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Tag: Career – Updates, information and resources

Reunion of 1968 pilot grads

– Twenty-eight of the original members of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Pilot Course 6806/6807 gathered at the Wardroom at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt in Victoria, British Columbia over the weekend of September 21-23, 2018.

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Four ways Personnel Development can help with your career

– Personnel Development (PDev) is a sub-section of the Canadian Forces Support Unit (Ottawa) that provides career, education and transition support to military members of the National Capital Region.

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Adapting to better meet the needs of non-commissioned members

– The new chief warrant officer of the Canadian Armed Forces, CWO Alain Guimond, would like to continue the work started by his predecessor, WO Kevin West, at the Chief Warrant Officer Osside Profession of Arms Institute. He also wants the institute to adapt to its clientele in order to be even better at meeting the needs of non-commissioned members wishing to receive training.

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Mark your calendars for the Defence Team Career and Networking Fair on October 17, 2018

– The Defence Team will hold its first Career and Networking Fair on October 17, 2018 in Ottawa at the Diefenbaker Building, 111 Sussex Drive, as well as in several locations across the country. The main event in Ottawa, which will include workshops, kiosks and panel discussions, will also be available via virtual broadcast.

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Military aerospace control community shines at G7 Summit in Charlevoix

– RCAF Public Affairs The idea of “airspace” is a complex matter. By its simplest definition, it is the area of atmosphere in which aircraft operate; the realities of airspace are, however, much more involved. For instance, the aircraft operating in a given airspace must be managed to ensure they can operate safely. This includes controlling …

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Grad parade held for Air Reserve Basic Military Qualification Course

– RCAFBy Sara White Colonel Mark Larsen, Director Air Reserve at Royal Canadian Air Force headquarters in Ottawa, congratulated and encouraged graduates from the RCAF Reserve Basic Military Qualification (BMQ) course during their final parade on August 10, 2018. Twenty new Canadian Armed Forces members were part of BMQ Serial 0283, an RCAF Reserve-specific BMQ, which …

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Lieutenant-Colonel Kirsten Dubreuil returns to 4 Mission Support Squadron as commanding officer

– “Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine commanding the very unit that I started my career with some 14 years ago,” said Lieutenant-Colonel Dubreuil.

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DND/CAF to hold first Career and Networking Fair on October 17

– The first Defence Team Career and Networking Fair will take place on October 17 in Ottawa, as well as in several regional locations, including Petawawa, Esquimalt, Halifax, Kingston, Montreal, Gagetown, and Edmonton. This nationwide event is also going to be available online.

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Fire team partners forever

– Aviators Shawna Kelly and Melanie Julien-Foster were assigned as fire team partners at the beginning of their basic military training.

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Two sailors in a class of their own

– By Peter Mallett Two sailors celebrated an academic feat when they graduated from Royal Roads University in Victoria recently, each with their Master’s degree. Donning their dress uniform with graduation cap and gown, the two Royal Canadian Navy Marine Technicians were the only non-commissioned members (NCMs) in their graduating class at the June 12, 2018 …

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