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  • 17 Sep 2019

    On 8 September 2019 firefighters from across Canada assembled at the Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial in Ottawa to honour their fallen.  Even though it is an annual occurrence and I have attended several over the years, the impact of the beautiful ceremony...

  • 07 Sep 2019

    Sgt Shane Stachnik, CD KIA 3 Sep 06

    On 2 September 2006, the Canadian Army launched what is considered to be one of the most deadly operations in recent military history. NATO's Operation MEDUSA aimed to reclaim the Pashmal/Panjawyi district of Afghanistan from the Taliban. The enemy had been massing in the...

  • 15 Aug 2019

    New Badge for Real Property Operations Group

    A new badge for the Canadian Forces Real Property Operations Group (CFRPOG) has been approved.

    The tower symbolizes strength and efficiency in architecture, engineering, planning, construction and technology, some of the Group’s main areas of activity.

    The...

  • 14 Aug 2019

    Capt Leblanc and Maj Monette-Saillant lay a wreath at Menin Gate on behalf of the Canadian Military Engineers and the Royal Canadian Engineers.

    Article by Capt Gary Leblanc, Real Property Operations

    Three members of Real Property Operations Section Esquimalt – Capt Leblanc, Maj Monette-Saillant and Rob McDermot - self-funded their trip to Nijmegen, Netherlands, to participate in the 103rd...

  • 09 Aug 2019

    Cover

    Inside this issue:

    • CO’s Message
    • UCWO’s Message
    • Greenwood News
    • Padre’s Section
    • ....   and much more.

    ...

  • 06 Aug 2019

    WWII Italian Campaign

    Honours Received by Sappers During the WW II Italian Campaign

    In his book: “Yet Another River To Cross - The Royal Canadian Engineers in the Italian Campaign 1943-1945, ” ...

  • 30 Jul 2019

    The Italy Star was awarded to those who had served in operations during the Italian Campaign.

    The Italian Campaign was often called “The Engineers War” because military success was so dependent on overcoming the numerous natural and artificial obstacles.

    The Government of Canada is planning an overseas commemorative program to mark the 75th ...

  • 30 Jul 2019

    Overview map of the Canadian Army operations in Italy

    The Italian Campaign was often called “The Engineers War” because military success was so dependent on overcoming the numerous natural and artificial obstacles.

    The Government of Canada is planning an overseas commemorative program to mark the 75th ...

  • 25 Jul 2019

    RP Ops Softball Game

    Report by Capt Savannah LeBlanc

    On 17 July 2019, CFB Borden celebrated the 116th Birthday of the CME and 5th Birthday of RP Ops. The day was spent building esprit de corps and morale with a friendly round-robin of...

  • 17 Jul 2019

    Wall of Remembrance ereected by the Korea Veterans Association of Canada at the Meadowvale Cemetery in Brampton, Ontario a

    27 July is the anniversary of the occasion of the end of the fighting of the Korean War when the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed in 1953. Since 1997 this anniversary has been marked in Brampton, Ontario at the Meadowvale Cemetery. Here the Korea Veterans Association of...

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