National News

  • 28 Aug 2017

    By: Lt Alexander Landry

    From 7-9 July, 2 Combat Engineer Regiment (2 CER) held a celebration named 40Twenty honouring 40 years since the Regiment has been stood up, and 20 years spent at the Neder Rijn Engineer Park (NREP) within CFB Petawawa...

  • 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 (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...

  • 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...

  • 16 Jun 2017

    The cadets march past Reviewing Officer St'atl'imx Tribal Police Chief Officer Deborah Doss-Cody.

    Original article by Wendy Fraser, Bridge River Lillooet News, 7 June 2017 (

  • 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...