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Cafba News - 15 Aug 2004 - Volume 8
A Publication of the Canadian Air Force Brats Association
Where Being A Brat Is A Good Thing!
email: webmaster@cafba.ca
10877 members and growing! Let's find everyone.
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In This Issue:

  1. Welcome Back
  2. Today's Quote - Yesterday's Saying
  3. Get Your Free Gift
  4. Cafba Website Updates
    • The Main Page!
    • Other More Important Stuff
    • Happy Birthday!
    • Newsletter Signups
    • Cafba Memberships
    • Your Opinion Counts!
    • Trivia
    • It's Air Show Time
    • Upcoming Reunions
    • Airshows
    • Cafba Website Navigation
    • Base Updates
    • Base Recollections
    • A CAFBA Recommended Site
    • Confessions of A BRAT!
  5. Make A Brat Laugh
  6. What the BRAT's Are Saying!
  7. The List of Brat Sites
  8. The editor's thoughts
  • Welcome Back

  • Welcome to this 15 Aug 2004, eigth edition of the Cafba News!

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    Cafba Website Updates

    • The Main Page!

      The main entry page at www.cafba.ca should be where all your searches of the cafba web site start.

      It will always contain the latest polls; a place to subscribe to the newsletter; the most up to date links to the rest of the site.

      It will occasionally have some comment and of course it will always have links to our sponsors, as it is they that help keep the site free!

      So start all of your visits to the cafba web site here www.cafba.ca

    • Cafba Celebrations

      • 15 Aug 2004 eigth Cafba Newsletter issued

      • Birthdays in Aug - Happy Birthday Y'All
      • Birthdate CAFBA ID Last Name First Name
        01-Aug 10504 Stuart Terry
        02-Aug 10323 O'Brien Robert
        04-Aug 10529 Stirrat Robert
        04-Aug 10865 Cole Julie Anne
        07-Aug 10090 Berthelet Bob
        08-Aug 1583 Larocque Suzon
        08-Aug 10874 Waddell Don
        09-Aug 10380 Dunbar Brian
        10-Aug 4973 Wood Debra
        13-Aug 10444 Loverin Darlene
        13-Aug 10617 Morris Steven
        15-Aug 10204 Irving Chris
        18-Aug 4830 Verge Gary
        19-Aug 10329 Borton Leverne
        19-Aug 10112 Sproule Kathleen
        22-Aug 10214 Moreau Roz
        23-Aug 10860 Pierce Janet
        23-Aug 124 Bourque Pierre (Peter)
        24-Aug 10346 Beresford Jamie
        30-Aug 10809 Rehberg Paula
        31-Aug 9935 Hull Bob
        31-Aug 9967 Moulton Gord
        31-Aug 10062 White Leah

        For those people whose names do not appear but who are also celebrating a B'Day in July, I wish you a Happy Birthday as well. We have only been asking for this data for a short time and not everyone wants it known. If you want yours added, send me a note.

    • Newsletter signups
    • This is the 8th edition of the cafba newsletter.

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      So to avoid these delivery problems, from this issue forth, you will only receive a text message to let you know the newsletter has been published and where to find it.

      Previous newsletter editions can be found here.

    • Cafba Memberships
    • new names have been added to the database since 01 Jul 2004. As of publication of this newsletter we have over names in the database. Are you registered? Go here and register your details now so you can be included in the website.

      If you have previously submitted your application but your name does not appear on the website, please email me and let me know.

      A listing of the latest new members can be found here.

    • Your Opinion Counts!
    • Aug Poll results:

      The early Aug poll, found on the main page of the cafba site, asked the question:

    • Should we bring our troops home from Afghanistan and Iraq?

    • Thanks to everyone who cast their vote. Here are the results of the early July poll.

      • Total of votes have been cast as of 13 Jul 2004
        • Yes votes % of total
        • No votes for % of total

      A new poll was started as of 16 Aug 2004.

      Here is the new poll question: Would you trust an unknown BRAT before you would trust a civilian stranger?

      Get your vote in.

      • Yes
      • No

    Have a question you would like surveyed? Email us with your question.

    If you haven't voted yet, please do so - your opinion counts!

    Watch for our next poll starting 16 Aug 2004.

  • Trivia
  • Have you checked out the summer newsgroup trivia contest answers on the cafba website?

    Answers to these 28 questions can be at http://grahamlange.homelinux.com/cafba/trivia/trivia2004.html

    Do you have a good trivia question? Send it in and we will use it in future contests.

  • Upcoming Airshows
  • Been to an Air Show yet? take any pictures you care to share?

    What do you remember the most about attending an air show when you were young? Check out these shows, they will bring back all those great memories.

    • Now in their 34th season, the Snowbirds have flown for over 100 million spectators across North America.

      The Canadian Forces Snowbirds 2004 August Schedule
      • 01 Prince George, British Columbia
      • 04 Wetaskiwin, Alberta
      • 07 Lethbridge, Alberta
      • 08 Lethbridge, Alberta
      • 11 Vancouver, British Columbia
      • 13 Abbotsford, British Columbia
      • 14 Abbotsford, British Columbia
      • 15 Abbotsford, British Columbia
      • 21 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
      • 22 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
      • 25 Lynn Lake, Manitoba
      • 28 St. Catharines, Ontario
      • 29 St. Catharines, Ontario

      Visit their web site at http://www.snowbirds.forces.gc.ca/index_e.asp to see lots of great pictures from past shows

      Canadian August Airshows

      • August 2004
      • Date Airshow City Province/State
      • Sun 01 Prince George BC
      • Sun 01 Kelowna Airshow Kelowna BC
      • Wed 04 Wetaskawin AB
      • Sat 07 Lethbridge Int'l Airshow Lethbridge AB
      • Sun 08 Lethbridge Int'l Airshow Lethbridge AB
      • Wed 11 Vancouver BC
      • Fri 13 Abbotsford Int'l Airshow Abbotsford BC
      • Sat 14 Abbotsford Int'l Airshow Abbotsford BC
      • Sun 15 Abbotsford Int'l Airshow Abbotsford BC
      • Sat 21 Canada Remembers Int'l Airshow Saskatoon SK
      • Sun 22 Canada Remembers Int'l Air Show Saskatoon SK
      • Wed 25 Lynn Lake MB
      • Sat 28 Wings & Wheels Niagara Niagara ON
      • Sat 28 Flight-Fest Ottawa Ottawa ON
      • Sat 28 St. Catharines ON
      • Sun 29 Wings & Wheels Niagara Niagara ON
      • Sun 29 Flight-Fest Ottawa Ottawa ON
      • Sun 29 St. Catharines ON
      • Sun 29 Chilliwack Flight-Fest Chilliwack BC

      Going away on vacation and you might miss your local air show? Take a peek here to see lots of international air shows listed.

      Know of a show that is not listed? Let me know so we can add it to the next newsletter

    • Upcoming Reunions

      • Summer 2005 A reunion is being planned in Shilo in 2005.

      • new7th - 10th July 2005 There will be a P.C.I. reunion in Portage la Prairie,MB. in the first week of July,2005.As the C.F.B. base at Southport had no highschool all the base brats went to P.C.I. The reunion is for anyone whosoever went to the school. The website is www.pcireunion.ca.

      • 07-10 July 2005 PineTree Radar Line Personnel: a gathering and reunion of all ranks and all trades of US and Canadian military and civilian personnel and their families in the joint cities of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario and Michigan.

      • 29-31 Jul 2005 Base Borden Collegiate Institute Reunion for all students who attended from 1967-1971. More information is available on the classmates website www.classmates.com

      • August 4th - 7th, 2006 Canadian Overseas Brats Reunion Association COBRA III - Calgary 2006 This reunion is for all "Brats" that lived Overseas. More information can be found at http://www.geocities.com/dixiea2004/index.html

      If you are on one of the upcoming reunion committees and want your reunion profiled, how about sending in some information about the event being planned? How many are you expecting? Where is the farthest BRAT coming from? What social events are planned? What accommodation has been arranged? Where can we register to attend? Is there a web site that we can refer to?

      If you have attended a reunion recently, why not let the other members know how it was. What were your experiences? Would you go back and do it again? Did you reunite with some old school chums? Was it all you expected it to be? Want to share some of your pictures? Write me with the details and we'll include them in the next newsletter.

      For additional details on any of these reunions, check out the reunions page on the cafba website!

      If your reunion isn't listed, email me and we'll put it in the next newsletter

    • Cafba Website Navigation
    • Did you know!

      Did you miss out on the previous newsletters?

      They are now archived at http://grahamlange.homelinux.com/cafba/newsletter/newsletters.html

      Do you need a text only version of the newsletter?

      Do you have a suggestion on how we can improve the site? Please let us know!

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    • Base Updates

    • I know that lots of people have been exploring their past recently and have made visits to the bases where we used to live.

      Not all of us have the luxury of being able to travel back to our past but we all wonder what it is like today!

      Why not share your visit for all to read by writing a review for the cafba news. Let us know what has changed, how you felt, share some memories or even pictures

    • Base Recollections:

      What can you remember? Send in your recollections for the next newsletter.

      Do you have a fond memory of your base? Send it in and let others share in those memories!

    • A Cafba Recommended website
    • Do you have your own web site?

      Are you interested in listing your site on the cafba web site? Simply email us the link to your site and provide a brief description of its contents and why you made it.

      You could be our next cafba recommended web site!

      How about a business card? Most of us have one. Care to share yours? If we receive enough of an interest in this idea we can dedicate some space to display your card for a nominal fee.

      A great way to profile your business and you!

      To have your site profiled in this newsletter, contact the webmaster@cafba.ca

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    Confessions of a BRAT!

    Previous true confessions can be found here!

    Until next time! Be Good! But remember you are still a BRAT!

    Make A BRAT Laugh!

    Have a Joke to share? Send it in webmaster@cafba.ca

    A BRAT's Quote!
    Seen on the can.military-brats newsgroup:

  • Other Brat Sites
  • This list is as accurate as I know at this time! If your site is missing, or you find a broken link, please let me know.

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