The ‘Headquarters Harem,’ or why we can’t have nice things.

***Quick note beforehand.  As I have mentioned in other posts about women in the CAF, I'm coming from the perspective of a straight, middle-aged male, and my writing is going to reflect that.  I'm not in any way trying to discount the perspectives of other genders and orientations, I'm just sticking to what I know … Continue reading The ‘Headquarters Harem,’ or why we can’t have nice things.

53-Lepine is loading Chekhov’s gun with blanks!

In case you were wondering what our token “good Indian”[1] with the western sounding name, we’re now back to Gen Lepine’s headquarters.... [Heavy sigh.  Time for a sidebar.] Okay, so, I'm still not sure what to make of the fact that René Lepine is native.  Because it feels like it should mean something, even though … Continue reading 53-Lepine is loading Chekhov’s gun with blanks!