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Veteran Family Program: Easing your transition

– The Veteran Family Program (VFP), funded by Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), is now available at 32 Military Family Resource Centres (MFRCs) across the country.

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NPF presents the Woman of Distinction Award

– The award is presented to an employee of the Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces, who shows passion for her work, demonstrates excellence at work and in the community, exhibits integrity and ethical behavior, and is a role model to others.

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The Defence Team is moving to an electronic format for performance management

– The Public Service Performance Management (PSPM) web application will be available as of April 20 for civilian employees and managers, and on April 27th for military managers.

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CAF culinary team wins silver at international competition

– The Canadian cooks competed against cooks from France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. This year’s exercise showcased the talents of 237 military chefs from all military services around the globe.

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CAF welcomes first Muslim female chaplain and chaplain candidate

– The occasions mark a turning point in Canadian Armed Forces history, and help fulfill the Royal Canadian Chaplain Service’s initiative to increase diversity and improve gender balance.

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Defence Team talks racial discrimination

– Remarks by senior leadership were followed by a panel discussion and an open question and answer period that engaged a large number of attendees and subject matter experts.

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Vietnamese refugee gives back as naval officer

– Having been given a fresh opportunity, Lieutenant-Commander Kim Poirrier wanted to give back to her adopted country. “To truly appreciate this privilege is to give back,” she says.

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Beyond the bullets and the bandages: Chaplaincy at DND

– “Most padres are not primarily counsellors or therapists. They are a listening ear, a source of perspective, and a point of contact to other supports. Anybody can access a padre.” – Padre Alex Lewanowicz

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Lessons to be learned with ‘Respect in the CAF’

– Respect in the CAF: Take a stand against sexual misconduct was designed as a voluntary workshop for members and is being offered in 24 locations across Canada.

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Outstanding work ethic leads to Sailor of the Year award

– Every year, Canadian Fleet Pacific recognizes sailors who perform their duties above and beyond the high standard that is demanded of them. Leading Seaman Houle Carrière has shown that she is the Sailor of the Year, in and out of uniform.

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