Disaster relief: A model Op Lentus

Disaster relief: A model Op Lentus

by Allan Joyner   When the LAVs of Duke’s Company, 1st Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment (1 RCR) squeezed up the congested roads in Constance Bay, Ont. on the morning of April 26, the spirits of the local volunteers who had spent days filling sandbags to protect...
Army door gunners receive flight crew badges

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...
Building a battlegroup

Building a battlegroup

On June 19, over 1,100 soldiers from seven NATO countries gathered at Camp Ādaži, northeast of Riga, to mark the stand-up of NATO’s enhanced forward presence battlegroup in Latvia. Two months later, on August 27, the Canadian-led formation completed a certification...