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Uniform, camouflage and equipment modernization process marches on

– Some 600 soldiers at 4th Canadian Division Support Base (4 CDSB) Petawawa will soon be standing out as they help the Canadian Armed Forces test a new Canadian Disruptive Pattern (CADPAT) to help select a replacement camouflage for the current iconic woodland and arid CADPAT patterns.

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‘Together we will stand strong,’ says new Commander Canadian Army

– The new Commander Canadian Army (Comd CA) has officially stepped into the role with a pledge to give as much back to the institution as it has given him.

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Emotional moment at Juno Beach for 95-year-old Veteran and Battlefield cyclists

– When 95-year-old Second World War veteran Russell Kaye set foot on Juno Beach for his first time since D-Day, he wasn’t making his steps in its dark brown sand alone.

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The Long Road Home for the Kandahar Cenotaph

– It has travelled across a desert, an ocean, all the way across Canada and to the United States en route to its permanent home. The Kandahar Cenotaph, built by soldiers honouring their fallen comrades, is now housed in the Afghanistan Memorial Hall in Ottawa.

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Canadian Forces Base Shilo recognized for prairie conservation

– Environmental stewardship is an ongoing priority for Canada’s military. While that often means cleaning up the effects of activity on its many training grounds, the situation at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Shilo in Manitoba is quite different.

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Ceremonial Guard marches into summer with 23rd annual Fortissimo

– The Ceremonial Guard proudly presents Fortissimo, a military and musical spectacular on the lawns of Parliament Hill nightly from July 18 to 20 at 7 p.m.

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Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army comes ‘full circle’ with visit to Iraq

– Since first stepping into the role two years ago, Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army (CA) Paul Hindo has visited with soldiers on overseas deployments on several occasions.

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Kandahar Cenotaph rededication announced

– The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Department of National Defence (DND) are holding a rededication of the Kandahar Cenotaph in the Afghanistan Memorial Hall in Ottawa, with the families of the Fallen and other invited guests in attendance. It will take place on Saturday, August 17, 2019.

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Army Reservist, athlete and engineering consultant is ‘Never bored and never boring’

– Regina, Saskatchewan — A grappler, a soldier, and a consultant walk into the room. No, it is not the start of a bad joke, but it is simply my life in all its variety.

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Renewable energy system takes first Defence Innovation Challenge prize

– Quebec City, Quebec — Signals Officer Captain Pierre Frenette and several of his colleagues from the Canadian Army (CA)’s 35 Canadian Brigade Group (35 CBG), a Quebec-based Reserve formation, found themselves with a bit of extra time to think in the summer of 2013.

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