– Corporal Nathan Hornburg was born on Father’s Day in 1983 – an event that made an already special day even more so for his father, Michael.
Learning about the Army through an innovative high school program: Military co-op education a growth experience for Ottawa students
– Local high school students are taking all the basic training that full-time soldiers receive and are also gaining both academic and financial rewards as part of a newly-formed co-operative education program.
– Tucked in the LeBreton Gallery in the Canadian War Museum are two motorcycles bearing the history of a special trade that was prominent in the First and Second World Wars.
– The Normandy landing on June 6, 1944 during the Second World War was, without a doubt, one of the major military operations of the 20th century. It marked the international community, Canada and its Armed Forces. We have a moral duty to remember and commemorate it and to honour our soldiers and our veterans who distinguished themselves during that operation. In all, some 45,000 Canadians lost their lives in the Second World War.
– Ottawa, Ontario — In a less inclusive time, Private Frederick Lee overcame discrimination to become one of the first Chinese-Canadians to serve in the First World War, and sadly, may have been the very first Chinese-Canadian to die for Canada in military service.
– Oromocto, New Brunswick — Sergeant Melissa Walcott isn’t just “any other soldier,” as this mother of three is continually seeking challenges to push herself mentally and physically – all the while balancing the demands of being a soldier, signaller, leader, wife, mother, and role model!