The Canadian Army Podcast - Episodes

2020

November

November 23rd - 17 minutes - Junior Army Officers (S1 E13)

  • So you decide to join the Army and become a junior officer. What’s that like? Is it what you thought it would be? We find out from one young soldier’s perspective. 2Lt Michelle Evans is our guest.
October

October 30th - 20 minutes - National Silver Cross Mother (S1 E12)

Each year, from among those who have lost a son or daughter during active military operations, the Canadian Legion selects a National Silver Cross Mother. Reine Sampson Dawe, the 2019 National Silver Cross Mother, is our podcast guest.

September

September 10th - 19 minutes - Get Out and Ruck March! (S1 E11)

Soldier first is a term we throw around a lot, but are you willing to throw on a ruck and go for a walk “for fun” after the day’s training is over? For more than 3000 military members, the answer is “yes!”

August

August 26 - 27 minutes - The Role of the Chaplain (S1 E10)

“Go tell it to the padre“, is something many soldiers have heard over the course of their career at some point. The role of chaplains in the Canadian Army is a simple, yet at the same time, often complex one that has helped many soldiers through difficult times.

August 12 - 22 minutes - Marksmanship: Soldier Shooting Skills (S1 E9)

A soldier who has demonstrated his superior marksmanship at the Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Concentration talks about what’s involved in training for this level of success and how he passes along his skills to other soldiers in his unit.

July

July 29 - 22 minutes - Canada Army Run Virtual 2020 (S1 E8)

For the past 13 years, Canada Army Run has taken place every September on the streets of Ottawa. This year, it’s virtual and taking place everywhere runners want to participate.    We have three guests to talk about this: Col Nickolas Roby, Director, Canadian Army Personnel Management; Sgt Amélie Eldaoud, Canadian Army Sergeant Major’s Military Assistant; who are both in Ottawa, and in Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, Quebec, MCpl (Ret) Étienne Aubé, representing Soldier On.

July 15 - 23 minutes - Combat Team Commander's Course (S1 E7)

The Tactics School's outgoing Commanding Officer Lieutenant-Colonel Christian Caron talks about the Combat Team Commander's Course.

June

June 29 - 12 minutes - Our Podcast, Explained! (S1 E6)

We turn the tables on host Lt Adam Orton to find out more about him and about our podcast. Patricia Sztompka from Canadian Army Headquarters is the one asking Adam the questions in this episode.

June 12 - 28 minutes - Restarting Individual Training (S1 E5)

Individual training is about to restart in the Canadian Army. Here to tell us how that will happen is Colonel Cayle Oberwarth, Commander of the Combat Training Centre and the Army Individual Training Authority.

June 6 - 2 minutes - Canadian Army Podcast Extra (S1 E4)

Host Lieutenant Adam Orton talks about upcoming show ideas and thanks listeners for their support.

May

May 29 - 11 minutes - On the COVID-19 Frontlines (S1 E3)

Sergeant Brigitte O’Driscoll, The Royal Montreal Regiment, talks about her experiences as 2IC of a team working in a Montreal long-term care facility.

May 14 - 19 minutes - “The New Abnormal” during the COVID-19 Emergency with the Canadian Army Commander (S1 E2)

  • Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre, Commander Canadian Army, talks about the Canadian Army's posture during the COVID-19 emergency and the launch of the Canadian Army Podcast.

May 6 - 1 minute - Canadian Army Podcast Trailer (S1 E1)

  • Listen up troops and put your helmets on! We are developing a Canadian Army podcast. It will be for and all about our soldiers. Stay tuned for more episodes!
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