One would like to think that our military was attracting international attention for our professionalism rather than the fact that we have two top generals being investigated for sexual misconduct simultaneously.
In her dramatic exit from the military, Lieutenant Colonel Eleanor Taylor said she is hoping that her actions will bring about real change in the culture. For the sake of the institution, I hope she is right.
As a result of the CAF coming forward with the news of an accidental death in a timely and forthright manner, it precluded any wild speculation or false narratives getting a foothold in the media reports.
If anyone in high political office in Canada thought that our soldiers’ sacrifice in a U.S.-led unwinnable war would earn us a bargaining chip at trade talks, then they do deserve to be turfed from power.