Interesting Experience

Recruiting to the Military for me was one of the most amazing experiences in my life. I am Canadian so the process is different than the USA. The Canadian Forces don’t go around to High Schools and recruit everyone graduating, that I was aware of anyhow. You can go down to their headquarters and apply when you become of age. But offices are usually down town and you have to actually make an effort to go to them. Continue reading “Interesting Experience”

Against All Odds

Have you ever had that one moment where you thought to yourself, “This is it, life is over”.  Not in the literal sense but in the metaphorical sense?  Maybe you had a death in the family which devastated you.  Maybe you didn’t get that promotion at work your family depended on.  Maybe you had a severe car accident that paralyzed you.  So many things in life we have no control over and let’s face it, life is hard. Continue reading “Against All Odds”

Only Look Back To See How Far You’ve Come

Only Look Back To See How Far You’ve Come

One year ago today I was medically released from the Canadian Armed Forces as a Military Police Officer.  I sustained a life altering back injury while on duty.  I now have an implant in my back which makes me “Undeployable”.  I LOVED my time in the service and try not to let my injury dictate my life or my limits.  It’s not always easy and sometimes I take it day by day.  But that’s all I need it one day more than the last.  I only look back to see how far I’ve come Continue reading “Only Look Back To See How Far You’ve Come”

Happy Veterans Day/Remembrance Day

Happy Veterans Day/Remembrance Day

November 11th will always be a special day for me.  It allows me to reflect on my time serving my country and to be grateful for all the men and women who I served with and the thousands of men and women who still continue to serve and those before us who served and gave their lives so that we may enjoy the freedoms we enjoy and likely take for granted every single day.

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