An inspiring story about John Borling, the US airman whose poems, tapped out in code in the notorious North Vietnamese prison, the “Hanoi Hilton”, kept alive the hearts and souls […]
It’s astonishing to me that over 30,000 people signed a petition calling on the White House to “build the “Star Wars” inspired super-weapon to spur job growth and bolster national […]
My work at Suffield also takes place outside the chapel. A garrison padre’s lot is generally a quite one. People are busy in their workshops and offices, and other than […]
During World War Two, Canadian soldiers, who were often more Canadian than they were soldiers, citizens putting up with hardship and absurdity to do a necessary and unpleasant job, laughed […]
Vera Lynn left some pretty big high-heeled shoes to fill but apparently Richard Rhodes is the man to fill them. Rhodes, who goes by the stage name of Cookie Monstar, […]
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot indeed. Sent to my by my nephew Tom. Obviously Eastern European armies have different regs on chaplains bearing arms than we do.
This one cracks me up every Christmas.
I’m currently reading American author Tom Paine’s comic novel from 2003, The Pearl of Kuwait, about some US marines who go AWOL to rescue a beautiful princess after Saddam Hussein […]
This is what it looked like in the Halifax Metro Centre last night at the final dress rehearsal of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. I was able to attend […]
This beast has been developed by the British Army to protect soldiers from Improvised Explosive Devices, the insurgents’ weapon of choice in Afghanistan. A Buffalo mine protection vehicle with a […]