Welcome

Welcome to the Canadian Military Engineers Association (CMEA) website.

The CMEA is a dynamic association open to all members of the Canadian Military Engineer family.  Since its formation in 2000, it has grown to 2500 members with more than 20 Chapters spread across the country. The Association continues to welcome new members from the rank of Sapper to Lieutenant General. The CME family includes all who currently serve with or support the Canadian Military Engineers, or have done so in the past. These pages present our objectives and accomplishments, our stories and your history, news and events and items of interest.

Click here to contact the CMEA.

  • Plant operations in Korea

    The Korean War presented a major challenge to military engineers because of the nature of the terrain. Korea was a land of mountains interlaced with rice patties in the valleys and there were few roads capable of carrying sustained heavy military traffic. The area was also subject to heavy monsoon rains that seemed to destroy roads and bridges annually. In 1950, 57th Independent Field Squadron was the first of the Royal Canadian Engineer units of the Canadian Army...