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Tag: International – Stories from abroad and working with allies

Director of Military Prosecutions attends high-level UN meetings on national terrorism prosecutions

– Colonel Bruce MacGregor, Director of Military Prosecutions and Co-Chair of the International Association of Prosecutors’ Network of Military Prosecutors, was at UN Headquarters in New York on April 9-10, 2018 for high-level expert meetings on “Bringing terrorists to justice before national courts: developing guidelines to facilitate the collection of information and evidence by military and …

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HMCS St. John’s participated in the largest military exercise in Europe

– Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship St. John’s, along with other members of Standing NATO Maritime Group One, participated in Exercise JOINT WARRIOR 18 off the Northwest Coast of Scotland from April 23 to May 3, 2018.

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Marking UN Mine Awareness Day during Operation UNIFIER

– Over the course of UN Mine Awareness day, Canadian Armed Forces members deployed on Operation UNIFIER in Kamianets-Podilskyi exchanged procedures and tactics with their Ukrainian counterparts.

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Partners in the north: Canada hosts the Arctic Security Forces Roundtable in Halifax

– The conference brought together senior military officers, military and governmental Arctic experts, and academics specializing in defence and the Arctic, to promote greater regional understanding, dialogue, and cooperation in the Arctic region.

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Canadian Forces Chaplains train African colleagues in Botswana

– The class included a diverse profile of participants from Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, and Sierra Leone, with the bulk of the class coming from the host country of Botswana.

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Sackville teen conquers Cadet challenge

– The International Army Cadet Expedition is an annual event designed for senior army cadets ages 16 to 18. The expedition challenges cadets’ skills in a unique outdoor setting that helps improve upon their Army Cadet Corps training.

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Training starts for 2018 Nijmegen Marches

– In late March, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members set off from Point Pleasant Park in Halifax, N.S. on a 10 km march, marking the beginning of training for the 2018 edition of the Nijmegen Marches, an annual, international, four-day test of endurance in the Netherlands.

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Teamwork – The key to success on Operation CARIBBE

– Just a few days after arriving at their patrol area in international waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Central America, HMCS Whitehorse’s Operations Room was already monitoring the progress of several suspicious “targets of interest.”

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HMCS Whitehorse and Edmonton get three drug busts in two weeks on Operation CARIBBE

– The Canadian Armed Forces has contributed to the seizure of more than 85 tonnes of cocaine since Operation CARIBBE commenced in 2006 with the United States Joint Interagency Task Force South.

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Teamwork beyond borders: Canadian and U.S. search and rescue teams work together

– From contributing to missions or training together, the Canada-U.S. partnership is valuable to search and rescue in North America, not least of all because of the different perspectives each side brings.

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