A targeted retention strategy

A targeted retention strategy

by Ken Pole   R&R used to mean “rest and relaxation” in the military lexicon. Nowadays, in the Canadian Armed Forces, it’s more about “recruitment and retention” as the all-volunteer service tries to attract new personnel and, perhaps more important, hang on...
What’s next for the Carl G?

What’s next for the Carl G?

by Ken Pole   When the muddy trenches of the First World War led to a stalemate on the Western Front, Britain introduced tanks at the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Germany was slow to respond, managing to deploy only about 20 in the latter stages of the war....
A digital call for fires

A digital call for fires

by Chris Thatcher   When Canadian Army Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) walked away from the ramp check tables at Bold Quest 19 in Finland this spring, the eyes of many envious allies were on them.  In 2017, the Army acquired the first Android-based...