Private Cole Smith

Light Forces Initiative aims for higher responsiveness

Gagetown, New Brunswick — In response to the evolving international security environment, the Canadian Army (CA) is putting greater emphasis on light forces. Responsive and nimble, even on the most difficult terrain or in urban environments, light forces are more necessary than ever to meet today’s military challenges.

The Powhiri ceremony

Soldiers from four nations receive Powhiri welcome in New Zealand

Christchurch, New Zealand — Friends or foes?

Before soldiers from the Canadian Army Intelligence Regiment based in Kingston, Ontario and other partner nations could take part in an intelligence training exercise hosted by New Zealand from September 5 to 16, 2016, they needed to be tested and welcomed as part of a traditional ceremony known as the Powhiri.

Canadian Ranger Robert Catto and Corporal Edward MacDonald

Canadian Rangers take the reins on Exercise CHOKE APPLE

Victoria, British Columbia  — The Canadian Army (CA) may have plenty of high technology and complex vehicles at its disposal, but there will always be situations that demand much simpler approaches to things. As Exercise CHOKE APPLE (Ex CHOKE APPLE) proved recently, sometimes only a horse will do.

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