TABLE OF CONTENTS 2014 issue 4

BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

Watching as Canada struggles to maintain a Naval fleet that is ­commensurate with its efforts to be influential in global affairs.

Frank Brunetta
BY KEN POLE

The Ombudsman, Frank Brunetta, and his Deputy, Lorezo Ieraci, make sure the OPO staff is ready to spring into action when a potential defence supplier calls for assistance in the complex matters related to defence procurement.

BY ALASTAIR ALLAN

Is there a better option than single point accountability for high-value, high profile procurements?

BY IAN PARKER

Canada's military focus has changed from strategic to tactical thinking.

BY PETER CAIRNS

A look at the tumultuous issues related to used submarines, with an eye on the future security of Canada.

BY RAdm PETER ELLIS

The role of CJOC combines the responsibilities of three Commands into a single organization.

BY DR EMILY SPENCER

CANSOFCOM circumvents criticism that military planners are so busy examining the last conflict that they often miss being properly prepared for the next.

BY JEAN-MARC TANGUY

Today’s climate of unrest serves to highlight the value of cooperation between like-minded governments – and joint military exercises have always represented a keystone of such ties.

Guy Parent - Veterans Ombudsman
BY KEN POLE

The Office of the Veterans Ombudsman continues its efforts to resolve issues between veterans and VAC, protecting the interests of approximately 800,000 Canadian veterans and retired RCMP officers.

BY GEORGE BORGAL

Canada's commitment to the war effort was a whole-of-country response.

BY ROBERT DAY

The current situation in Eastern Europe reveals that the “Cold War” between democracy and communism has never truly been put to rest.

BY ROBBIN LAIRD

Sustaining reach is a key operational objective for effective air power.

BY ROBBIN LAIRD

America-class amphibious assault ships incorporate a number of visionary innovations.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Canned media releases and prepared statements are making true journalism more and more difficult.