March 2, 2022
n the 67th episode of Battle Rhythm, Stef and Steve talk about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Today’s feature interview is with Lieutenant-colonel John Benson, MSM, CD, A de C, Commandant 2e Bataillon Royal 22e Régiment et La Citadelle de Québec [20:00]. This week’s RnR segment [46:35], where we will provide some levity in these trying times with entertainment reviews and suggestions: All of Us Are Dead, Ms. Maisel, Resident Alien.
The Canadian-led NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battle Group Latvia completed an evaluation of its capabilities as a “force package” to meet NATO standards during Exercise Silver Arrow in September. The multinational exercise involved almost 3,000 troops and 200 vehicles from 12 NATO allies and was designed to test the battle group’s ability “to plan and conduct operations with the Latvian Mechanized Infantry Brigade” and enhance their readiness, said its commander, Lieutenant-Colonel John Benson.