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Ottawa recognizes Army units with Freedom of the City

– Ottawa, Ontario — The City of Ottawa has shown its gratitude to local military units and cadet corps with a rare honour that saw more than a dozen of them march through the city’s streets on Saturday, September 16.

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‘An orange day at home’ – School counsellor resource to help military kids succeed

– Ottawa, Ontario —Twenty years or so ago, 80 per cent of military families in Canada lived apart from the rest of society, with many services offered on the bases.

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Civilian employers, educators honoured for support to Reservists

– Ottawa, Ontario — “I found a family, and I learned to lead.”
Senior Associate Deputy Minister of National Defence Jody Thomas was sincere and earnest as she addressed the crowd at the Canadian Forces Liaison Council 2017 Awards Dinner on May 25, 2017.

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Latvia, Canada will stand ‘shoulder to shoulder’ at Army Run

– Ottawa, Ontario — Canada’s military presence in Latvia, where troops are supporting NATO deterrence efforts in Eastern Europe, is a relatively recent development. However, the two nations enjoy a number of much older, and very deep, connections.

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Dieppe Raid a victory delayed

– This year marks 75 years since a largely Canadian force, drawn from 2nd Canadian Division, suffered heavy casualties landing on the beaches near Dieppe, France.

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Army Reserve musicians play a part in massive spider and dragon spectacular

– Ottawa, Ontario — Skills learned in the Canadian Army Reserve can lead to some pretty wild civilian employment opportunities, as was recently proven when a giant spider and dragon-horse roamed and battled on the streets of Ottawa.

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Rule-breaking photos offer a candid look at the First World War

– Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — Discipline is fundamental to every military force, but one soldier who broke the rules did historians a great favour when he smuggled a camera to the front and captured an unfiltered, soldier’s-eye view of the conflict.

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Operation UNIFIER in Ukraine: ‘a woven tapestry of international partners’

– Starychi, Ukraine — Operation UNIFIER (Op UNIFIER) is Canada’s contribution to a multinational effort that is building and improving military capacity in Ukraine.

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Canadian Army Reservists exercise skills with allies in South Dakota during Exercise GOLDEN COYOTE 2017

– Belle Fourche, South Dakota — A group of Canadian soldiers and officers from 38 Canadian Brigade Group (38 CBG) participated in Exercise GOLDEN COYOTE, an engineering exercise with Danish and American soldiers run by the South Dakota Army National Guard.

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Combatives championships reinforce hand-to-hand fighting skills

– Petawawa, Ontario — The lead organizer of an annual Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) fighting competition says he hopes it will help bring what is known as “combatives” training to the forefront of essential military skills development in Canada.

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