After graduating from Seneca College’s Aviation and Flight Technology program in 1989, Blair flew aerial survey in several countries. Between 1996 and 2005, he worked in air traffic control training, airport operations and project management, airline instructional design, and technical writing. He then began a writing career, covering military and homeland security topics. Sadly, Blair passed away in 2014.
Articles by this writer
Canada and other U.S. allies should monitor the sequestration situation, considering that its effects could again be “very damaging” to the American military.
The NATO training missions in Afghanistan have seen a new enemy tactic – NATO trainers are being shot by insurgents who have infiltrated the ranks of ANA and ANP recruits.
Strategic Implications for Canada’s Military
Naval amphibious training exercise included 11 countries.
Five Canadian fighter jets and 144 personnel policed the skies over Iceland.
Since 1936, Canada’s military has trained thousands of non-pilot aircrew from nations on four continents.
Are the economics of the Canada First Defence Strategy still workable almost years later?
Today’s Afghanistan is the product of generations of epic struggles, historical ironies, and a myriad of successes and failures – military and other.
As the CF proved by repeatedly crashing the Sperwer UAV in Afghanistan, proper training is critical to operating UAVs economically and efficiently.
Would you be surprised to learn that one of the most environmentally progressive organizations in the country also blows things up on a regular basis?
The Defence Ethics Programme may need to create a stronger presence as the military takes its lumps in the press.
An assessment of politics and corruption in Afghanistan politics.
Is DND addressed rising fuel prices? What kind of savings can be realized by fuel hedging?
The Great Lakes Deployment increases awareness of naval career opportunities, particularly in technical fields.
Construction at CFB Shearwater is under full swing. Rebuilding and modernizing after harsh downsizing, it promises to again become an important asset of the future.