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RCAF Lieutenant-Colonel John Roper receives U.S. Legion of Merit

– The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 20, 1942, has awarded the Legion of Merit (Degree of Legionnaire) to Colonel John A. Roper, Royal Canadian Air Force.

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First USAF members complete Sentinel Program

– Three United States Air Force sergeants recently became the first USAF members to complete the Canadian Armed Forces Sentinel Program.

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Canada’s newest astronauts complete basic training

– Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronauts Lieutenant-Colonel Joshua Kutryk and Dr. Jenni Sidey-Gibbons celebrated the end of their basic training, along with their NASA classmates, during a ceremony on January 10, 2020, at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

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Aviation community says goodbye to Fern Villeneuve

– The founder of the RCAF’s legendary “Golden Hawks” aerobatic team died December 25, 2019, at the age of 92.

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Remembering aviation legend Russell Bannock

– Canada’s second highest scoring Second World War ace, and a legend in Canadian civil aviation, Russ Bannock, died on January 4, 2020, at the age of 100.

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Track and field for Masters athletes

– This is the first in a series of articles that will cover all aspects of Masters athletes’ training and nutrition for track and field events.

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Changes to service medals announced

– As part of Strong, Secure, Engaged, (SSE 7), the Government of Canada is modernizing the Canadian Armed Forces Honours and Awards system to ensure military members’ service to Canada is recognized in a more timely and appropriate manner.

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Canada’s Air Task Force completes mission in Romania

– Since 2014, Operation Reassurance has been key to demonstrating Canada’s commitment to our NATO allies.

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What’s in your paycheque?

– Twice every month, Regular Force military members are paid for the work they do serving Canada. But how is that bi-monthly amount is calculated?

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MND Holiday Message to the Defence Team

– The holiday season is upon us and I would like to extend my best wishes to everyone across the Defence Team.

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