News & Events

These pages contain a broad range of items of interest. Besides items initiated from NDHQ, the CMEA also posts items of interest submitted by members, friends and units. News of specific interest to individual Chapters is posted on those Chapter pages.

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  • 25 May 2021

    Sgt D.G. Carpenter, CD
    Sgt Dave Carpenter, CD, will retire on 25 May 2021 after more than 16 years of loyal and dedicated service to the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Military Engineer Branch.  Anecdotes and retirement wishes may be sent to the OPI,...
  • WO Gilbert Arthur Bates, CD (Ret’d)
    13 Apr 2021

    We regret to advise of the death of Warrant Officer Gilbert Arthur Bates, CD (Ret’d) on 13 April 2021, in his home in Middleton NS at age 92.

    Born in Freeport NS, Gilbert joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1947 as a...