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CFS Dana

CFS Dana

By Tanya Boudreau
CFS Dana is about a military base in Saskatchewan, Canada. We'll be talking to the people who lived and worked there when it was open, and to the people who've gone back since it closed.
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Paul Danis
Paul shares his memories of working on the base 
18:19
August 09, 2022
Fred Armbruster, Executive Director at Canadian Civil Defence Museum Association
Fred shares with us the work he has been doing with the Canadian Civil Defence Museum Association. 
19:35
July 01, 2022
Mona Flood and Terry Flood
Mona, and her husband Terry, share their memories of living and working on the base. 
21:32
June 16, 2022
Barbara Marier-Smith
Barbara shares her memories of living on the base. 
46:08
April 09, 2022
How did Dana (and Bruno) Get Their Names?
I found the answers in the book, What's in a Name: The Story Behind Saskatchewan Place Names (Expanded and Revised, Third Edition) by E.T. Russell. 
02:31
March 08, 2022
Lynne Melnick
Lynne shares her memories of living on the base. 
18:57
February 18, 2022
Patricia Brennan
Patricia Brennan shares information about the upcoming RCAF Airwomen's Reunion. For more information about the event, check the RCAF Airwomen website: https://www.rcafairwomen.ca/R15_Information.php 
08:08
February 11, 2022
Diane Halabura (Schitka)
Diane Halabura (Schitka) shares her memories of the base. 
38:21
February 03, 2022
Brian Sampson
Brian shares his memories of living and working on the base.
36:52
February 03, 2022
Gord Young
Gord Young shares a memory about Dana. 
12:12
February 01, 2022
Bill Dawes
Bill shares his memories of working and living on the base
25:19
January 30, 2022
Ralph Melnick
Ralph shares his memories of living and working on the base. 
28:02
January 27, 2022
Gertrude MacDonald
Gertrude shares her memories of Dana. 
17:35
January 25, 2022
Art Turnbull
Art shares his memories about working on various radar bases in Canada, and how they relate to the stories and memories from CFS Dana. 
20:25
January 21, 2022
Dave Brown
Dave shares his memories of working and living on the base
24:14
January 20, 2022
Sarah Peters
Sarah talks about her memories of being in the military, the different bases she lived on along the Pinetree Line, and names of people who used to live in Dana who she is hoping to re-connect with. 
26:03
January 16, 2022
David Leuschen
David talks about his association with CFS Dana and the town of Bruno. 
18:08
January 16, 2022
Margaret Yanicki and Susanna Gray
Margaret Yanicki and Susanna Gray share their memories of living on the base. 
53:60
January 15, 2022
Jim Brown
Jim shares his memories of living on the base. 
21:56
January 07, 2022
Paul Ozorak
Author Paul Ozorak talks about his Canadian military history books, including: Abandoned Military Installations of Canada Volume 4: Western and Northern, in which he writes about many bases including CFS Dana. 
31:26
December 23, 2021
Alan Nichols
Alan shares his memories of living and working on the base. 
18:03
December 19, 2021
Chuck Arntsen
Chuck shares his memories of living and working on the base. 
35:29
December 13, 2021
Laura Wattie
Laura shares her memories of living on the base.
17:03
October 28, 2021
Bernadette Reifferscheid
Bernadette shares her memories of the base and the village of Dana.  The podcast ends with a song of which she says, "This song is one I performed on Bruno Cherry Sunday August 8, 2021 in Bruno. It is an original song based on a poem my mother wrote, ”My Days”, in memory of her parents Peter and Helen Beckman.  My mother requested this poem be read at her funeral (Mom died July 10, 2020). A couple of months later I added some lines and composed some music to it. Mother wrote for 70 plus years and was published at St. Peter’s College Society magazine many times and performed her poem many times at The Society launch at St. Peter’s College as well as other community events."
17:41
October 13, 2021
Scott MacLeod, PGA
Scott shares his memories of living on the base.
16:49
October 13, 2021
Russel Leonard
Russel shares his memories of working on the base. 
22:29
September 30, 2021
Diane Kirtzinger
Diane shares her memories of living in the Hamlet of Dana and curling on the base. She chats about her husband, who helped build the base, and some stories about what it was like to see the base being opened and closed. 
33:18
September 30, 2021
Anthony Bidulka
Anthony shares his memories of going to school on the base. 
24:50
September 15, 2021
Pierre Parent
Pierre shares with us his memories of living and working on the base. 
47:50
August 27, 2021
Angela Williams Ivancic
Angela shares her memories of when she lived on the base. 
13:23
August 24, 2021
Ginny Parent
Ginny talks about the years she lived on the CFS Dana radar base. 
10:51
August 24, 2021
Jerry Welch
Jerry shares his memories of CFS Dana. 
01:01:47
August 21, 2021
Gale Rustulka MacAulay
Gale Rustulka MacAulay shares her memories of living on the Dana radar base. 
26:32
August 09, 2021
Robert Williams (usually referred to as Bob in Dana days)
Robert shares his memories of living and working on the base in CFS Dana. 
22:46
July 23, 2021
Erin (part 3)
Erin shares her memories of Dana. 
59:16
June 16, 2021
Francois Philipe Cayer
Francois talks about his memories of living and working in Dana. 
36:29
June 11, 2021
Dan Davis
Dan Davis shares his memories of Dana. 
27:02
May 30, 2021
Doug Griller
Doug shares stories about his association with the radar base Dana. 
13:44
May 20, 2021
Emery Wolfe
Emery Wolfe talks about the time he was in Dana
14:51
May 14, 2021
Katherine Pigott Brisbin
Katherine shares her memories of living in Dana. 
38:60
May 10, 2021
Rachel Andrea Powell Campbell
Rachel shares her memories of living in Dana
17:59
April 27, 2021
Wilf and Elaine Beckman
Wilf and Elaine share their memories of Dana. 
21:40
April 24, 2021
Carol Jordan (Youngman)
Carol shares her memories of living in Dana and working as a lifeguard on the base. 
16:45
April 19, 2021
Allan Peter Steup
Allan shares his memories of living and working in Dana during part of the 60s and 70s. 
42:38
April 13, 2021
Rita Richter (Sanborn)
Rita shares her memories of living in CFS Dana. 
44:07
March 13, 2021
Sharon Oliver Inkpen
Sharon shares her memories of Dana and working at the school. 
17:57
January 22, 2021
Shannon Douglas (McKenney)
Shannon shares her memories of CFS Dana. 
10:20
January 21, 2021
Chad Bresnahan
Chad shares his memories of CFS Dana. He was there when it closed down.
12:58
January 12, 2021
Boyd Bresnahan
Boyd Bresnahan shares his memories of working as a military police officer on the CFS Dana base. 
16:55
January 12, 2021
Cheryl Anholt
Cheryl shares with us her memories of Dana
26:33
January 11, 2021
Larry Baillie
Larry shares his memories of working in Dana. 
01:37:02
January 03, 2021
Nancy (Douglass) Dudley
Nancy (Douglass) Dudley shares with us her memories from the two times she lived on the base. 
24:30
December 24, 2020
Erin (Part 2)
Thank-you for the additional stories and updates! 
26:30
December 17, 2020
Stuart Jansen
Stuart shares his memories of working in Dana and living off the base. 
08:53
December 13, 2020
Ray Cerniuk
Ray shares his memories about CFS Dana. 
23:47
December 08, 2020
Erin (Part 1)
Erin shares with us some funny memories of Dana. What a great storyteller! 
31:53
December 06, 2020
Joan Brown
Joan Brown shares her memories of living in Dana as a teen and a teacher.
52:02
September 24, 2020
Jeremy Bluetchen
Jeremy shares with us his favourite memories of CFS Dana. 
25:45
September 18, 2020
Al Glover
Al Glover shares his favourite memory of CFS Dana.
11:33
May 25, 2020
Mark Hubich
Mark Hubich shares his memories of CFS Dana.
11:09
May 03, 2020
Janie and Ron Hale
Janie and Ron Hale share their memories of CFS Dana
28:09
April 26, 2020
Mark Cappello
Mark Cappello shares his memories of CFS Dana.
13:44
April 21, 2020
Faith Burr
Faith shares her memories of CFS Dana.
11:43
April 13, 2020
Brenda Hunda
Brenda Hunda shares her memories of CFS Dana.
24:06
April 12, 2020
Brian Hunda
Brian Hunda shares his memories about Dana.
16:57
April 11, 2020
Steve Boudreau
Steve Boudreau shares his favourite memories of Dana.
06:38
April 05, 2020
Lana Greer
Lana Greer shares with us her memories of living in Dana.
14:31
April 02, 2020
Michelle Carriere (Greer)
Michelle shares with us her favourite memories of Dana.
07:42
March 30, 2020
Chad Boudreau
Our first guest tells us what he remembers about CFS Dana when he lived there with his family in the early 80s.
09:35
March 29, 2020
Trailer
00:16
March 25, 2020