About

Canadian Airborne Brotherhood

The Brotherhood Web Site consists of a Nominal Roll of all jumpers from the Canadian Armed Forces. This is not a club or an association. It does not cost a cent. You will find that there are all types of men and women who have jumped from perfectly good aircraft.(Army-Navy-Airforce)

The Nominal Roll is for contacting purposes only. If you would like your name included on the Nominal Roll, send us an email including name, city, phone number, jump units or AQ. Also your original Regt/Corp.

Just a few of the units are listed below;
1st Can Para Bn MSF
Search and Rescue SSF
Para Rescue SAS
FSSF (Devil’s Brigade) Skyhawks
Cdn AB Regt CJATC
Jump Companys CFPMD
Jump Battalions 28 COD
CABC Airborne Qualified


The Brotherhood will provide you with Military News to keep you informed of what is happening. i.e.; reunions, news articles etc. This comes from the membership. If you have something of interest. Please send it in. The Last Post is; In memory of those not fallen but have taken their last jump.

Contact us for more information. cdn.ab.brotherhood@sympatico.ca

Note; I can use all the help I can get in locating jumpers. I would like to thank the Rep’s of the SAR, Cdn AB Regt, 1st Can Para, FSSF/DB and all of the individuals that have sent in names and E-Mail addresses.

Have a good one soldier.
Jim Steed


Jim Steed and his Army

Warrant Officer JE Steed CD*
Born 1938 in Windsor, ON. Joined the Army (RCOC) in 1954 at the age of 16 (Soldier Apprentice) and retired in 1984. (30 yrs) I then competed for a job as a civil servant and did 10 more years for DND.

I have been married to my wife Marlene for 50 years, have two sons (both serving) and two grandchildren.

I am a member of the Canadian Airborne Forces Association, Airborne Regiment Association of Canada and the Canada Peacekeeping Veteran's Association.

In recognition of my service to my country. I am the recipient of the Special Service Medal with NATO and Alert bar's, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, United Nations in Cyrus Medal, United Nations in Egypt Medal and the Canadian Decoration
with rosette.

My tours over the years included a number across Canada; RCOC School Montreal, 27 COD London, 6 AOD London, CFS Alert, CFB Petawawa, CFS Masset and CFB Edmonton with the Canadian Airborne Regt and CFB Kingston. Overseas tours included NATO in Germany Fort Henry (Soest) CFB Baden Baden, CFB Lahr and UN in Egypt and Cyprus.

Chief Warrant Officer KA Steed CD* - (Son)
Joined in 1978 as a Wpns Tech (L) and served 25 years. His tours in Canada were CFB Borden (instructor), CFB Shilo, CFB Cornwallis, CFB Calgary, and CFB Petawawa with the Canadian Airborne Regt, CFB Edmonton and DASPM in Hull. Overseas tours included NATO in Germany and injured in Croatia and served with the UN in the Golan Heights. Retired from the regular forces and joined the Reserves. Stationed in Reddeer AB

Captain R Light CD* - (Daughter-In-Law)
Joined the Cadets in 1974 and became a CIC officer in 1984. She took the British Refresher Jump Course in Aldershot, UK in 1991. She was the CO of 2919 Grey and Simcoe Forresters in Barrie, ON, 1944 EME Cadet Corps in Creemore, ON and 2551 PPCLI Airborne Cadet Corps in Edmonton, AB. She is currently on the SHR list in Edmonton, AB.

Cpl. JT Steed CD* - (Son)
Joined the RCR's in 1982 (Infantry) and is still serving. His tours in Canada were CFB Gagetown and CFB Petawawa. He served 8 years with the Canadian Airborne Regt. This soldier served as a Peacekeeper with two tours in Cyprus one each in Bosnia, Croatia (injured), Kosovo and Somalia.

OH CANADA WE STAND ON GUARD FOR THEE
The Steed Family has proudly served our country for over 100 years and is still serving. PROUD TO BE CANADIAN.