While the main focus of my project is creating The Brigade and being embedded for Exercise Arctic Ram, I’ve also done additional work to support my IPP.
Arctic Beginnings: going under the ice
A blog post I did about my experience doing the ice submerge with the Winnipeg members of the ARCG.
Army News: ‘Chilly dip preps arctic response team for northern exercise’
As part of the preparation training, I volunteered to take the dip myself. Working with Cpl Bill Gomm, I put together a story for Army News.
Arctic Beginnings: false ice and false perceptions
A blog post I did about the hard lessons I learned while in Gimli Manitoba, for Exercise ARCTIC APPRENTICE.
Shaw TV: ‘Hecla training’
On Friday January 13, 2012, I went with the Arctic Response Company Group to Gimli, Manitoba for Exercise ARCTIC APPRENTICE; a weekend training exercise to prepare for the Yukon. At the time I was working as an intern for Shaw TV Winnipeg. Below is the story I did about our Canadian Forces soldiers going up north.
Exercise Western Defender 11
Hired as a student journalist embed for the Canadian Forces Reserves military exercise Western Defender 11 held in Shilo, Manitoba from April 29 – May 9, 2011. Responsible for reporting original stories about the exercise and anything related to the military.
Man up, and wipe it
May 7, 2011
Young recruit a brave rebel
May 7, 2011
Soldiers get squeaky clean
May 4, 2011
April 29, 2011