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Changes to service medals announced

Changes to service medals announced

January 14, 2020 at 9:38 am

Maple Leaf As part of Strong, Secure, Engaged, (SSE 7), the Government of Canada is modernizing the Canadian Armed Forces Honours and Awards system to ensure military members’ service to Canada is recognized in a more timely and appropriate manner. This initiative encompasses the modernization of the overseas service recognition framework. The objective is to make service medals more accessible and flexible to make sure that Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members receive appropriate recognition forRead More

From left: Acting Wing Commander LCol J. Pilon, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 211 Chairman Rick Russell, 4 Wing CWO R. Nault, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 211 Executive Member Mary MacKay, and City of Cold Lake Councillor Duane Lay donned their Legion poppies on Thursday Oct. 25, 2018.

Century of history – Countdown to the hundred-year anniversary of the armistice

October 30, 2018 at 10:13 am

CHRISTOPHER KING, One hundred years after the armistice was signed between the Allied and Central powers, Remembrance Day continues the tradition of honouring the sacrifices and educating the new generations about the cost of war. Leading up to Nov. 11, 2018, the Cold Lake Royal Canadian Legion Branch 211 pinned poppies onto the 4 Wing leadership team as well as a Cold Lake city councillor Duane Lay. Lieutenant-Colonel (Lt.-Col.) Jonathan Pilon, acting Wing Commander, saidRead More