CAF’s Commodore Josée Kurtz takes over command of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two
Jun18

CAF’s Commodore Josée Kurtz takes over command of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two

In a change of command ceremony held in Souda Bay, Crete on June 15, Commodore Josée Kurtz of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has officially assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2). According to a press release, SNMG2 is one of four multinational, high readiness maritime forces comprised of vessels from allied countries, which are permanently available...

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Changing the way the Canadian Army acquires capabilities, an interview with LCol Ian Graham, DLR4
Jun17

Changing the way the Canadian Army acquires capabilities, an interview with LCol Ian Graham, DLR4

Command, Communications, Control, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) is a crucial facet of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) operations and a growing area that is getting more attention in recent years. Lieutenant Colonel Ian R. Graham In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones speaks with Lieutenant Colonel Ian R. Graham, Director of Land Requirements 4, at...

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Vice-Admiral McDonald becomes the 36th Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy
Jun12

Vice-Admiral McDonald becomes the 36th Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy

Vice-Admiral Art McDonald has officially assumed the duties of Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) from Vice-Admiral Ron Lloyd in a ceremony that was held today. The formal change of command ceremony was presided over by General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff at Her Majesty’s Canadian Dockyard, Halifax, home of Maritime Forces Atlantic. VAdm McDonald has...

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Game Changer: Wayne McKay, Galley Design Specialist, Smart Galley Designs
Jun10

Game Changer: Wayne McKay, Galley Design Specialist, Smart Galley Designs

In 1994, Wayne McKay was called upon by KPMG personnel search division to change careers from Executive Chef of the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax to a corporate F&B Cost Controller in charge of managing the food procurement in Moncton, N.B. This change marked the entrance of McKay into the marine industry. Here he was charged with...

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Game Changer: Glenn Walters, Global Membership Committee Chair, SNAME
Jun07

Game Changer: Glenn Walters, Global Membership Committee Chair, SNAME

Glenn Walters has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the marine industry. With over 35 years involvement in the sector (20 as a Canadian Naval Engineering Officer, 10 in industry and the last five as an independent consultant), Glenn is utilizing his experience in his current role as Global Membership Committee Chair, SNAME (Society of Naval Architects and...

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