National News

  • 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...

  • 16 Jan 2019

    44 Engr Sqn Armoury, Trail, BC

    Reprinted from The East Kootenay News Online Weekly  15 January 2019

    The Canadian Army is establishing a greater presence in the City of...

  • 15 Jan 2019

    A member of the Iraqi security forces, under supervision of a Canadian Armed Forces instructor with the Route Clearance Package Training Team, conducts vehicle maintenance on the “Badger” – a military vehicle used to investigate possible IED’s after an initial screening in northern Iraq, November 2018. Photo: Op IMPACT Imaging

    Reprinted from The Maple Leaf Jan 14, 2019

    Article by Captain Matt ClanceyRCPTT Troop Commander

    “We’re here to develop Iraqi solutions suitable to their needs and...

  • 04 Jan 2019

    BGen Carignan, Comd 2nd Cdn Div

    From CTV Montreal, Published Thursday, January 3, 2019

    Brigadier-General Jennie Carignan is one of the highest-ranking women in the Canadian Armed Forces and is the first and only woman from a combat arms occupation to rise to the general...

  • 04 Jan 2019

    Ex PALADIN RESPONSE 2018 Medium Floating Bridge, Cultus Lake

    Article by   From the Chilliwack Progress,Jan. 3, 2019

    Exercise Paladin Response gives soldiers the skills to help fellow Canadians in natural disasters.

    More than 300...

  • 20 Dec 2018

    2Lt Vic Johnson in Korea

    From Legion Magazine 19 December 2018

    Story by Stephen J Thorne

    "James Victor (Vic) Johnson was a 25-year-old second lieutenant still in training at the Royal Canadian School of Military Engineering in...

  • 18 Dec 2018

    Shirley O'Connell is appealing to the knitting community to help make crocheted Izzy Dolls (

    On 13 December, the National Capital Region Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) hosted their annual Izzy Doll Project. The Izzy Doll Project is a national initiative that brings smiles to faces of many children in...


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