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Maj John Sullivan earns a spot on the CAF Sports Honour Roll

August 1, 2017 at 11:20 am

Jeff Gaye It’s official (pun intended) – Maj John Sullivan of 4 Air Reserve Flight will be inducted into the CAF Sports Honour Roll in October for his work as a referee and umpire. Maj Sullivan began officiating hockey and fast-pitch when he stopped playing, and quickly rose to high levels in both sports. He reffed Junior B hockey, and qualified as a Level 5 elite fast-pitch umpire. He worked as an official in militaryRead More

About your out-of-country travel benefits

July 25, 2017 at 12:05 pm

MILPERSCOM Planning a trip can be stressful, especially when you’re reuniting with your family while posted out-of-country (OUTCAN). Knowing your travel benefits as a Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member can help. Depending on your personal situation, there are four benefits available when you are on Foreign Service: • Home Leave Travel Assistance (HLTA) to help you cover travel expenses for you or your next of kin, but you must be on leave to be eligible;Read More

Change of Command parades aren’t always routine

Change of Command parades aren’t always routine

July 25, 2017 at 11:59 am

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye Speeches at a Change of Command ceremony can be predictable. When I was with the Royal Canadian Artillery band, it was a running joke that almost every new CO on parade would open his remarks, in badly mangled French, with “Je swee tray fee-air d’etre ici parmy voo aur jou d’hui” (“I am very proud to be here among you today”). Happily, that line seems to have fallen outRead More