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Tag: Training – Military professional development and training opportunities

Fighter Weapons Instructor Course trains Canada’s elite

– The course is the equivalent of a graduate-level education, and it is how the RCAF Fighter Pilot and Tactical Command and Control fleets train their foremost tactical and standards experts.

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Canadian Forces Intelligence Command takes command and control of two Canadian Forces Schools

– The Canadian Forces Intelligence Command has brought the Canadian Forces School of Military Intelligence and the Canadian Forces School of Meteorology under its umbrella.

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Snowbirds complete 2018 spring training at 19 Wing Comox

– The 2018 CF Snowbirds reflect the diversity and opportunities available equally to men and women in the Canadian military. Each member of the Snowbirds team is a full-time serving member who demonstrates the skill, professionalism, and teamwork essential to achieving aviation excellence.

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Canadian Forces Chaplains train African colleagues in Botswana

– The class included a diverse profile of participants from Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, and Sierra Leone, with the bulk of the class coming from the host country of Botswana.

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417 Squadron gains valuable mountain flying experience

– “Mountain flying is particularly dangerous due to what can be really strong winds, and the mountain illusions. (…) If you’re not cross-checking and looking at your instruments, you can get into a bad situation,” said 417 Squadron’s Commanding Officer Major Alexia Shore.

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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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Université Laval to offer Military Leadership Certificates

– “This agreement reflects the importance that the CAF places on continuing education and professional development. We are pleased to partner with Université Laval, a prestigious institution, to support a quality program designed specifically for our military,” said Brigadier-General Hercule Gosselin.

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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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3rd Division gets new Padres

– The training program covered a wide range of topics including spiritual/pastoral care and counselling, suicide prevention, and advising commanding officers on moral and spiritual wellbeing.

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Canadian Army Reserve trucking trainees go international

– Toronto, Ontario — A new milestone has been reached in an initiative to train Canadian Army (CA) Reservists in long-distance trucking: a United States border crossing.

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