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Canadian Army Combat Engineers helping ‘bridge the gap’ in Ukraine

– Under the banner of Operation UNIFIER, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel have been sharing their expertise in the name of building capacity within the Security Forces of Ukraine since 2015.

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60 Seconds with Captain Rune Rossen, Operations Officer of the 1st Armoured Battalion, Jutland Dragoon Regiment, Royal Danish Army

– This is part of the 60 Seconds with… series, featuring Captain Rune Rossen, Operations Officer of the 1st Armoured Battalion, Jutland Dragoon Regiment, Royal Danish Army. He answered as many randomly drawn questions as he could in 60 seconds.

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First World War Nursing Sister Laura Gamble: ‘Tender hands, buoyant spirit’

– By Steven Fouchard, Army Public Affairs Ottawa, Ontario — When Canada remembers the First World War, Western Europe looms large: Vimy, Passchendaele, Flanders. However, Canadians made equally significant, if lesser-known, contributions in the Mediterranean region. Canada had no combat troops there but, in places like Greece, Malta and parts of Africa, Canadians served with great …

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Korean-Canadian officer proud to be part of Imjin Hockey Classic

– By Steven Fouchard, Army Public Affairs Ottawa, Ontario — Captain Han Choi was just a boy in his native South Korea when he first heard the story of the Battle of Kapyong. Taking place over two days in April of 1951, it saw a battalion of 700 Canadians mount a successful defence against a Chinese …

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Second World War Discovery Box deals with ‘difficult history’

– The Canadian War Museum (CWM) is bringing the Second World War to life for students across the country with a new “Discovery Box” of artifacts designed to stimulate discussion in the classroom.

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From Junior Canadian Ranger to Doctor

– Just 10 years ago, Dylan Vatcher was a member of the Junior Canadian Ranger (JCR) patrol at La Tabatière on the Lower North Shore of Quebec. In the spring of 2019, he completed his doctorate in medicine at McGill University.

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Ex-Combat Engineer applies Army skills to Parliament’s Centre Block rehabilitation

– A former Canadian Army (CA) member says the military experience was ideal preparation for his current work as a project manager on the rehabilitation of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block.

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DT News: Register now for the Canada Army Run! Use the promo code ‘DTN’ to save on registration

– We’re here with the Canada Army Run race director, Major Dave Tischhauser, at the Canadian War Museum, the site of this year’s edition of the run.

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Private Frederick Lee: one of the first fallen Canadian soldiers of Chinese heritage

– Ottawa, Ontario — In a less inclusive time, Private Frederick Lee overcame discrimination to become one of the first Chinese-Canadians to serve in the First World War, and sadly, may have been the very first Chinese-Canadian to die for Canada in military service.

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‘Swift, Skilled, Alert’ – mother and soldier Sergeant Melissa Walcott’s story

– Oromocto, New Brunswick — Sergeant Melissa Walcott isn’t just “any other soldier,” as this mother of three is continually seeking challenges to push herself mentally and physically – all the while balancing the demands of being a soldier, signaller, leader, wife, mother, and role model!

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