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Additional CAF personnel deployed to B.C. to combat wildfiresCanadian Combat Engineer documentary screened in HaitiColonel Oberwarth assumed command of Operation CrocodileExplosive Device Detonated on American Airfield in Afghanistan Operation Medak Pocket: Much more than a peacekeeping mission for the CAF

Additional CAF personnel deployed to B.C. to combat wildfires

Approximately 225 additional Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) soldiers have been deployed to British Columbia to combat the wildfires that continue to engulf parts of the region. The decision was made after an additional Request for Federal Assistance from the RCMP was made to relieve many of the officers who have been on the ground for days...
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Canadian Combat Engineer documentary screened in Haiti

An initial version of “Clearing the Way,” a documentary capturing the story of combat engineers from 23 Field Squadron, was screened to an audience of United Nations members, Canadians, and military members on June 27 at the Canadian Embassy in Haiti. It was an important milestone not only for the producers of the film but for...
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Colonel Oberwarth assumed command of Operation Crocodile

Colonel Oberwarth assumed command of Operation Crocodile Col. Cayle Oberwarth assumed command of Task Force Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), part of Operation CROCODILE,  in an official change of command ceremony on July 7. Operation CROCODILE is Canada’s military contribution to the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission (MONUSCO) in the DRC. “I am honored by the opportunity to...
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Explosive Device Detonated on American Airfield in Afghanistan 

Kabul, Afghanistan - On November 12 an explosive device was detonated on the Bagram Airfield, the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan. A statement NATO's Resolute Support mission said the explosion resulted in multiple casualties. Four people have died in the attack and approximately 14 have been wounded. “To the family and friends of those who lost...
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Operation Medak Pocket: Much more than a peacekeeping mission for the CAF

The breakup of the former Yugoslavia had significant ramifications on the international scene that resulted in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) contributing to peacekeeping missions in the Balkans. During this time, Canadian troops were forced into the Battle of Medak Pocket in Croatia, considered to be the most significant military action for the CAF since...
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