- Feb 8, 2007
- Land of Swine and Maple Syrup
So: beards, aprons, and hatchets?Thought this was the best place for this. This is a long overdue return and we should have never axed them in the first place.
Assault Pioneers returning to the Canadian Army - Canadian Military News
We only maintained the tradition in 4RAR and later 2/4RAR, and only the Pioneer Platoon Sergeant was bearded, after the Governor-General, Lord de Lisle VC, KG, GCMG, GCVO, PC suggested it to the CO while presenting the new unit's Queen and Regimental Colours in 1965.In Commonwealth tradition, Assault Pioneers have always worn beards,