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Campbell, William M. (Bill)

Campbell  Bill

Bill was born in Belleville Ontario in 1935. He was active in his high school Cadet Corps and attended Ipperwash Cadet Camp for two years.

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Capstick, Larry

Capstick LarryLarry was born in Windsor, Ontario and raised in Harrow, Ontario. His father was a WWII veteran and his mother an English war bride.

He moved to Ottawa in 1967 to attend St. Patrick`s College, Carleton University. He completed an Hons. B.A. in History and then attended University of Toronto to obtain a B. Ed. Degree.  Later, he took his M.Ed. degree from the University of Ottawa.

He returned to Ottawa and took a position as an assistant to Mr. Fred McCain M.P., Carleton-Charlotte N.B.

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Carrington, Donald (Don)

Carrington Don

Don’s military career began in High School in 1941 as an Army Cadet in Hamilton, Ontario. They were allied with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. In 1942, still at school, he joined the Reserve Army as a boy trumpeter in the band of the 11th Fd. Bty RCA. At war’s end he resigned from both units to concentrate on schooling. In 1949 he joined the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders of Canada.

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Carter, Gareth “Lester”

Carter GarethCapt Carter graduated as an air weapons controller (AWC) from the Air Weapons Control and Countermeasures School in North Bay, Ontario in 1992.  Thereafter, he served with 21 Aerospace Control and Warning (AC&W) Squadron as a weapons director, weapons assignment officer and surveillance systems officer.  He deployed twice to Italy to control air-to-air refueling operations over the Adriatic Sea in support of air operations over the Former Yugoslavia. He also took part in the development of the Maritime Fighter Controller program and attended various weapons control-related courses.

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Christie, Fred

Christie FredFred Christie brings over 50 years experience as an aerospace engineer to his activities as a volunteer at the Canadian War Museum. He graduated from Dalhousie, Nova Scotia Technical College, Imperial College [London] and Laval University, the latter while finishing his D.Sc.

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Clearwater, John Murray

Clearwater John Murray

John Clearwater was born in Winnipeg and completed his International Baccalaureate programme in Canada and Wales. He won the Member of Parliament prize for politics/history, and then completed four years of undergraduate study at the University of Winnipeg. He was accepted into Dalhousie University for his Master's degree in Soviet and Canadian military policy and nuclear weapons doctrine.

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Collins, Rob

Collins Rob

Rob was born in Welland, Ontario and went to high school in Gravenhurst.  His father served with the Canadian Army as part of the first units in Germany to be part of NATO.  Rob went to the University of Waterloo in 1977.

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Colwell, Linda J., BGen. (Ret’d)

Collwell Linda

While a member of the Canadian Forces, Brigadier-General (Retired) Linda Colwell served on bases and wings across Canada, at National Defence Headquarters, on secondment with the Treasury Board Secretariat and on deployments with the United Nations and the Multinational Force and Observers in the Middle-East. She is an Officer of the Order of Military Merit.  

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Conrad, Walter (Walt) Lantz

Conrad Walter Walt Lantz

Walt was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in 1929, and graduated from Prince of Wales College, Charlottetown, in 1949. He enlisted in the Reserve Army during this period, obtaining his commission in 1948. He resigned his commission in 1949 when he entered the Royal Military College, Kingston with a Dominion Scholarship. Her graduated from RMS in 1953 with a BA (Honours History) and was posted to “A” Squadron of Lord Strathcona’s Horse in Korea.  After six months in tanks, three months commanding a Royal Canadian Regiment platoon, and finally three months as a Brigade Liaison Officer, he returned to Canada and rejoined his regiment.

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