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Mental Health Co-Champions’ Message: Maintaining your mental well-being during the holidays

– As the holidays approach, we are all surrounded by messages and commercials encouraging us to be joyful and merry. For some, the reality can be different, and the season brings considerable stress that can take a toll on their mental and physical health.

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Army engineers tackle rough conditions during Exercise NIHILO SAPPER 2018

– The troops participating in Ex NIHILO SAPPER 18 were challenged by torrential rains, gale force winds, an early season blizzard, and an extensive collection of community based engineering tasks that needed to be completed in tight timelines.

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Protect your mental health and well-being this holiday season

– The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends but it’s also important to keep your health in check…

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Navy showcases new technologies at 2018 MARPAC Naval Technical Seminar

– The 2018 Maritime Forces Pacific (MARPAC) Naval Technical Seminar was held with great success on November 7 and 8 in Work Point, Esquimalt, B.C.

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Third Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship receives lucky coin

– As part of Strong, Secure, Engaged: Canada’s Defence Policy, the Government of Canada is acquiring six Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) to strengthen the Royal Canadian Navy’s capabilities while equipping its women and men with highly versatile ships.

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8 Wing and 5 Wing help RCMP spread holiday cheer to the north

– On December 10, 2018, the RCAF again assisted the RCMP in their “Toys for the North” campaign to deliver toys to children in some of Canada’s most remote, northerly locations.

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A Padre’s Presence: CAF padres and their role during the holidays

– To Canadians, this time of year marks the beginning of family dinners and holiday traditions. However, for many deployed Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) soldiers, this reality is out of reach.

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CAF begins processing claims in LGBT Purge settlement

– The LGBT Purge was a dark period in Canada’s history, and while we can’t change what happened, we can work towards reconciliation, learning from the past and righting the wrongs that occurred.

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CAF Story | Mom and Dad in Command of the Same Ship

– There have been a couple of times where we have both been deployed at the same time. And sometimes that can be tricky to stick handle in terms of the parenting roles…

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Canada concludes its role as Chair of NATO Military Intelligence Committee

– When Canada assumed the role in January 2018, it did so with a focus on driving intelligence reforms to improve the speed and effectiveness of intelligence analysis and sharing.

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