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Canadian Army engineers build capacity with Iraqi forces

– Deploying north of Baghdad to instruct Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) on the use of specialized counter-improvised explosive device (IED) equipment, 20 soldiers from 4 Engineer Support Regiment (4 ESR) in Gagetown, N.B. have been supporting Coalition efforts in building partner capacity since August 2018.

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DT News: New Ranger patrols stand up in Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Canadian Army helps fulfill Ontario boy’s wish list

– 5th Canadian Division recently stood up two new ranger patrols in the Deer Lake area in Newfoundland.

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DRDC provides scientific support to Exercise ARDENT DEFENDER

– Counter explosive hazard experts from Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) demonstrated new technologies and obtained feedback which will shape future research to advance the Canadian Armed Forces’ Counter Explosive Threat capacity.

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Canadian Army helps fulfill Ontario boy’s wish list

– Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian Army has appointed its first-ever Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the entire Army: a 15-year-old from London, Ontario. In fact, the appointment was for just one day but the youth in question, Aiden Anderson, now has memories to last for years.

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Brigadier-General Jennie Carignan on progress of Operation HONOUR within 2nd Canadian Division

– Montréal, Québec — The tabling of the Auditor General of Canada’s Report on November 20, 2018 concerning inappropriate sexual behaviour in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) sparked much interest and was extensively reported in the media. In the wake of this report, I believe it is timely to reflect upon and to take stock of this issue.

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Op PALACI maintains avalanche control in Rogers Pass

– Every year since 1961, Canadian Armed Forces gunners from all over Canada come together during Operation PALACI in Rogers Pass, British Columbia. Their job is to trigger avalanches using C3 105mm Howitzers in this vital choke-point in Canada’s transportation corridor.

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Sharp dressed man, RCAF-style

– Clothing Stores and the wing tailor at 14 Wing Greenwood, Nova Scotia, make sure Santa is kitted out and ready for his big night.

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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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Communication established with North Pole thanks to 37th Operation RADIO SANTA

– Winnipeg, Manitoba — Operation RADIO SANTA is certainly a no-fail mission for members of 38 Canadian Brigade Group (38 CBG) as soldiers visit hundreds of excited elementary school children in Ontario and western Canada to make sure they can talk to Santa Claus during the week of December 3 to 8, 2018.

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Canadian Army assisted with Halifax Explosion disaster relief 101 years ago

– Halifax, Nova Scotia — It’s been 101 years since thousands of Canadian soldiers, other military personnel and civilians rushed to save the city and its people.

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