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Tag: Regional Round Up – News from coast to coast

Canadian Rangers get new rifles

– Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan announced delivery of the new C-19 rifle to the Canadian Rangers during a visit in Northern Canada on August 13.

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Working proudly in the shadows: CFB Esquimalt pays command visit to CFS Masset

– In early June, Commander of the Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt, Captain (Navy) Jason Boyd, and Base Chief Petty Officer, 1st class, Robert Spinelli, visited the Masset site, and presented the detachment a Commander’s Commendation.

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ExecuTrek recruits spend a day in the life of CAF members

– Special visitors to 8 Wing Trenton under the ExecuTrek Program found themselves immersed in a day in the life of a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force during a visit to CFB Trenton in late June.

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4th Canadian Division commander visits Junior Ranger camp

– Brigadier-General Jocelyn Paul, Commander of the Canadian Army’s 4th Division, met with 140 Junior Rangers during a July visit to Camp Loon, an annual camp that provides Junior Rangers with a week of advanced training north of Geraldton, Ontario.

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New academic director appointed at RMC Saint-Jean

– The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, has announced the appointment of Mr. James Groen to the position of Academic Director of Royal Military College Saint-Jean (RMC Saint-Jean) effective July 30, 2018.

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MWO raises funds for the Perley Rideau Veterans Home

– Master Warrant Officer Anthony Cobden participated in Ottawa Race Weekend in late May as part of Team Perley Rideau, which supports World War II, Korean War, and other qualified Veterans at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre.

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Canadian Armed Forces hosts citizenship ceremony

– With all the pomp and pageantry you’d expect in a milestone moment, a ceremonial piper solemnly piped in presiding officials for a citizenship ceremony hosted by the Canadian Armed Forces in June.

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Canadian Rangers meet Ontario’s new commanding general

– Brigadier-General Jocelyn Paul, a member of the Huron-Wendat First Nation, is the new commander of the Army’s 4th Canadian Division. He took command at a ceremony at Queen’s Park in Toronto on June 22.

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15 Wing DameBusters inspire roller derby community

– Created in April 2016 by Captain Andie Gallagher, the 15 Wing DameBusters are the first military roller derby team. Despite the team’s young age, they are well known in Saskatchewan for the rapidity at which the beginners progress through their training and “benchmark”, which allows them to compete in bouts.

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4 Wing manages danger from explosives

– 4 Wing Cold Lake has its own Explosives Disposal Flight (EDF), a group of highly-skilled technicians who keep on top of trends in explosives technology, respond to suspected threats, and render explosive weapons safe.

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