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...
Operational influencers

Operational influencers

by Captain Grant Cree   Influence activities (IA) operations were one of the main focal points at Exercise Maple Resolve 2018 (Ex MR 18), and the Canadian Army intends to substantially increase IA personnel by the end of 2019 to meet escalating demand. A...
Training in transition

Training in transition

Among the many directives in the government’s new defence policy is a mandate for the Canadian Armed Forces to be able to concurrently conduct up to nine distinct operations around the world. It also seeks to expand the capability and capacity of the Reserve Force,...