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Congratulations to Captain Russell Storring!

Nov 7, 2022 | 0 comments

Captain Russell Storring, awarded the Military Personnel Generation Group Commanders Commendation for his work in Decentralized Recruit Training. Citation: Captain Storring was a success enabler in the establishment of the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School Detachment Borden.  From July 2020 to June 2021, their invaluable basic training knowledge and superior leadership skills contributed to maintaining the CFB Borden institutional credibility and delivery of satellite serials of basic training. Their advice was sought at all levels to assist in adapting to the new mandate of decentralized basic training delivery.  As a result, Base Borden was able to effectively contribute to the basic training force generation mandate. – Signed by CWO J.L.S. Parent and BGen K.D. Brodie Commendation presented by LCol Earle Hatt, CO 36 Signal Regiment. Views: 9

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C&E Week 2022 has begun!

Oct 27, 2022 | 0 comments

  C&E week has kicked off with raising of our Branch flag and a brief of our strong history of RCCS and the North. Blueberry cupcakes with grey coloured icing to enjoy. Our Sr Sig Offr (CELE) is our JTFN Comd, BGen Godbout.   Views: 5

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FLASH SAVE The Netherlands 2023 Battlefield Tour (28 Apr – 7 May 23)

Oct 24, 2022 | 0 comments

  The Netherlands 2023 Battlefield Tour (28 Apr – 7 May 23) FLASH SAVE $1162pp on Tour, first-come-first-served  More information click here: Netherlands 2023/Itinerary Netherlands 2023 the “75th+3 Anniversary of Liberation” Victory Tour 28 April – 7 May, 2023 Last day for tour deposit with Merit Travel: 30 September 2022 FLASH We have 4 Tour seats left at a discount of up to $1162pp, first-come-first-served. Contact LCol (Ret’d) Hugh Janssen 613-590-0565 [email protected] to register ASAP. FLASH We are proud to launch the ‘Netherlands 2023′, the latest in our series of battlefield study tours, to commemorate the legacy of our C&E Branch predecessors during the liberation of The Netherlands. Signallers ‘got comms thru’ as Canadians fought over the Channel, on the coast of France & Belgium, and dykes of the Netherlands. We helped liberate the Dutch and rebuild their lives. Canadian signalmen connected the enemy to General Foulkes for the surrender. Views: 4

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C&E Branch Members participate in IRON WARRIOR 2022

Oct 6, 2022 | 0 comments

  The annual IRON WARRIOR event, hosted by CFB Petawawa, took place on 27 and 28 Aug 2022. This gruelling event, which involves a ruck march, a canoe portage and then paddling said canoe down the Ottawa River, is a mental and physical challenge for all participants, and the C&E Branch was well represented in this year’s event. Units participating included 2 CMBG HQ & Sigs, 77 Line Regt, 21 EW Regt and members from DGIMO and CFIOG. Of note, the 2 CMBG HQ & Sigs team placed first overall in the Minor Unit category, and Pte Vergelio Sales, a Line Tech with 2 CMBG HQ and Sigs, placed third overall on the 42km event! All members from the Branch who set out to complete either the 42km or the Sprint were successful, and everyone crossed the finish line without injury or mishap. A stellar result overall! The following members of the C&E Branch are congratulated for taking part in this year’s IRON WARRIOR; 2 Sigs – 42km Capt Fleet Lt Hanna Lt Jeddy (Team Captain) MCpl Bennett MCpl Roux Cpl Kadir Cpl Rose Cpl Williamson Pte Melka Pte Sales Pte Simon 2 Sigs – 21km sprint Capt Sarai 2Lt […]

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BURIAL CEREMONY – MASTER CORPORAL CLIFFORD DENNISON, CD

Sep 14, 2022 | 0 comments

  MCPL CLIFFORD DENNISON CD, WHO PASSED AWAY IN 2021, WAS LAID TO REST AT THE CATARAQUI CEMETERY IN KINGSTON ONTARIO ON 25 JUNE 2021. AT THE TIME OF HIS BURIAL IT WAS DISCOVERED THAT CLIFFORD WAS AN INDIGENOUS VETERAN AND THEREFORE HEATHER MITCHELL FROM THE CITY OF KINGSTON TOOK UP THE EFFORTS TO CONTACT THE LAST POST FUND TO OBTAIN THE VETERANS HEADSTONE. HEATHER CONTACTED THE ABORIGINAL VETERANS AUTOCHTONES (AVA) TO SEE WHAT COULD BE DONE FOR A PROPER INDIGENOUS TRADITIONAL CEREMONY. IT HAS BEEN WELL OVER A YEAR AND WITH THE HEADSTONE NOW IN PLACE WE ARE PREPARED TO HONOUR THE LIFE OF CLIFFORD AND TO CONDUCT THE TRADITIONAL CEREMONY FOR HIM TO MOVE TO THE SPIRIT WORLD TO BE AMONG HIS ANCESTORS. THE FOLLOWING ARE THE DETAILS FOR THE CEREMONY: PLACE: CATARAQUI CEMETERY 927 PURDY’S MILL ROAD, KINGSTON ONTARIO GRAVESITE MAP TO BE SENT PRIOR TO FRIDAY. DATE: FRIDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2022 TIME: 1100 HRS DRESS: VETERANS WEAR MEDALS OTHER GUEST APPROPRIATE ATTIRE. THE CEREMONY WILL BE CONDUCTED IN TRADITIONAL OJIBWA/CREE BY ELDERS BERNARD & TAMMY NELSON OF KINGSTON. MIIGWETCH, MARSEE, MERCI, QUJANNAMIIK, ALL OUR RELATIONS ROBERT THIBEAU, CD PRESIDENT AVA (M) 613-217-0601 AND (H) 613-547-6236.   […]

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