National News

  • 15 Jul 2017

    Local Hospitality logo

    The CMEA has entered into an agreement with Local Hospitality to help CMEA members get discounts on hotel and car rentals.  Go to the membership tab on the menu and click on CMEA Travel Discount Program for details.

  • 15 Jun 2017

    Combined Operations Badge on Canadian Volunteer Service Medal

    UPDATE 15 June 2017

    Locating a Dieppe Raid Sapper who can represent the RCE at the Dieppe Raid 75th Anniversary ceremonies in France in August is proving to be a challenge. The Colonel Commandant wishes to consider other WW II sapper...

  • 07 Jul 2017

    CME Badge

    Col Mark Misener was promoted this morning (7 Jul 17) to the rank of Brigadier-General and Appointed CO Joint Personnel Support Unit (JPSU) at NDHQ.

     

  • 07 Jul 2017

    INVERNESS - A retired soldier from Inverness has landed a spot on Team Canada for the Invictus Games, which will be held in Canada for the first time later this summer.

    Article by Nikki Sullivan nicole.sullivan@cbpost.com (Reprinted from the Cape Breton Post 6 July 2017)

    Carson MacIssac, a former Canadian Army Combat Engineer, was medically...

  • 06 Jul 2017

    CWO Ronald Swift, CD

    To the officers, NCMs, Brothers and Sisters of the CME, as you know by now my days are short as I will retire next week. I have been humbled by the good wishes sent for my family and I, and for that I will always be grateful.

    Thirty-five years, where has the time gone...

  • 04 Jul 2017

    CME Colonel Commandant, BGen Steve Irwin (Ret’d) and CME Branch CWO, CWO Ron Swift Presentation date: 9 June 2017, Ottawa

    On 9 June 2017, BGen Steve Irwin (Ret'd), our Colonel Commandant, presented CWO Ron Swift with the CME Branch Commendation. CWO Swift will retire on 12 July this year after 35 years of service.

    Certificate No 037 reads:

    This commendation...

  • 03 Jul 2017

    On the right, Kangjun Lee holds the citation in anticipation of presentation while the MC and President of KVA Unit 21, John McDonald reads it aloud. From left to right are: Austin McClure of 59 Independent Field Squadron, Royal Canadian Engineers, William Greeley of 2 PPCLI, Kenneth Storey of the Royal Canadian Medical Corps, and Samuel Frischkent of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps.

    By Capt R Dumas, Reprinted from the Edmonton Sun, 22 June 2017

    Four veterans were presented with Ambassador for Peace Medals on behalf of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea...

  • 22 Jun 2017

    By: Cpl Allen, T.D.

    1 CER arrived in Chilliwack B.C. on 25 April 2017 ready to conduct engineer-specific training at the OPSEE training area. Several members of the regiment arrived the previous week. They were tasked with establishing the main camp and forming the...

  • 21 Jun 2017

    National Aboriginal Veterans Monument in Ottawa

    June is National Aboriginal Month. The National Aboriginal Veterans Monument in Ottawa commemorates the contributions of all Aboriginal peoples in war and peacekeeping operations from World War I to the present. At the bottom of this article you will see some ways to help...

  • 18 Jun 2017

    Canadian Military Engineer Invictus Games Team flanked by Mrs. Shirley "Izzy Doll" O'Connell and LCol Ken Holmes (Ret'd), CMEA Historian

    Twelve serving and retired Military Engineers gathered in Kingston, ON last week for a Training Camp for "Team Canada" for the upcoming Invictus Games in Toronto September 23 to 30 of this year. Thirteen have been selected for Team Canada.

    The Invictus Games will use...

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