Tag Archives: Calgary Highlanders

Episode 032 – CWO Emmett Kelly

CWO Kelly was born in Montréal, Québec in 1965 and was raised and educated in the Montreal area. In 1982, after five years as an Army Cadet with the 3 Field Engineers and The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada, he joined the Black Watch as a private soldier in B Company. CWO Kelly was with the Black Watch from December of 1982 until transferring to The Calgary Highlanders in August of 1995. During his tenure with the Black Watch, […]

Episode – 030 Year One Look-Back and Review

In this episode, I look back at some of the highlights from the first year of the Canadian Military History Podcast as well as one clip from the cutting room floor. The clips come from LCol Mike Vernon, LGen Andrew Leslie, WO2 Sam Magee, WO2 Stan Egerton and Sgt Chris Murdy.  Although I would like to include all of my guests as highlights, their words are still preserved within their own episodes. New episodes will be posted in September for […]

Episode 001 LCol Mike Vernon

For the first official episode, I am pleased to interview my former command team partner on Op Sculpture: LCol Mike Vernon of the PPCLI and the Calgary Highlanders. In this episode, LCol Vernon describes his deployment to Afghanistan and the production of his documentary Desert Lions.  Listen as he discuses how he became an officer in the CF and the mentors and influences in his life. This is a podcast worth listening to. You can support this site by shopping […]