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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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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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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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Reservists wanted to ‘fill in the gaps’ at Gagetown

– Oromocto, New Brunswick — Canadian Army (CA) Reserve Force members may only serve part-time, but officers from one of the Army’s busiest centres say their help is both very much needed and highly valued.

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Canadian Rangers use “ihuma” to help train Arctic Operations Advisors

– Resolute Bay, Nunavut — Military operations and exercises in any environment have an inherent element of danger, but when the most northern areas of Canada are the staging grounds, the risks are compounded by polar weather and a vast and bleak terrain.

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Joined at 40, Supply Technician likes mix of stability and excitement

– Ottawa, Ontario — Got all your gear, fuel and rations? Thank your Supply Technician.

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Earth Day: Wainwright’s heritage bison herd inspires Second Annual Bison Run

– Wainwright, Alberta — You can’t roller skate in a buffalo herd, according to the questionable wisdom of the late Texas country singer Roger Miller, but you could support Earth Day by running in the second annual Bison Run, if you’ve a mind to.

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Medium Range Radar: a portable, powerful addition to the Canadian Army toolbox

– Ottawa, Ontario — Recent military operations in places like Iraq and Afghanistan have shown that smaller – even improvised – weapons are both difficult to detect and deadly.

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