The Brigade Commander - Latvia (S5 E5)
Canadian Army Podcast
by Canadian Army
3w ago
Want to know what it takes to get things into gear for a big mission? Colonel Cédric Aspirault from 5 CMBG is preparing to be the first commander of the multinational Forward Land Forces Brigade in Latvia. He’s working with our NATO allies to put the Brigade together and has a lot of thoughts on what is needed to complete the job. Feel free to contact Captain Adam Orton with any comments or questions: armyconnect-connectionarmee@forces.gc.ca Connect with the Canadian Army on social media: Facebook  | X (Twitter) | Instagram | YouTube Visit Forces.ca if you are considering a career in the ..read more
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Musicians (S5 E4)
Canadian Army Podcast
by Canadian Army
3M ago
Musicians. The military has many of them and for good reason. They are there to help us celebrate the good times and reflect during sombre times. Corporals Hélène Fortier and Michel Cousineau of the Regimental Band of the Governor General’s Foot Guards go into detail about life as a musician and their role within the Forces. And of course, they give a performance in the podcast studio! Feel free to contact Captain Adam Orton with any comments or questions: armyconnect-connectionarmee@forces.gc.ca Connect with the Canadian Army on social media: Facebook  | X (Twitter) | Instagram | YouTube ..read more
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Domestic Operations (S5 E3)
Canadian Army Podcast
by Canadian Army
5M ago
Ever wonder what it takes to get soldiers out the door and responding to domestic emergencies? It’s more than just filling up a truck with troops, shovels, sandbags and rolling out, that’s for sure. Lieutenant-Colonel Geneviève Bertrand from the Canadian Army Headquarters Operations cell explains how the green machine gets rolling when things get tough at home. Feel free to contact Captain Adam Orton with any comments or questions: armyconnect-connectionarmee@forces.gc.ca Connect with the Canadian Army on social media: Facebook  | X (Twitter) | Instagram | YouTube Visit Forces.ca if you a ..read more
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The Multinational Brigade - Latvia (S5 E2)
Canadian Army Podcast
by Canadian Army
6M ago
This is a big one, and it’s happening now. The Canadian Army is significantly increasing its footprint in Latvia as part of Operation REASSURANCE. This mission is shaking up the Army’s training and deployment cycles, and will bring new kit into the hands of the troops. Lieutenant-Colonel Marc Kieley talks about transitioning the current battle group in Latvia to a brigade and the impact it will have on both Regular and Reserve soldiers. Feel free to contact Captain Adam Orton with any comments or questions: armyconnect-connectionarmee@forces.gc.ca Connect with the Canadian Army on social media ..read more
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Tanks (S5 E1)
Canadian Army Podcast
by Canadian Army
7M ago
Love tanks? So do we! Hear all about how the heavy metal of the battlefield helps the Canadian Army support the fight on the ground, how the crews make it all work, and the role they’re playing in modern day warfare. Lieutenant-Colonel Darryn Gray, Commanding Officer of the Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), gives us his take on why tanks are awesome. This episode was recorded during the summer of 2023. Feel free to contact Captain Adam Orton with any comments or questions: armyconnect-connectionarmee@forces.gc.ca Connect with the Canadian Army on social media: Facebook  | Twitter ..read more
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Podcast Extra | Season 5 Preview (S4 E12)
Canadian Army Podcast
by Canadian Army
10M ago
Season 4 is coming to a close and the podcast will be taking a break until the fall. Listen in to find out what is coming up for season 5. Feel free to contact Captain Adam Orton with any comments or questions: armyconnect-connectionarmee@forces.gc.ca Meet our host Captain Adam Orton:  Bio | Video Connect with the Canadian Army on social media: Facebook  | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Visit Forces.ca if you are considering a career in the Army. Copyright Information © His Majesty the King in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of National Defence, 2023 ..read more
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Army Sergeant Major (S4 E11)
Canadian Army Podcast
by Canadian Army
11M ago
The Army Sergeant Major plays a significant role in the lives of all non-commissioned soldiers. But how? Chief Warrant Officer James Smith talks about his role as senior advisor to the Army Commander, lends his perspective on what it takes to be a good leader, plus gives a preview of what’s to come with regards to kit and equipment. He also has advice on how to deal with some of the challenges of being a soldier. CWO James Smith’s Bio Feel free to contact Captain Adam Orton with any comments or questions: armyconnect-connectionarmee@forces.gc.ca Meet our host Captain Adam Orton:  Bio | Vi ..read more
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Counter-Drone Warfare (S4 E10)
Canadian Army Podcast
by Canadian Army
1y ago
Are we in the Wild West era of drone warfare? The advancement of drone technology is having a big impact on the battlefield - the war in Ukraine is an example. To keep pace, the Canadian Army has been getting help from Defence Research and Development Canada along with industry partners to counter the threat of drone warfare. Jared Giesbrecht, a defence research scientist, explains the challenges our soldiers face and offers clever solutions to detect and defeat enemy drones. Feel free to contact Captain Adam Orton with any comments or questions: armyconnect-connectionarmee@forces.gc.ca Meet o ..read more
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Paratroopers (S4 E9)
Canadian Army Podcast
by Canadian Army
1y ago
There is a lot more to being a Paratrooper than jumping out of a plane, Master Corporal Nataniel Bergeron Sénécal can attest to that. He is an instructor and jump master with the 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment. In this episode he gives insight into the world of a Paratrooper - the training, equipment, tactics, techniques, and more. You may also be surprised by who can be a Paratrooper. **Spoiler alert** It’s not only for members of the Infantry. Feel free to contact Captain Adam Orton with any comments or questions: armyconnect-connectionarmee@forces.gc.ca Meet our host Captain Adam Orton ..read more
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Do the Right Thing on Social Media (S2 E1)
Canadian Army Podcast
by Canadian Army
1y ago
We'll hear about dos and don'ts plus examples of online best practices from Dan Le Bouthillier, head of media operations for the Department of National Defence. Find out why our military members must meet a requirement of high standards set out for them. Find out more about Canadian Army Order 11-82 Hateful Conduct If you like what you hear, please subscribe and share this podcast with your friends. Send us your feedback and your suggestions for podcast topics! E-mail: armyconnect-connectionarmee@forces.gc.ca Host: Capt Adam Orton Canadian Army Social Media Copyright Information © Her Majesty ..read more
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