The dispersion of RCEME expertise across all environments of the CAF in all geographical regions of Canada causes some unique challenges with respect to the application of consistent Land Equipment Management System (LEMS) policy and practices to sustain domestic and deployed operations. Exercise BLUEBELL strongly reinforces LEMS consistency through the sharing of ideas from all environments and through the articulation of developing LEMS policy as we work towards Army 2021.

Click here to read the 2019 Bluebell instructions. Annex A here.

Note: The dates for Bluebell Montréal, Valcartier, Edmonton. and Wainwright were updated after the 2019 Bluebell Instructions were signed by D RCEME. As such, the dates below are the most up to date and correct dates to follow.

Director RCEME, Corps SM and Col Cmdt are planning to visit the following bases for Bluebell 2019 activities:

  • Gagetown – 03 May 2019
  • Borden – 16 May 2019
  • NCR – 23 May 2019
  • Petawawa – 06 June 2019
  • Montreal – 12 June
  • Valcartier – 13 June 2019
  • Wainwright –  18 June 2019
  • Edmonton – 19 June 2019


Click here to see pictures from Bluebell 2018.