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  • 04 Apr 2019

    Michael Briggs

    Reprinted from Soldier On

    I joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1986 and trained as a Combat Engineer, which involved an explosives training phase.

    On 20...

  • 27 Mar 2019

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission Logo

    25 March 2019: To mark the 75th anniversary of some of the most momentous battles in history, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has recorded the voices of the “greatest generation” to build a unique online sound archive to explains why the Commission’s...

  • 20 Mar 2019

    The Branch Adjutant has informed of the following:

    • LIEUTENANT-COLONEL D.R. HENLEY will be promoted Colonel and appointed Director Air Personnel Management, in Ottawa, replacing Colonel A.T. Spott.
    • COLONEL J.S. O’KEEFE...
  • 06 Mar 2019

    Outward Bound Veterans' Program fundraising effort.

    After having experienced this wonderful program I made it a goal to fundraise enough for 1 group of 10 veterans. I would be thrilled if you could share this fundraising page to encourage others to support by donations...

  • 20 Feb 2019

    75th Anniversary Logo

    We have been advised by Veterans Affairs Canada of their early plans to mark the upcoming 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, the Government of Canada is planning both in Canada and overseas events in June 2019.

    An official Government of...

  • 20 Feb 2019

    LCol Ralph Gienow (ret'd) presents a cheque to Valerie Moore with her father, CMEA member Maj T.A.P.Moore (Ret'd), standing by.

    The Edmonton Chapter of the CMEA has presented three bursaries; Pictured here from top to bottom:

    • LCol Ralph Gienow (ret'd) presents a cheque to Valerie Moore with her father, CMEA member Maj T.A.P.Moore (Ret'd), standing by.
    • Capt Kevin Elmer from RP Ops...
  • 05 Feb 2019

    Capt Deane Gorsline

    Reprinted from RMC eVeritas 3 Feb 19

    Deane was diagnosed with ALS on 24 December 2018. A 29-year-old Combat Engineer veteran of Afghanistan, Deane has served nearly 12 years in the Canadian Armed Forces and continues to do so. It comes as a...

  • 01 Feb 2019

    Operation Support Hub Jamaica

    By Captain John Kingswood, Project Officer

    Operation Support Hubs (OSH) are a concept developed to increase Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) agility throughout the world, reducing reaction time, increasing effectiveness, and...

  • 29 Jan 2019

    Major Nils French, Chief Jason Louis and Sergeant Derek Shiell

    On the evening of Friday 25 January, Major Nils French and Sergeant Derek Shiell of 39 Combat Engineer Regiment (39 CER) attended the inauguration ceremony of Chief Jason Louie, a former member of the unit. Major French was honoured to guide both Chief Louie and Councillor...

  • 23 Jan 2019

    D-Day 6 June 1944 Orville Fisher

    We have received the following Notice from the Department of Veterans Affairs. While we have not yet received advice on the composition of any Official Party for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy at Juno Beach on 6 June 2019, anyone...

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