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Another day at Defence

– We are updating our image galleries to bring you recent photos from Canadian Armed Forces and National Defence. We will be adding new photos to this gallery regularly, featuring images from Combat Camera and other DND/CAF sources.

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Message from the Champion to the Defence Team – Transgender Day of Remembrance

– As your Champion for Gender and Diversity for Operations, I encourage you all to learn about, and commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance today.

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Team Rubicon Canada – Answering The Call Like No One Else Can

– Natural disasters are on the rise in Canada, and can have a devastating financial and emotional impact on families and communities. Team Rubicon Canada seeks to lessen this impact through its veteran-led volunteer force.

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DT News: exercise URBAN REAPER and the Remembrance Day Sentry Program

– Transcript (Hannah) Members of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group are sharpening their live fire and explosive training skills in an urban environment. (Julie-Anne) Exercise URBAN REAPER was recently conducted at Camp Adazi in Latvia and Nursipalu, Estonia. This exercise provided dismounted soldiers with training geared towards enhancing the battlegroup’s operational proficiency in urban environments. …

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Dr. Sarah Lockyer: The Science of Honouring the Fallen

– The remains of Canadian soldiers, fallen during the First and Second World Wars, find themselves in the laboratory of Dr. Sarah Lockyer as part of the Casualty Identification Program. In order to connect those remains to a fallen soldier, and ultimately a family, Sarah uses her expertise in forensic anthropology and creates a human connection to Canada’s military history.

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Warships bedazzle in Second World War paint pattern

– For the next year, it will be easy to distinguish HMCS Regina from the other West Coast frigates as it has a new paint job. The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) decided to paint Regina in a Second World War Admiralty commemorative paint scheme to honour the 75th anniversary of the end of the Battle of …

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60 Seconds with Major Erik Weigelin, Helicopter Air Detachment Commander, HMCS Ville de Québec

– Hi. I’m Major Erik Weigelin, the helicopter air detachment commander embarked in HMCS Ville de Quebec. We’re on Operation REASSURANCE and right now, we’re taking part in Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE in Trondheim, Norway.

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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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Headstone cleaning at National Military Cemetery draws hundreds of volunteers

– Volunteer military and community members spruced up the official cemetery of the Canadian Armed Forces, scrubbing 3500 headstones over the weekend of 19-20 October.

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Operation TRANSITION: It Involves Us All

– Serving in the military is not just a job, it’s a way of life that involves the entire family. There is no other career quite like it, a career that, for many members, becomes synonymous with their identity. That is why transitioning from military to civilian life can be one of the most difficult transitions …

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