Behind friendly lines

Behind friendly lines

As part of its modernization strategy the Army will realign exchange and liaison officers to meet its engagement priorities. Here are five principles for leadership as an Army liaison officer. by Major Bradley E. Benns     Leadership, in all forms, is the...
Boosting Signals Strength

Boosting Signals Strength

by Chris Thatcher   Call it a paradox of digital transformation. At a time when the Canadian Army seeks to digitize enterprise and operational practices, network sensors, shooters and command nodes to a unified digital backbone, and stream vast arrays of data to...
Modernizing for future conflict

Modernizing for future conflict

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. by Major-General C.J.J. Mialkowski   Technological advancement, climate change, and the spread of information are rapidly changing the face of human conflict and competition as we know it....
A call for a digital insurgency

A call for a digital insurgency

by Caleb Walker   You should start an insurgency in the Canadian Army! I know, it sounds controversial, but remember, there are many reasons to build an insurgency. The goal of insurgencies commonly falls into one of five categories. Four of them are:...
Morale, health, resiliency and family support

Morale, health, resiliency and family support

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. by Ken Pole   The “been there, done that” concept can be a key to promotion in any military force, but there’s obviously much more to the climb up the rank ladder, particularly when the...
Former Army commander confirmed as CDS

Former Army commander confirmed as CDS

By Ken Pole   Army General Wayne Eyre has been confirmed as Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) after nine months of doing the military’s top job in an acting capacity. His appointment, by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is seen as a key step in how the Canadian...