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  • 21 Apr 2021

    BGen Steve Irwin (Ret’d), CME Colonel Commandant

    The 29th of April 2021 marks the 118th birthday of the Canadian Military Engineers. As we are restricted in how we can celebrate this year, I ask all Military Engineers, serving and retired and military and civilian to pause for a moment and consider the...

  • 17 Apr 2021

    Panelists

    Remembering the brave Canadians who have put their lives on the line defending peace and freedom is as important as ever. Yet how we commemorate our Veterans’ service and sacrifice is changing. While monuments and ceremonies will always have their place, we have to evolve our...

  • 09 Apr 2021

    Key CME Appointments Announced  The following extracts from various CANFORGENs list recent CWO Appointments to members of the Canadian Military Engineers:

    • CWO J.C.L. Aman will be appointed 1st Canadian Division Sergeant Major, in Kingston,
    • CWO...
  • 09 Apr 2021

    Summary: The name change of the Branch from Military Engineering Branch to Canadian Military Engineers, approved in April 2018, has now been approved retroactively to February 1968.

    Background: In the early 1960s, an...

  • 07 Apr 2021

    Trail Driver Wheeled Course Graduates and Instructors Mar 2021

    In this issue:

    President’s Report
    Honours And Awards
    D-Day Commemoration
    Courses
    Retirements
    Engineer Crested Clothing
    Annual General Meeting
    Membership
    39 CER Association Contacts

  • 31 Mar 2021

    UNFICYP Crest

    An organizing committee has been struck and planning is well underway for a pilgrimage to Cyprus in November 2024.  The event will coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the Turkish Invasion of the island in July 1974. 

    The Canadian Army had been on the...

  • 30 Mar 2021

    Dir RCE CoA: Welcome Col R. Smith

    On 1 April 2021, the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers welcomes Colonel Ryan Smith as our new Director. Appointed by the Commander of the Canadian Army, Corps Directors provide the Army Chain of Command with critical inputs on personnel management and succession planning,...

  • 29 Mar 2021

    Cpl Kyle Scott, (Ret'd) receives CME Commendation from LCol Clarke, CO 1 CER, on behalf of the Colonel Commandant, BGen Steve Irwin and the Branch Chief, CWO Stacey Merriam

    In recognition of his exceptional care and compassion in assisting generations of Canadian Veterans to acquire missing medals and awards to which they were entitled, for working with the Last Post Fund in the provision of missing and replacement grave markers and for...

  • 22 Mar 2021

    CWO Keith Mitchell CV, MMM, MSM, CD

    Chief Warrant Officer Keith Mitchell CV, MMM, MSM, CD could add two more years to his exceptional, 40-plus year military service, but he’s calling it a career March 31. “I’m the highest decorated currently member of the Canadian Armed Forces. I’m a chief warrant officer. I’m...

  • 18 Mar 2021

    Spr William Allard's apartment building - Rouen Noranda

    Sapper William Allard is a member of 34 RGC in Rouyn-Noranda, serving on a Class 'A' basis facing a tragedy.  His sister, Jessica Allard, started a Go Fund Me Campaign and the CMEA is assisting at the Chapter and National levels.  ...

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