March 2018: Breaking Down the Barricades: Women in the Defence World

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March 2018: Breaking Down the Barricades: Women in the Defence World



  • A Work In Progress:  The Liberal Party’s defence portfolio is reviewed midway in its first four-year mandate: The Trudeau Liberals swept into power in the fall of 2015, vowing to fix the defence procurement system and resolve the long-standing disputes over veterans’ benefits. David Pugliese reviews their progress made to date and the challenges and political pitfalls that still lie ahead. — by David Pugliese
  • Breaking Down The Barricades:  This year’s Top 20 recognizes the contributions made by prominent women in the defence world. - By Sarina Bhaiwala, Hayley Kirsh, Jasmine Law, Adam Peace & James G. Scott
  • Paras Versus The Third Reich: Canadian airborne troops come in “hot” over the Rhine — by Col Bernd Horn & Michel Wyczynski


  • Publisher's Letter:  Canada In Iraq: What exactly is the plan? — by Scott Taylor
  • Commentary:  Kosovo Independence Celebration Or Disaster — by James Bissett
  • Commentary:  The Case for Defending the Baltics — by Joe Fernandez
  • Commentary:  Be Honest Justin — by Michael Nickerson
  • The Armchair Colonel:  A Delicate Balance: Knowing when to use tact instead of bullets — by Col (ret’d) Pat Stogran
  • Industry Watch:  Who's who and what's what in the defence sector — by David Pugliese 
  • Historica Canada’s The Memory Project:  Sgt. William Manning, Intelligence, Royal 22e Regiment Korean War
  • Cadet Corner:  A Bright Future & Equal Opportunity: The Army Cadet Program offers girls a positive environment in which to grow — by Maxime Corneau
  • WWI:  Alan McLeod: Young artillery pilot distinguishes himself in the air and on the ground  — by Jon Guttman
  • The Old Guard:  Heroic chaplains … War Amps commemorated … Bully for Blazcyk … Dickin Medal … etc. —  by Les Peate
  • Trivia:  Test your knowledge of military history against quizmaster Les Peate
  • Letters to the Editor
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