Tag Archives: Arctic

Episode 042 – Ranger Cpl Joelie Qaunaq

Ranger Cpl Joelie Qaunaq serves with the 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group out of Arctic Bay, Nunavut. He has been involved with the Canadian Ranger Program since 1986 and has earned the Special Service Medal with the Ranger Bar and his Canadian Decoration.  On NorEx 15, Cpl Qaunaq was awarded both the 4th Canadian Division Commander‘s Coin and the 31 Canadian Brigade Group Commander’s Coin for his outstanding contribution to the success of the exercise. Cpl Qaunaq is an instructor […]

Episode 006 Capt Shannon Tyrrell Part 1

This episode is the first episode with a soldier from the Canadian Forces Health Services and a member of the Canadian Armed Forces not from the Combat Arms.  Capt Tyrrell started her career as a Non-Commissioned Member  in 25 Medical Company which has since grown to become 25 Field Ambulance.  Shannon developed as a junior leader as Medic, then became a Warrant Officer.  A decision point was reached when Shannon had to choose between developing as a Medic Warrant Officer […]