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  • 02 Jun 2020


    The attached letter from the Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, announces details of the 2020 Support Our Troops Scholarship Program available to families of currently serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and veterans for...

  • 31 May 2020

    Cpl Milne (left) administers an N95 mask fit test to a member of 8 Wing Trenton. 

    Written By: Cpl Milne

    Photo By: Sgt Burke

    2020 has proven to be a very busy year for the members of 8 Wing Trenton’s Construction Engineering Support Flight’s Fire Prevention Office (FPO).  Having the...

  • 31 May 2020

    From left to right: Sgt Argueta, Cpl Lacoste, MCpl Byrne, Pte Milligan, Avr Barbeau

    Written By: Capt Mahon

    Photo By: Sgt Zehr

    The Aircraft Arresting Systems (AAS) Section of the 86 Airfield Support Utilities (ASU) Flight plays an essential role in the operation success of the RCAF CF-18....

  • 25 May 2020

    Faces to Graves Logo

    The non-profit organisation ‘Faces to Canadian War Graves Groesbeek’, as part of the Faces to Graves project in the Netherlands, aims to publish a short story of every one of the soldiers buried in Groesbeek. Their latest newsletter is ...

  • 24 May 2020

    50 Years of Airborne Sappers - Cover

    LCol D.J.J. Foreman, OMM, CD (Ret'd) has just published his second coffee table book “50 Years of Airborne Sappers” that you can see at:...

  • 05 May 2020

    RCE GVIR Badge

    This article is reprinted from the McLean's Magazine archives dated 15 December 1943. It tells of story of hard sapper work during the late autumn of 1943 in the rain and mud of southern Italy. It also tells of bravery under fire telling describing the exploits of ...

  • 04 May 2020

    CME Day in Adazi, Latvia

    29 Apr: Canadian Military Engineers deployed on Op REASSURANCE in the National Support Element, Task Force Latvia, celebrated CME Day by hosting a dinner of grilled cheese, soup, and beaver cake! The event was attended by logisticians, electrical mechanical engineers,...

  • 28 Apr 2020

    NDHQ has recently announced the following appointments of CME Colonels and General Officers:

  • 26 Apr 2020

    Spr. M.G. Ougler, Second Battalion Canadian Engineers, putting the finishing touches to one of the two new bridges built by the Canadian Engineers. 28 May 1945 / Zutphen, Netherlands. Credit: Canada. Dept. of National Defence/Library and Archives Canada /PA-135997

    Beginning in the fall of 1944 through the spring of 1945, close to 175,000 Canadians took part in the campaign to liberate the Netherlands. More than 7,600 made the ultimate sacrifice.

    Learn more about Canada’s involvement in the ...

  • 20 Apr 2020

    The following Canadian Military Engineer chief warrant officers have been assigned to senior appointments as noted:

    Senior Appointments:

    • CWO A.L. Boucher will be appointed Canadian Army Reserve Sergeant Major, in Ottawa, replacing CWO K.D. Clapham
    • ...


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