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Understanding identities: a talk with Brigadier-General Jocelyn Paul

– Ottawa, Ontario — Being an Indigenous member of the Canadian Army has brought many advantages to one of Canada’s most senior officers.

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The May 22 episode of Defence Team News highlights Indigenous Awareness Week

– Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting, Indigenous Awareness Week and GBA+ training course

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First-generation Canadian proud to represent the red and white

– Thunder Bay, Ontario — For Thunder Bay Army Reservist Sergeant John Ta, wearing the maple leaf on his left arm is a reminder of the freedom and privileges that he enjoys daily in Canada.

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Regimental Sergeant-Major enjoys rare Mother’s Day at ‘home’ with 40,000 strangers

– Hamilton, Ontario — Her steadfast commitment to the Army Reserve has often complicated traditional family events, and this is one of the first Mother’s Days that Chief Warrant Officer Tracy-Ann Fisher has been able to enjoy with her family.

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Military musician trades trombone for snowmobile during domestic operation

– Regardless of the trade, every member of the Canadian Armed Forces is a soldier first. Trading her trombone for a snowmobile, Corporal Samantha Rohringer learned this lesson firsthand when she was deployed to the Arctic in March for Operation NUNALIVUT 2018.

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Halifax Rifles get new wheels

– The new Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles rolling into Canadian Army units this spring, including the Halifax Rifles, based at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Detachment Aldershot, are top-of-the-line, complex and more mobile than any vehicle upgrade in years.

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From maternity leave to combat – mother in Canadian Army learns resilience

– Gagetown, New Brunswick — Sergeant Marie-Eve Martin successfully balances her role as a Gunner in the Canadian Army with the role of motherhood, although not without occasional heart-ache.

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Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army aims to be ‘a good ambassador’

– Ottawa, Ontario — The Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army (CA) says cultivating diversity will be one of his top priorities as he settles in to the role.

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Watch the May 3 episode of Defence Team News!

– Kosovo Security Force Best Soldier Competition and new Leopard 2 Armoured Engineer Vehicles

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Sackville teen conquers Cadet challenge

– The International Army Cadet Expedition is an annual event designed for senior army cadets ages 16 to 18. The expedition challenges cadets’ skills in a unique outdoor setting that helps improve upon their Army Cadet Corps training.

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