Tuesday, August 16, 2011

The prefix "Royal" sounds good

Why had the Liberals done away with something good?   Actually, why do I even bother to ask, eh?  There's no rhyme or reason to anything the Left does.

....Meanwhile, Gen. Walter Natynczyk, chief of the defence staff, announced the decision to bring back the word "royal" for the official names of the two branches of the military in a memo posted on Monday on the military discussion site Milnet.ca.

"The initiative to restore the historic names of Canada's . . . former services is aimed at restoring an important and recognizable part of Canada's military heritage," Natynczyk said.

"These were the services that fought and emerged victorious from the Second World War and Korea and contributed to the defence of Europe and North America from the early days of the Cold War," Natynczyk said.

"These were also the services that paved the way in terms of international peacekeeping missions.".....

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