HALIFAX — Commodore Josee Kurtz, a 31-year veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy, says she hopes her historic appointment to lead a NATO fleet inspires more young people to join the armed forces.
Since mid-June, Kurtz has been in charge of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two, one of four naval groups operated by the 29-member alliance. The 51-year-old Navy officer from Joliette, Que., became the first woman to be given such a command in NATO history.
“I do think it sends a really strong signal to the newer generation of young people who want to do a military career, and I say …read more
Source: National Newswatch