That's The Spirit!

November 2022


While this world's leaders began their second day at the G20 summit in the Philippines two Polish farmers rode their tractor trough the pitch of night. The power brokers each reviewed the tapestry of tasks painstakingly woven over months to include the finest of details. This quintessential exhibition of decorum and composure was instantly thrust into chaos as the lives of two Polish were lost.

What follows concerns us all.


Starting late November the Canadians will be able to purchase Ukraine Sovereignty Bond. The $100 five year bonds offer around 3.3% and payout twice annually. This follows on the Prime Minister's announcement in late October unvailing the instrument.

Halifax Nova Scotia hosts the International Security Forum on the 18th of November. This event appears to be streaming and was of interest to our allies over in Mali.

United States


Bucharest Nine

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III met with counterparts from the Bucharest Nine (B-9) Countries – Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia. Secretary Austin affirmed that the United States stands united with its Central European Allies and that the United States' commitment to defending NATO territory is ironclad.


Nine Modern Worthies


The 15th of June.


One thing is for sure; Russia had no idea Poland had been attacked. When accused of an undeniable crime. that awkward moment

Canadian Defense Minister Anand and Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov decide how Canada’s military aid can best address Ukraine’s top defence priorities.

Touque in the Ring

Canada sends $500 million. The 18th of November. date..

Canada sends new ammunition and barrels to their Canadian trained artillery crews on the front.

Canadian Armend Forces Contributions

  • Canada's enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia
  • CF-18 fighter aircraft to police the air over Europe
  • Halifax-class frigates to potrol the water
On November 1, 2022, HMCS Kingston & Summerside returned to Canada from their latest deployment in Europe as part of Standing NATO Maritime Countermeasure Group 1.
Canadian Defense Minister Anand and Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov decide how Canada’s military aid can best address Ukraine’s top defence priorities.

A Stiff Upper Lip

Operation Interflex is a British military operation to train and support the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The operation began on the 9th of July when approximately 1,050 British military personnel across the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland started training Ukrainian troops.

Willing to answer the call Canada's operation UNIFIER trains soldiers in England. Graduates are combat effective with sharpened skilled. At home these soldiders will exhibit their weapons handling, battlefield first aid, fieldcraft and patrol tactics to others.

October 24th; Members of Operation UNIFIER arrive in Poland to support a sapper training program for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
United and resolved to keep up our support for Ukraine's right to defend itself
Credit: Department of Defense.

Edicts from the Brass

U.S. pledges $675 million
  • Artillery rockets
  • 105 mm howitzers
  • Artillery ammunition
  • Up-armored Humvees
  • Armored ambulances
  • Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia

  • Commit their industrial bases to supplying the ammunition, spare parts and materiel needed.