Over 350 Canadian Army soldiers will begin practicing their cold weather combat skills in a joint exercise at the Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center (JPMRC) in Fort Wainwright, Alaska from February 13 to 22, 2024.
The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, will travel to Europe from February 14 to 18. During his trip, the Minister will meet with Allies and partners to strengthen international support for Ukraine and advance transatlantic security.
“Today, United States Air Force (USAF) General Gregory M. Guillot took command of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (US NORTHCOM), replacing USAF General Glen D. VanHerck, during a ceremony held at Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Today, at the direction of their respective governments, the militaries of the United States and United Kingdom, with support from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, and New Zealand conducted an additional round of proportionate and necessary strikes against 36 Houthi targets across 13 locations in Yemen in response to the Houthis' continued attacks against international and commercial shipping as well as naval vessels transiting the Red Sea.
The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, will travel to Colorado Springs, Colorado on February 5, 2024 to attend the NORAD Change of Command Ceremony, as United States Air Force (USAF) General Gregory M. Guillot is appointed Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and Commander, United States Northern Command.
The Canadian Armed Forces has concluded the Summary Investigation into the incident that occurred at the Royal Military College of Canada on April 29, 2022, where four fourth-year officer cadets tragically lost their lives.
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is set to participate in the largest NATO exercise in decades that will serve to rehearse NATO’s Deterrence and Defence plans to counter threats to the Euro-Atlantic area.