NATO Veterans Organization of Canada
Organisation canadienne des vétérans de l’OTAN
A Voice for today’s Veterans ~ Une voix pour les vétérans d’aujourd’hui
November 11th Remembrance Day should not be the only day we remember veterans who made the supreme sacrifice - or now Veterans week - but that is the way it is. It is definitely not the time for demonstrations - and that is the way it is or should be also. NATO Vets are participating in remembering everywhere- from the Senate excellent Remembrance Ceremony Ottawa - to a small wreath laying in an outpost memorial in Newfoundland. The sentiment is the same -We Will Remember Them more...
Rememberance Day 2013
National Military Cemetery of Canadian Forces Ceremony Continue...
NATO Veterans Organization of Canada is now on Facebook. With the help of Richard Blackwolf our facebook page has been born. Gord Jenkins is doing some of the administring and is looking forward to using social media to spread the word. Check out our facebook page
Ottawa- The app, called OSI Connect, provides information and assistance for people living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, substance abuse and other types of OSIs, as well as their family members.
OSI Connect was created by the Royal Ottawa OSI Clinic, which is one of 10 OSI clinics across Canada funded by VAC. The app is also a resource for professionals who work with individuals who could be suffering from an OSI.more...
Little Known Tidbit of Naval History
The U. S. S... Constitution (Old Ironsides), as a combat vessel, carried 48,600 gallons of fresh water for her crew of 475 officers and men. This was sufficient to last six months of sustained operations at sea. She carried no evaporators (i.e. fresh water distillers). However, let it be noted that according to her ship's log, "On July 27, 1798, the U.S.S. Constitution sailed from Boston with a full complement of 475 officers and men, 48,600 gallons of fresh water, 7,400 cannon shot, 11,600 pounds of black powder and 79,400 gallons of rum ." more...
Government Announces Priority Hiring for Injured Veterans
Toronto — The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced new legislation intended to provide medically released Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) who were injured in service to Canada the top level of priority consideration for job openings in the public service. The announcement was made at a news conference held at the 5th Annual Tribute Dinner hosted by True Patriot Love Foundation. continue..
November 11 2013