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Former RCAF pilots inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame

– By John Chalmers Four new Members were inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame at its annual dinner and ceremonies, held on June 7, 2018, in the Sunwest Aviation hangar at the Calgary International Airport. Their induction brings to 232 the total number of individuals who have been honoured for contributions to Canadian Aviation. The Royal …

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Air-Sea Rescue saved airmen shot down during the Raid on Dieppe

– By Major William March The Raid on Dieppe, France, on August 19, 1942, was a pivotal moment in the Second World War. With virtually all of continental Europe under German occupation, the Allied forces faced a well-entrenched enemy. Some method had to be found to create a foothold on the continent, and the Raid on …

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Another day at Defence

– We are updating our image galleries to bring you recent photos from Canadian Armed Forces and National Defence. We will be adding new photos to this gallery regularly, featuring images from Combat Camera and other DND/CAF sources.

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Canadian Rangers get new rifles

– Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan announced delivery of the new C-19 rifle to the Canadian Rangers during a visit in Northern Canada on August 13.

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Chief Warrant Officer Tracy-Ann Fisher on the Army Communication and Information Systems Specialist trade

– By Michelle Savage, Army Public Affairs Ottawa, Ontario — Long gone are the days of the carrier pigeon. Today’s Army Communication and Information Systems Specialists (ACISS) use cutting-edge technology to ensure functional wired and wireless communication for the Canadian Army (CA). Chief Warrant Officer Tracy-Ann Fisher, who serves with 31 Signal Regiment in Hamilton, Ontario, …

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Ethically, what would you do? Politics on social media

– You notice that Casey has been interacting with and sharing posts related to the upcoming election. While you know that CAF members are not allowed to express political opinions while on duty, this situation is less clear…

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The Operation SOPRANO Task Force: Strength and numbers

– Being deployed on one of the largest UN missions employs many of the same qualities as any CAF operation: efficiency and effective teamwork.

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RCAF supports NATO enhanced Air Policing in Romania

– The Canadian Armed Forces is sending approximately 135 personnel and five Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CF-188 Hornets to Constanta, Romania, to participate in NATO Enhanced Air Policing from September to December 2018.

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CAF members deploy to assist in B.C. wildfire response

– Following the request for assistance from the Province of British Columbia on August 13, the 3rd Canadian Division has deployed a team to conduct liaison and coordination with Joint Task Force Pacific and the B.C. Wildfire Service.

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Safe Workspaces: Starting a Dialogue and Taking Action on Harassment in the Public Service

– The Clerk of the Privy Council, Michael Wernick has released a report including recommendations made by the Deputy Minister Task Team on how federal organizations can prevent harassment, support victims, and respond to allegations.

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