Leadership immersion: Intensive summer training offers Regular and Reserve leaders a different perspective

by Ian Coutts Second-Lieutenant Richard McCurrach cradles a scabbarded cavalry sabre on his knees. Between it and his waxed mustache, he wouldn’t look out of place in a Victorian cavalry regiment – all he needs is a scarlet tunic or a hussar’s braided jacket. Instead...

Assault Pioneers returning to the Canadian Army

by Steven Fouchard, Army Public Affairs   The Canadian Army (CA) is re-introducing a capability to its ranks that is both steeped in tradition and thoroughly modern. Assault Pioneers are infantry troops with additional specialized training in field engineering tasks –...

DND seeks industry input for Land electronic warfare

by Ken Pole   The long-awaited Canadian Forces Land Electronic Warfare Modernization (CFLEWM) project moved a step closer to reality Feb. 5 with publication of a Letter of Interest (LOI) to prospective suppliers, posted by Public Services and Procurement Canada. The...

Army door gunners receive flight crew badges

by Royal Canadian Air Force   Door gunners from the Canadian Army who support Royal Canadian Air Force tactical aviation operations and possess specific qualifications are now entitled to a flight crew badge. “It’s my pleasure to introduce the newest specialist flight...