News Highlights – April 23, 2015

Budget 2015


Internal Security

Way Up North


  • Via the UKR MoD Info-machine  “Maple Arch 2015 planning undergoes in Vilnius — The capital of Lithuania hosts the Maple Arch 2015 main planning conference. Canadian, Lithuanian, Polish and Ukrainian servicemen have been discussing the key issues of this exercise for a week ….”
  • Via the Pentagon Info-machine  “Eyes of the Army: Forward observers train with allies — If the artillery is the king of battle, as the U.S. Army’s running cadence says, then the U.S. Army’s forward observers are the eyes of the king. This group of Soldiers spend countless hours, often ahead of the main body of troops, ensuring the artillery can accurately and quickly send lethal rounds miles away to enemy troops and equipment.  One such group is from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. They had the opportunity to teach and learn from our Canadian Allies when they hosted a forward observation equipment familiarity class at Camp Konotop, Poland on April 21, 2015, as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S., Poland and other NATO allies ….”
  • Commentary  “Canada’s Ukrainian Obsession”


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World War One

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