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  • 28 Feb 2024

    Sapeur Camember

    28 February 2024

    Sapeur Camember was born on 29 February. He is a character in a comic book created in France by Georges Columb in 1896 and had only four birthdays over his career in the French Army.

    Every four years, the newspaper, ...

  • 20 Feb 2024

    The CMEA has learned the following will be released or will retire. We wish them well in their new endeavours:

    • After more than 29 years of loyal and dedicated service to the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Military Engineer Branch, WO P.M.E. Brown, CD,...
  • 19 Feb 2024

    UNFICYP Medal

    The Government of Canada invites you to the commemorative ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the Canadian Peacekeeping Operation in Cyprus.

    Wednesday, 13 March 2024 at 11 h
    The Peacekeeping Monument
    The Reconciliation...
  • 15 Feb 2024

    The Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs of the Republic of South Korea has announced the holding of the 2024 Youth Peace Camp for grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Korean War Veterans. The Youth Peace Camp is intended to pass down to future generations the bond...

  • 15 Feb 2024

    Centennial Oak Vimy Ridge

    16 February 2024

    Thanks to the generous contributions of many military engineers from across our country, and the Canadian Military Engineers Association, the Engineer Oak for the Vimy Foundation Centennial Park in France is fully funded. The small team spearheading...

  • 14 Feb 2024

    We have been advised by the Korean Defence Attaché Office that the 2024 Revisit Korea Program is now open for Canadian applications for the following events:  

    • April: 6 persons (3 families) 
    • July: 4 persons (2 families)
    • November...
  • 07 Feb 2024

    CFB Chilliwack Main Gate

    This is the fourth of five articles by Lieutenant-Colonel Don Kennedy, CD (Ret'd) in which he related his personal and professional connections with the former home of the Engineers. More will follow.


  • 24 Jan 2024

    We often receive notice of retirements and releases that do not come with biographies. These are listed below: Nous recevons souvent des avis de retraits et de sorties qui ne sont...
  • 21 Jan 2024

    Simplifying Service Requests 1

    Article submitted by: Shereen Almosallem Co-op Student. Eng, Real Property Operations Unit (West), 15 Wing

    In a significant effort to enhance service accessibility at the RP Ops Det base, Captain Besedin and WO White, members of the RP Ops...

  • 20 Jan 2024

    The Dias and Promenade

    This is the second in a four-part series by Lieutenant-Colonel Don Kennedy, CD (Ret'd) in which he related his personal and professional connections with the former home of the Engineers. 

    The heart and soul of the Chilliwack Home Station was always the terrain south...


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