LGen Hood: I'm not going to comment on the specifics of one aircraft or another.
LGen Hood: Yes, we have been pretty steady at a couple hundred pilots short, and that speaks of the capacity I spoke to in the last question.
LGen Hood: We are lower than we want to be on some aviation technician trades, and we're working very hard with community colleges and others to find sources to expand our pool.
LGen Wynnyk: Yes, it was one of the initiatives that Lieutenant-General Hainse launched, and that was to further develop our light forces.
LGen Wynnyk: A good example is reinvigorating our anti-tank capability.
LGen Wynnyk: I'm very pleased that the Government of Canada renewed the mission.
Caption: TOP RIGHT: Following the June 21 sit-down interview, Canadian Army Commander LGen Paul Wynnyk took a few minutes to talk about some of the memorabilia and photographs that adorn his office walls to Esprit de Corps' Micaal Ahmed.
LGen Paul Wynnyk (second from left) answers a question from one of the participants after disembarking from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter.
Caption: RIGHT: LGen Wynnyk answers questions from members of the Montreal Territorial Battalion Group deployed to Pierrefonds during Operation LENTUS, the CAF's response to the flooding in western Quebec and eastern Ontario in the spring of 2017.
LGen Hainse: As Commander of the Army, I see my mandate as delivering two things.
Caption: RIGHT: LGen Marquis Hainse talks to the multi-national brigade troops in Santa Margarida, Portugal, during JOINTEX 15 as part of NATO's Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15 on October 22, 2015.
Caption: ABOVE: LGen Marquis Hainse listens to Colonel Danny Fortin, commander of 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, about the tactical situation of his brigade, during Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 1501 at Wainwright Garrison on May 12, 2015.
Caption: LGen Jonathan Vance addresses the audience during the Canadian Joint Operations Command change of command ceremony on September 9, 2014, in Ottawa.
LGen Vance emphasized that the CAF's role is only one of the tools the government has at its disposal, and that Canada's approach has been designed to improve the situation between Russia and the West, not destabilize it.
According to LGen Vance, history is not repeating itself; just the opposite, in fact.