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Two CAF personnel tragically killed in a plane crash on July 1Retired Combat Engineer passes away suddenlyFormer Second World War Veteran remembered for his service to CanadaCanadian Community Launching Fundraising Campaign for Remembrance MonumentCanada loses a Second World War heroine

Two CAF personnel tragically killed in a plane crash on July 1

Two members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) were tragically killed in a plane crash just east of Winnipeg on the morning of July 1. The two members have been identified as Capt. Bradley Ashcroft and Capt. Zachary Cloutier-Gill. Both were posted to 1 Canadian Air Division/Canadian NORAD Region (1CAD/CANR) Headquarters in Winnipeg, Manitoba. “This is a...
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Retired Combat Engineer passes away suddenly

LCol. (ret’d) Rodney Keller, who served for 26 years in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), passed away suddenly in Guelph, Ontario on Saturday, July 2. “Rod believed in a life of service to family, community, and country. He loved sports, had an amazing knack for sports statistics and especially loved the Guelph Storm. He was a...
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Former Second World War Veteran remembered for his service to Canada

The funeral of political figure and one-time Minister of National Defence, Gilles Lamontagne was held on June 18 in Quebec City at the Notre-Dame de Quebec Cathedral-Basilica. Lamontagne passed away at the age of 97 on June 15. “On a personal level, I will remember Gilles mostly through the stories told by my father – of...
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Canadian Community Launching Fundraising Campaign for Remembrance Monument

Former Minister of Veterans Affairs, Erin O’Toole, business leaders and families of the fallen from the Durham region of Ontario are rallying support for a Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) III Monument in their community to honour those that served in the Afghanistan Conflict. “Canada Company, working with some people like retired General Dave Fraser, have come...
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Canada loses a Second World War heroine

Statement from the Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy   OTTAWA — Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, issued the following statement on the passing of naval hero Lieutenant Commander (ret’d) Margaret Brooke, MBE, PhD: “On behalf of the entire Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Armed Forces, my deepest condolences are extended to the...
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