April 2016: CANSEC 2016 PREVIEW – The Navy

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April 2016: CANSEC 2016 PREVIEW – The Navy



CANSEC 2016 PREVIEW: Focus on the Navy: Previewing the latest in naval warfare that will be exhibited at this year's defence and security trade show in Ottawa, May 25-26, 2016 — by David Pugliese
Interview with Chief of Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance: Esprit de Corps journalist Jasmine Law interviews the CDS on his challenges and successes to date
A Crash Course in Peacekeeping: Cyprus 1974: Part 3 in the series recounts a peacekeeper's challenges of patrolling in a tense war zone — by Frank Reid


Publisher's Letter: On Target: It's time to admit we failed in Afghanistan — by Scott Taylor
In The News:  Forever a Public Servant?: A ground-breaking Federal Court of Appeal decision impacts all retired military personnel — by Edward W. Claxton
Commentary:  The migrating threat of ISIS — by Stewart Webb
Commentary:  When is "combat" not really combat? — by Colonel (ret'd) Pat Stogran
Perspectives:  The Frozen Conflict: The Crimea region of Ukraine is potentially more dangerous for the West than Syria and Iraq — by Murray Brewster
Perspectives:  The Battle of Kapyong Revisited: Sixty-five years later, one man finally gets recognition for his gallantry on the field of battle — by Jack Bates
Eye on Industry:  Halifax Shipyard: Facility finished, ships started — by Kevin McCoy
Perspectives:  "A More Effectual Provision": Upper Canada's pension legislation for disabled veterans of the War of 1812 — by Robert Smol
Perspectives:  Cold Comfort: True Patriot Love expedition to Antarctica raises mone for suffering soldiers and their families
In The News:  Women in Defence Luncheon & Plaque Presentations — by Richard Lawrence
Historica Canada:  Veteran Eldon Comfort, who served with the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals in WWII
Cadet Corner:  The Battle of Vimy Ridge: Army Cadets commemorate Canada's epic Great War victory by standing vigil — by the Army Cadet League of Canada
History:  The Day that Changed the World: The Archduke, his limo and his date with history — by Larry D. Rose
The Old Guard:  Ensuring war dead are remembered ... Pension increases ... False hate-mongering ... etc. —  by Les Peate
Industry Watch:  Who's who and what's what in the defence sector — by David Pugliese
Letters to the Editor

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