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Invictus Games National Relay Flag Tour

– The Invictus Games National Flag Tour began on Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, B.C. on August 16, before making its way east across the country.

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HMCS Charlottetown’s embarked CH-124 Sea King helicopter reaches 100 hours of deployed flight

– Since Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown departed Halifax, Nova Scotia, on August 8, 2017 for Operation REASSURANCE, it has regularly participated in single-ship and task group training.

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“A stupid idea”: father and son circle the globe by helicopter

– All kinds of military aircraft come and go from 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alta., but on August 9 a civilian helicopter on an impressive mission stopped for a visit.

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Invictus Profile: Cpl (Retd) Chris Klodt

– It turns out that the impending birth of a baby and a lesser-known sport nicknamed ‘murderball’ can go a long way when it comes to rehabilitating from a broken spine.

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There’s no “I” in “austere”: Working as a team in Canada’s North during Operation NANOOK

– The Canadian Armed Forces conducted Operation NANOOK 2017 in Nunavut and Labrador from August 14 to August 25. The importance of building relationships was central throughout the operation.

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Remembering Hill 70

– On August 15, 1917, the Canadians seized the trenches around Hill 70. On the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Hill 70, we remember their sacrifice.

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Bravery through fire: the Victoria Cross at Dieppe

– In the midst of carnage, acts of courage shine all the brighter. At Dieppe, there were two Canadian soldiers whose extraordinary bravery would see them awarded the Victoria Cross—the Commonwealth’s highest military honour.

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Remembering Dieppe

– On August 19, 1942, over 6 100 Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Dieppe, France with the goal of capturing the port town from the Germans. On the 75th anniversary of the Raid of Dieppe, we remember their sacrifice.

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Uncommon art creates buzz at war memorial

– The newest project by artist Jessica Lynn Wiebe involved filling and stacking 550 sandbags around the First and Second World War monuments at the Acadia War Memorial in Wolfville, N.S.

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National Defence named one of Canada’s best places to work

– The rankings were determined from over 600 000 employee reviews from across Canada. DND and the Canadian Armed Forces scored an impressive overall rating of 4.3 on Indeed’s five-point scale.

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