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Tag: Training – Military professional development and training opportunities

New Peace Support Training Centre at CFB Kingston: Training for the future

– The new Peace Support Training Centre facility at Canadian Forces Base Kingston is almost complete. Set up to provide realistic and thorough training, the new facility includes an outdoor mine-awareness training area, a simulated UN observation post, lecture halls and a state-of-the-art radio broadcast and production room.

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First Nations bombardier trains team of Gunners for 101st Nijmegen Marches

– Oromocto, New Brunswick — Day in, day out, Bombardier Dakota Don Williams, a First Nations Canadian Army member, is training with a team of Gunners from The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery School (RCAS), who will depart in July to the Netherlands to participate in the 101st annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen.

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Military Police, Brandon Police Benefit from Joint Training Exercise

– CFB Shilo: Shilo Stag As part of the base’s force protection and security exercise, Canadian Forces Base Shilo Military Police and the local Brandon Police Service handled a simulation dealing with an active shooter and hostage taking. This unique training opportunity between the military and civilian police services was a tremendous benefit to everyone, according …

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RCAF concludes Exercise Maple Flag 50

– News Article / June 26, 2017 From the Royal Canadian Air Force Exercise Maple Flag 50, the Royal Canadian Air Force’s largest and most complex international training event of the year, concluded June 23, 2017, at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta. The exercise began on May 29 and brought together nearly 1,600 Canadian Armed Forces …

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Clearance divers head to Caribbean

– By Peter Mallett Two diving personnel from Fleet Diving Unit (Pacific) are heading to the Caribbean at the end of May to take part in international military diving exercises off the waters of Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago. Divers will deploy May 27 for the 2017 edition of Exercise TRADEWINDS. They will rendezvous with 10 …

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The inner workings of an international exercise

– News Article / June 14, 2017 To see more images, click on the photograph under “Image Gallery”. By Second Lieutenant Camille Dolphin Keeping an exercise the size of Maple Flag on track takes a huge team of dedicated and experienced personnel. From food services to transportation to supply to finance,  host of services and capabilities …

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42 Radar Squadron works with U.S. Marines during Exercise Maple Flag 50

– News Article / June 12, 2017 To see more images, click on the photograph under “Image Gallery”. By Lieutenant Camille Dolphin At 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, members of 42 Radar Squadron support flight training and operations throughout the year by providing ground-based tactical control services to aircraft engaged in air combat training missions. They …

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438 Squadron “Wildcats” shine on U.S. leadership course

– News Article / May 30, 2017 From 438 Squadron Sergeant Jocelyn Mayer of 438 Tactical Helicopter “City of Montreal” Squadron, located at St-Hubert, Quebec, won the top award at the end of the Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Class 17-3, an intense leadership course in Tennessee, U.S.A. For six weeks, more than 100 senior non-commissioned officers (NCOs) …

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Royal Canadian Air Force hosts Exercise Maple Flag 50

–  News Article / May 29, 2017 Royal Canadian Air Force Now into its fiftieth iteration, Exercise Maple Flag, the Royal Canadian Air Force’s largest and most complex international training event of the year, begins this week at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta. “Exercise Maple Flag, and those like it, enables the RCAF to continue its …

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MTOG building relationships, contributing to maritime safety and security

– Navy News / April 12, 2017 By MTOG and Lieutenant-Commander Kelly Williamson The Royal Canadian Navy’s Maritime Tactical Operations Group (MTOG) is increasingly engaged in international capacity building activities as a means of fostering relationships, encouraging mutual understanding and contributing to maritime safety and security across the globe. MTOG recently completed a series of activities …

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