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THE NETHERLANDS – MEDAL OF REMEMBRANCE – LIBERATION OF HOLLAND

Jan 18, 2024 | 0 comments

The C&E Branch hopes to find other Branch veterans who may wish to receive the The Netherlands’ Medal of Remembrance. If you know of a Branch member, or family member to a Branch veteran, who has not yet received this medal and wishes to have their name submitted, to please forward the information requested below.

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PROMOTION – WARRANT OFFICER KITCHEN

Jan 9, 2024 | 0 comments

In recognition of WO Gregory Kitchen’s promotion to his current rank on 20 December, 2023 at CFB Trenton in the Command and Control Information Systems Flight (CCISF) Conference Room; presented by the Aerospace and Telecommunications Engineering Support Squadron (ATESS) A/CO Maj H.E. Smith and A/SCWO, MWO D.J. Marriott. photo credit – WO J.S. Doiron.

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ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER – WINTER 2023

Jan 1, 2024 | 8 comments

ASSOCIATION NEWS Vol. 2, Issue 4, Winter 2023 Greetings to our Members! Yes, all former and serving members (Regular Force and Reserve) of the C&E Branch and its founding elements are automatically members in perpetuity of the C&E Association. Your family members are welcome to apply for Associate Membership. See everything about us and the rest of the C&E Family at https://cmcen-rcmce.ca/association. WE NEED YOUR HELP! We’re looking for some help from the membership in the Association “Preserve our C&E Memorials” project.  It was initiated in 2003 by the C&E Branch as a Centennial Anniversary Project. Initially supported by the Signals Club of Canada, the work was assumed by the then C&E Heritage & Museum Committee in 2015 and in 2019 came under the auspice of the C&E Association. LCol (Ret) Tony Charters has led it from the start and now advises and reports to the C&E Association Board of Directors. However, having reached a certain age, Tony is looking for his replacement. It could be you!  All you need is an interest in our heritage and a desire to ensure that our memorials are preserved for all to appreciate. For more info on the project, check here: Preserve Our Memorials […]

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CELEBRATING DIVERSITY IN SERVICE: CAPTAIN REY GARCIA-SALAS HONORED AS ONE OF CANADA’S TOP 10 MOST INFLUENTIAL HISPANICS

Dec 19, 2023 | 0 comments

Captain Rey Garcia-Salas, a member of the Communications and Electronics Branch originally from Guatemala, has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 10 most influential Hispanics by TLN Media Group. This prestigious recognition, as reported by TLN, underscores his significant contributions to the Canadian military and his efforts in promoting the history and achievements of Latin American soldiers in the Canadian Armed Forces. Garcia-Salas has dedicated his career to shedding light on the role of Latin American soldiers in the Canadian military, particularly during the World Wars. His research has been pivotal in uncovering and documenting their contributions, which had previously been underrecognized. This work has led to a broader understanding and appreciation of the diverse cultural backgrounds that have shaped Canada’s military history and the nation as a whole. In addition to his scholarly work, Garcia-Salas has actively engaged in community and cultural activities. He has organized events and ceremonies to honor the contributions of Latino soldiers in Canada, thereby enriching the cultural tapestry of the Canadian Armed Forces and fostering greater inclusivity. His recognition by TLN as one of the top 10 most influential Hispanics is a testament to his impact not only within the Hispanic community but […]

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