Against the Odds

Against the Odds

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. by Master Corporal Mark Kusi-Appiah   The Patrol Pathfinder (PPF) is a legendary course run by the Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre, where mythical bush creatures crawl out from...
Transitioning to meet new challenges

Transitioning to meet new challenges

by Allan Joyner   Anniversaries have a way of encouraging introspection. Last year’s anniversary of the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RCEME) Corps was no exception. After 75 years of evolving roles, RCEME is in a transition, and not for the...
IDEaS to solve bad beard breaks

IDEaS to solve bad beard breaks

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais.   Beards and mustaches, neatly trimmed, of course, are a common sight on Army bases from coast to coast. The 2018 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) general order allowing facial hair and longer...
Powering up the next gen of generators

Powering up the next gen of generators

If ever there was a project that proved no defence acquisition is ever as straightforward as it seems, perhaps it is Tactical Power Systems (TPS). The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) inventory of tactical generators includes 50 different types, some 3,000 in all under 60...