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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten. Veteran Sgt. Larry Burden ( #35982), who served  in “E” Division for 20 years, has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by specific date. Nearly every day, Larry sends out […]

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Gone But Not Forgotten – January to April 2019

When a RCMP Veteran passes away, their old colleagues pause for a moment to reflect on the good times they had and the memories they created. Despite the times that the deceased member was serving their communities and away from their families, the Veteran’s family members are extremely proud of the contributions made by the […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten. Veteran Sgt. Larry Burden ( #35982), who served  in “E” Division for 20 years, has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by specific date. Nearly every day, Larry sends out […]

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Did You Know?

Ferguson Manor at the corner of 152 St and 82nd Ave, Surrey, is named after  Sergeant Amos Gordon Ferguson – Regimental # 5905RNWMP & RCMP I spent five years at Surrey Detachment in the early 1990s and each year attended Remembrance Day Services in one of the Town Centres. Later, in retirement, I worked in the […]

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Humour in Uniform

The following story is taken from the Royal Military College Club’s magazine “The Marker” originally published October 10, 1952, which had been reprinted it from the Royal Canadian Signals Quarterly. This and other stories can be found in a collection of short stories by Anthony Armstrong, called ‘Warriors Paraded.’   Warriors Paraded is a collection of very entertaining and funny stories about the peacetime […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten. Veteran Sgt. Larry Burden ( #35982), who served  in “E” Division for 20 years, has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by specific date. Nearly every day, Larry sends out […]

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Where Was This Picture Taken?

The dreaded vehicle inspection by the Officer Commanding!  Note he has his swagger stick firmly placed under his arm.  No doubt to be used to point out the deficiencies in cleanliness of a member’s police vehicle.  One could imagine the grumbling that went on as the members washed and cleaned their police cars, which appear […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten. Veteran Sgt. Larry Burden ( #35982), who served  in “E” Division for 20 years, has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by specific date. Nearly every day, Larry sends out […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten. Veteran Sgt. Larry Burden ( #35982), who served  in “E” Division for 20 years, has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by specific date. Nearly every day, Larry sends out […]

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Who are These Members – Musical Ride – 1957?

I received so many great responses to an earlier posting of “Who is this Member?” It turned out to be a photo of Cpl. Eddie Hill of the Equitation Staff at “N” Division in the early 1950s I thought I would try one more time with some publicity photos taken of Musical Ride members around 1956/57. It may […]

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