Second woman in the Canadian Army to receive her door gunner badge

By Cpl Laura Landry   Master Corporal Brigitte O’Driscoll, a reservist with 438 Tactical Helicopter Squadron, based in Saint-Hubert, Quebec, and the Royal Montreal Regiment (RMR), a Canadian Army Reserve unit in Montreal, Quebec, received her door gunner badge...

The Leopard changes (some) of its spots

By Allan Joyner With the exception of a short period in the early 2000’s, when General Rick Hillier recommended replacing them with a wheeled gun system, main battle tanks have been seen as a key part of the Army’s combat mix. Some suggested that tanks would be...

Marking milestones on Op Unifier

by Ian Coutts   Look for a football analogy that captures the spirit of Operation Unifier, the Canadian Army training mission to boost the skills and professionalism of the Ukrainian security forces, and what springs to mind is “ground game.” There is nothing...