Nouvelles Nationales

  • 02 Mar 2020

    Beaver Coffee

    27 Feb: Comox Chapter had its first Beaver Coffee for 2020.  Last fall we voted in a budget plan that allows our chapter to gather every few months to stay updated on CMEA news and enjoy each other’s company over coffee. This has been well received by the membership and...

  • 25 Feb 2020

    RCAF Crash Rescue Training Film - early 60's

    Extracted from Facebook - February 2020

    THREE MINUTES TO LIVE ......Comments by Phil Brown:

    There's a bit of a story behind this film. I was assigned to give a 3-hour lecture to the Field...

  • 26 Mar 2020

    Wreath Laying during Commemorative Ceremony of the Italian Campaign at Agira Canadian War Memorial Sicily, 28 Nov 2019

    By MCpl Kimberly Anderson, 2 Combat Engineer Regiment

    The Canadian Armed Forces Op DISTINCTION supports the Government of Canada’s Military History Commemoration Program. This program is designed to remind and teach Canadians about the...

  • 17 Mar 2020

    TD Cheque Presentation 3 March 2020: Receiving the cheque are, left to right, Senior CMEA VP CWO Louis Myre (Ret’d), BGen Sean Bindon, Mr. Dignard, Col Kyle Solomon, and CMEA Executive Director Col David Burke (Ret’d).

    On March 3 at Ottawa’s Chateau Laurier, Sylvain Dignard of TD Insurance Meloche Monnex presented a cheque valued at $49,945 to the CMEA. Since our partnership with TD began in 2012, TD Insurance has provided the Association with over $190,000 in support of our programs....

  • 15 Mar 2020

    The CMEA has been informed that the Retired Sappers Reunion Committee has canceled the 46th Annual Sappers Reunion scheduled for 24-26 April 2020 due to the Covid-19 situation.

    For those who have already registered or had planned on registering, the...

  • 11 Feb 2020

    WO Raymond Burke

    The team line-up for Invictus Team Canada 2020 was revealed and celebrated in a ceremony at Ottawa City Hall on 5 February 2020.

    The team of 30 former and currently serving Canadian Armed Forces members will compete at The Hague, Netherlands this year from 6 to 16 May...

  • 09 Feb 2020

    Headstone of Pte WJ Evans, RCR needing repair

    By Steve St. Amant (from Facebook - contributed by Lloyd Hodgins))

    While doing some "boots on the ground" research yesterday, I came across this battered headstone to a member of the Royal Canadian Regiment who passed away prior to the...

  • 08 Feb 2020

    2019 Bursary Winner Erica Hawker with WO Hawker and WO Maynard (Petawawa Chapter President)

    The Petawawa Chapter of the CMEA awarded bursaries to two successful applicants pictured here; Janna Hotson-Richardson and Erica Hawker.


    For a full list of winners, see

  • 04 Feb 2020

    5 RGC Troop Members Brigade Sergeant Major CWO Morneau, Sgt Girard, Brigade Chief Geo WO Pouliot, Sgt Beaudet, MCpl Grenier, MCpl Ouellet, Cpl Addy, Cpl Michaud, Cpl Perron, Sgt Huntington and Brigade Commander Col Arsenault. (Missing from the photo: MCpl Renaud now at JTFN Yellowknife and MCpl Reid now at Trinity Halifax).

    From: WO Marc Pouliot, 5 RGC Geomatics Troop Commander

    On 15 January 2020, 5 RGC Geomatics Tp received a Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC) Unit Commendation for their work during OP CADENCE (G7 Summit in Charlevoix 2018). WO Marc...

  • 02 Feb 2020

    MCpl Mark Isfeld in the FRY.

    by Shirley O’Connell, Perth, Ont.

    This article from August 2017 is republished with the permission of the Readers' Digest.



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