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  • 17 Jan 2020

    33 CER participants at Ex PALADIN RESPONSE 2019

    Over the holidays, members of 33 CER attended Ex Paladin Response to exercise their bridging and gap crossing skills. Check out the CMEA news item 39 CER Hosts Ex PALADIN RESPONSE 2019...

  • 15 Jan 2020

    Inside this issue:

    • CO's Message
    • UCWO’s Message
    • Greenwood News
    • Gagetown News
    • Halifax News
    • .... and much more

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  • 14 Jan 2020

    Two proud CMEs, OCdt Fraser Clark and OCdt Jacques Pecora, at Uhura Peak

    By OCdt Jacques D. Pecora, RCE

    The Royal Military College of Canada is committed to developing junior officers that lead with distinction for all branches of the Canadian Forces. One way of doing so is to provide Officer Cadets with unique...

  • 05 Jan 2020

    Launching Medium Raft section

    Once again Reserve Engineers concentrated for intensive training during the Christmas – New Year break. This exercise has been conducted for some 30 years at Chilliwack, Wainwright, and Gagetown and formerly has been known as exercise Quarrel Jump.

    This year the...

  • 02 Jan 2020

    Photo of the First Pedestrian Walkway Bridge Completed Back in 2007 in the Vegreville Elk / Kinsmen Park That was Later Dedicated to LCol. Dan O’Keefe, Commanding Officer of 41 CER

    By Capt Roderick Facey, 41 Combat Engineer Regiment

    41 Combat Engineering Regiment has enjoyed for many years a long standing relationship with the Town of Vegreville. The unit has supported year after year Remembrance Day activities...

  • 15 Dec 2019

    The theme for this year’s mapper is, “We are moving,” which could have been the theme for many mappers in the past, but this time it is actually going to happen. Unlike previous moves it is clear that the building is going to be closed and the site re-developed.
    The...

  • 12 Dec 2019

    MCpl Richard accepting bursary cheque on behalf of Amy Bouchard (CWO Rondeau, Nicholas Bazinet-Deschamps, MCpl Richard and LCol Patry)

    The Canadian Military Engineers Association (CMEA) is pleased to announce the following winners of the Bursary program 2019:

    • Simon Burgess (Wainwright)Maj (Ret’d) Peter Burgess (CMEA Chapter - Edmonton)​
    • ...
  • 11 Dec 2019

    Letter from the Chief Military Engineer, 4 December 2019

     

    The aim of this letter is to encourage all members of the Branch to develop mentoring relationships, be they as mentor, mentee or both, regardless of your rank....

  • 04 Nov 2019

    Firefighters in Kuwait

    The Camp Canada Fire Brigade (CCFB) and United States Air Force (USAF) Fire Service conducted a practical training session during the week leading up to Fire Prevention Week, Oct 6-12, 2019. This year’s theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape.”...

  • 03 Nov 2019

    econd World War amputee veteran Charles Jefferson and Afghanistan amputee veteran Sgt. (ret’d) Gaétan Bouchard lay a wreath at the National Remembrance Day ceremony on behalf of The War Amps.

    For over 100 years, The War Amps have supported Canada's wounded soldiers. Starting in 1918, Lieutenant Colonel Sidney Lambert, The War Amps first President, himself an amputee after losing a leg during the First World War helped lay the groundwork for this new national...

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