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A program to help children affected by secondary impact trauma
Mar30

A program to help children affected by secondary impact trauma

There is an increased awareness of secondary impact trauma and its effects on children, especially those with a parent diagnosed with Operational Stress Injuries (such as PTSD) from service-related experiences. While several treatment programs have been designed for caregivers, limited programs exist that support children/youth through the stressors connected to parental Operational Stress Injuries. In this episode of Vanguard...

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Bookcase: The Sponsor Effect
Mar26

Bookcase: The Sponsor Effect

In 2013, economist Sylvia Ann Hewlett published a pathfinding book telling us to Forget a Mentor, Get a Sponsor. Until then, mentors were considered de rigeur for advancing careers. And despite the title, she still found value in them. But mentors counsel you because they like you or you remind them of themselves, or perhaps they are paying back...

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COVID-19 impacts CAF operations worldwide
Mar24

COVID-19 impacts CAF operations worldwide

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is disrupting life across the globe. This disruption also affects the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). With over 2000 CAF personnel deployed on about 20 different operations, the CAF is putting measures in place “to protect the health and well-being of our members, prevent the spread of this disease, and preserve our ability to conduct mission-essential military...

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General Vance to the CAF: ‘ready to deploy wherever and whenever our country needs us’ for COVID-19
Mar23

General Vance to the CAF: ‘ready to deploy wherever and whenever our country needs us’ for COVID-19

General Jon Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) issued a letter on Friday to members of the CAF community to address COVID-19. In the letter, he expresses his thanks to the CAF for their response during this unprecedented time. From their initial participation in quarantining the returning passengers from the hard-hit areas...

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Canada selects Babcock as a pre-qualified bidder for the Victoria-class In-Service Support Contract II
Mar19

Canada selects Babcock as a pre-qualified bidder for the Victoria-class In-Service Support Contract II

Babcock recently announced that it has been selected by the Government of Canada as a pre-qualified bidder for the Victoria-class In-Service Support Contract II (VISSC II). “We’re honoured that Canada has chosen to work with Babcock to further enhance and develop the holistic submarine sustainment enterprise and wholeheartedly welcome the opportunity to demonstrate to Canada our commitment to the...

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Infographic: Future Predictions of AI
Mar18

Infographic: Future Predictions of AI

In this Vanguard Dashboard, we take a look at predictions of AI for military applications and for global uses. Click on the image to download the infographic, or go...

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