Tag Archives: Major

Episode 017 Col R.G. (Geordie) Elms

Geordie Elms was born in Toronto. In 1967 he followed his grandfather and father into the ranks of the 48th Highlanders of Canada when he joined as a piper. He served with the Pipes and Drums until 1972 when he applied to become an officer under the Reserve Officer University Training Plan (ROUTP). He transferred to the Regular Force, joining 3rd Battalion The Royal Canadian Regiment. As an RCR officer he has served on regimental duty with the 2nd and […]

Episode 014 Maj Bruce Mair Part 1

In this episode, I will be interviewing another life-long friend, Major Bruce Mair of the Lincoln and Welland Regiment.  Bruce joined the Toronto Scottish Regiment as a Private and has also served with the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment.  As a Master Warrant Officer, he took his commission to Captain and has been subsequently promoted to Major.  He currently holds the appointment of Deputy Commanding Officer. You can support this site by shopping on Amazon.  You still enjoy Amazon’s great […]

Episode 010 Maj Andrew Hrycajkiw

My guest for this episode is the G1 Branch Head at 32 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters; Major Andrew Hrycajkiw.  Major Hrycajkiw is the first guest from the Logistics Branch.  He joined in 1996 after having to choose between policing or the Army.  He says in the interview that he truly grew and developed into the person he is today because of his experiences in his officer training courses.  As a Logistics Officer, he was very fortunate to experience a wide […]