library (same visit as Contact Charlie). Book is praised by The Sun (U.K.) as, "The most vivid account ever of total combat on Iraq's front lines." IMHO, it is a boastful account by a sniper platoon leader...
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    CF H Svcs C (O)/Montfort Hospital Project website - Inter/Intranet

    http://www.forces.gc.ca/Montfort/ Some good info for those in NCR, including accessing care FAQs.
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    Back Surgery - Your experiences

    I am looking for personal observations regarding lower lumbar spine surgery as a result of herniated disc(s). Conversely any personal successes in overcoming disc degeneration/injury without the requirement for surgery. Physio, chiro, medication, alternative therapy, surgery, recovery, etc.
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    Hold Me Tight - Sue Johnson

    I am wondering if anyone has heard of Sue Johnson and/or read her book "Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love " Her book can be found at http://www.amazon.com/Hold-Me-Tight-Conversations-Lifetime/dp/031611300X Article posted IAW appropriate provision of Copyright Act...
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    New DGHS Announced

    MGen Peter Devlin will become DG Health Services.  The first non-HS leader of the HS community.  This returns leadership of HS to a MGen rank and the Surg Gen as a BGen.  He knows HS well as he was the COS previously. See topic for entire list of 2008 appointments -...
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    Jan 08 - Honours and Recognition

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    BGen (Ret) Claude Auger dies at 56

    http://www.legacy.com/Can/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=99800630 AUGER, Claude Brigadier-General - Retired CD, MD, FRCSC February 8, 1951 - December 16, 2007 Peacefully at home surrounded by his family at the age of 56 years. Claude Auger, beloved husband of Lise Auger (nee Poirier)...
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    Translation - Pictograms

    An interesting series of visual translators is available at: http://www.kwikpoint.com/ One for the PC aide-memoire/toolbox.  Anyone using these currently? Edit:  For clarity.
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    Re: Army.ca Transfer of Ownership [ The Deleted Posts}

    Mike Please tell us that you tell us 12:01 am on 2 April 2006 - "April Fools, you silly buggers."