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Operation Friction: A shift for the Canadian Armed ForcesOperation Friction in photosCAF marks 25th Anniversary of the Golf WarCanadian soldiers make mark at the Battle of PaardebergCanada Post honours first No.2 Construction Battalion for Black History Month

Operation Friction: A shift for the Canadian Armed Forces

This past weekend Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) bases and wings marked Operation Friction in varies ways. The operation was Canada’s contribution to the liberation of Kuwait and the Gulf War. At the ceremony held at Garrison Petawawa 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Commander Colonel Conrad Mialkowski explained how the operation contributed to a shift in missions...
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Operation Friction in photos

Today Canada marks the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait. Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan issued the following statement to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait, “Today, as we mark the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait, we are reminded of Canada’s wartime achievements and proud military history. “Operation FRICTION, as Canada’s military mission in the...
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CAF marks 25th Anniversary of the Golf War

The CAF will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait and Canada’s contribution to the First Gulf War with various ceremonies from Feb. 24 to 29. The highlight of these celebrations will be a commemorative event held at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on Feb. 27. “As the Canadian Armed Forces marks the...
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Canadian soldiers make mark at the Battle of Paardeberg

Did you know that on Feb. 27, 1900, Canadian soldiers led the charge on a crucial battle for the British that helped to shape Canada’s international image and set a precedence for international wars to come in the 20th century? This crucial battle, the Battle of Paardeberg, was fought on the banks of the Modder...
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Canada Post honours first No.2 Construction Battalion for Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, Canada Post created a stamp and official first-day cover honouring the No. 2 Construction Battalion, a predominantly black battalion of the First World War. "The Battalion's creation is a story of persistence in the face of adversity. They helped to pave the way for later generations of Black men and women...
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