65th EME Day 2009 in Ma’Sum GharWednesday, May 20, 2009
What better place to celebrate the 65th EME day than Maintenance Troop, FOB Ma’Sum Ghar in Afghanistan!
14 mai 2009, Afghanistan Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Depuis notre arrivée il y a 1 mois, 1 mois et demi pour certain d’entre nous, la température a beaucoup changé. À notre arrivée nous étions à la fin du printemps avec des températures encore confortables.
A Lesson in Perseverance - Moreuil Wood 2009Monday, May 11, 2009
With A Squadron fighting in Afghanistan and C Squadron en route to take their place, this year’s Moreuil Wood event served as a prominent reminder that the Regiment continues to persevere.
CLS Comes to TownMonday, May 11, 2009
Over the last two days the CLS, LGen Leslie, and his entourage consisting of ....
My First ImpressionFriday, May 1, 2009
It seems like it has taken us ages to get to this point, in the squadron. We have finally gotten our boots on Afghan soil and immediately started doing what we’ve trained for. So far it has been relatively quiet...
OC C Sqn Update March/April 2009 Friday, April 24, 2009
Greetings from Afghanistan. Well there is a statement that I have been looking forward to stating for nearly a year. Finally after some well deserved leave and farewells to our families, we are down to the task at hand....
Rain and Moustaches: The First Month in AfghanistanFriday, April 24, 2009
It was a surprising arrival to the desert when we first stepped off the plane to find it pouring rain and only about five degrees;
50 Random Musings From AfghanistanTuesday, April 21, 2009
1. Airplane meals suck… 8 in one flight really suck.
STRATHCONA’S GO MARCHING INTuesday, April 7, 2009
It’s the end of March, the time of the year that all Strathcona’s commemorate the Battle of Moreuil Wood.
Exercise STEELE REVOLVERMonday, April 6, 2009
As the weeks rolled by, Recce Squadron found a way to get all of the fighting vehicles up and running at full force. The young Troopers and Corporals spent long days prepping these machines for some hard miles that they were to endure...
Exercise STEELE BAYONET: Leaving the Driveway on The Road to WarWednesday, March 25, 2009
B Squadron is again on The Road to War. We left the driveway on 16 March 2009 commencing Exercise STEELE BAYONET.
Lieutenant-Colonel Ian MacDonald Grant, DSO, CDTuesday, March 17, 2009
As released on enews earlier, the Regiment was saddened to learn of the passing of LCol Ian MacDonald Grant, DSO, CD.
C Squadron Hosts the Edmonton Journal.Monday, March 16, 2009
On Friday March 6th 2009, C Squadron had the pleasure of hosting three persons from the Edmonton Journal.
For those of us not on Leave yet…….Friday, March 13, 2009
With the bulk of the Sqn on leave, there was some crew level training planned. The first topic for the week began with a turret refresher in the gunnery simulators, while the drivers received some more detailed cross training on how to operate....
Ex SILVERThursday, March 12, 2009
The day started off sunny and clear. The CO’s driver MCpl McDougal and Cpl Dugdale awaited the arrival of the CO, Lieutenant Colonel Macaulay and the RSM, Chief Warrant Officer Ramsay...
B Squadron TF 3-09 Leopard 2A6M Conversion Training in GermanyTuesday, March 10, 2009
For the month of February 2009, Squadron Headquarters and 3rd Troop of B Squadron were given the opportunity to train on the Leopard 2A6M in Munster, Germany.
Steele Slingin’ OfficersMonday, March 9, 2009
On March 4th all of the officers were called on to do PT with the CO. Initially, when word came down that we were doing PT with the CO; I’m sure most of us thought we would be going out on a nice “leisurely stroll” around base. We were later....
TF 1-09 Farewell EventsMonday, March 9, 2009
With the upcoming departure of TF 1-09, Land Forces Western Area wanted to ensure that they were sent off correctly. A farewell parade was held last Thursday, the 5th of March....
OC C Sqn Update – FebruaryMonday, March 9, 2009
The final push; this is where we are. We recently conducted the Farewell Parade for all soldiers deploying with TF 1-09 from Edmonton in a lavish ceremony conducted at the Edmonton Garrison....
Final Training ThrustWednesday, March 4, 2009
Well, as C Sqn is in the final throws of Theatre Mission Specific Training (TMST), one could say that the tempo is rather hectic. The main thrust is in the Squadron Orderly Room (SOR), as Cpl Roberta Malashevsky has been....
Recce on the ‘Wet’ CoastFriday, February 27, 2009
As the seatbelt lights came on and the plane crested over the last of the Costal Ranges, some lucky members of Recce Squadron looked out the windows to see green fields. Winter on the West Coast is certainly not as harsh as Edmonton....
Recce Sqn Prepares for Spring ExercisesFriday, February 27, 2009
As we enter the New Year the requirement for a fully manned Recce Squadron to support the 2010 Olympics becomes ever closer. To fulfill this task Recce Squadron ran several PCF’s during February and March.
OC C Sqn Update - January Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Greetings to everyone, I hope that all is well and that preparations on the home front continue, as it certainly does here! Over the past month the Squadron has continued....
Cactuses, Burritos, and Leopards: C Sqn Maintenance in Fort Bliss on Ex REFLEXE AGUERRIFriday, February 13, 2009
Cactuses, Burritos, and Leopards:  C Sqn Maintenance in Fort Bliss
A Squadron PromotionsMonday, February 23, 2009
Newly promoted Cpl's McPherson, Green, Parker, Mijares, French, Hodgin, Demelo, Reid, and proud new owners of their first hook, Tprs (T) Collier and Balfour.
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