Welcome to the jungle

Welcome to the jungle

How a Brazilian exchange officer is helping the Army develop its jungle warfare doctrine and train future specialists. by Ian Coutts   Sometimes it really is a jungle out there. And when it is, the Canadian Army may have to respond.  That isn’t easy. The jungle...
Duty to understand

Duty to understand

Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre was surprised as anyone when he was asked to take command of the Canadian Army in August. But two months into the job, he has visited a few bases in Canada and operations in Iraq and is finding his feet as he reconnects with an...
The trials of Prototype J

The trials of Prototype J

by Chris Thatcher   “Contact!” The shout comes from a soldier in the lead section of a platoon conducting an attack through the scrub, sand and small trees of Canadian Forces Base Petawawa. Behind him, soldiers quickly drop to a knee or lie prone, their weapons...