The producers of the Paratroopers movie project have commissioned a limited edition print by the world famous aviation artist Robert Bailey to support the movie. Prints are available for $149 from http://www.paratroopers.ca or directly from Dixon Christie at email@example.com. For those who have not heard about the project, Paratroopers is the history of Canada’s military [...]
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I noticed this print for sale online today and thought that one of you might like it. I am not selling this, nor do I know the seller. Make sure you do due diligence before purchasing. He is asking $100 and the print is in Gatineau. Click here to view the sale.
Capt. Richard Leary of the PPCLI was killed today in the Panjwaii district of Afghanistan when his patrol came under fire. Our thoughts go out to another fallen brother and to his family.
Mike Starker returned to Canada yesterday. Mike became the 83rd Canadian Soldier to die in Afghanistan when he died last Tuesday in southern Afghanistan when his patrol was ambushed. His family issued a statement saying: “Mike loved being a paramedic with Calgary EMS and loved being a soldier in the Canadian Forces, especially his time [...]
To celebrate the upcoming 40th anniversary of the creation of the Canadian Airborne Regiment on the 8th of April 1968, the Airborne Association has released a special commemorative challenge coin. Each coin has a registration number with the Canadian Airborne Regiment hat badge on one side and the ExCoelis on the other. Click on the [...]
The Airborne Regiment Association is offering a special commemorative jump knife to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Canadian Airborne Regiment on the 8th of April 1968. Each knife has a registration number with a Pegasus symbol on one side of the blade and the Canadian parachute wings on the other. You will have [...]
Today, our thoughts and our prayers go out to the families, friends and comrades of six more of our brothers who died in combat in Afghanistan yesterday. They, along with their interpreter, were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the Panjwaii district about 20km southwest of Kandahar. The explosion happened as the [...]
The Canadian Airborne Forces Association (CAFA) / Association des Forces Aéroportées du Canada (AFAC) has launched new website at http://www.canadianairborneforces.ca/ CAFA is the umbrella organization for all airborne associations within the Canadian Airborne Brotherhood. Head over to their website for information on joining, events and links to other Airborne sites.
With Christmas fast approaching, what better time to introduce you to a new project in support of our military families. As you all know, military wives and mothers have always kept the home fires burning. More than ever in recent times, military families are called upon to be strong in the face of constant stresses [...]
Warrant Officer Robert R Hubley will be celebrating his 70th birthday on November 27th. He served with the Regiment in Kingston from 1995 to 1958 and then with Airborne HQ and Signal Squadron in Edmonton from 1973 to 1977. During his 27 years of service he did 7 UN tours. On behalf of everyone at [...]