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Did you know? Radio Frequency Safety!

– Radio Frequency Safety is a difficult task. You can’t see it. It doesn’t bounce around like light does. The most important part is that you can’t feel it, because Radio Frequency Safety prevents it. Non-ionizing radiation, where Radio Frequency is concerned, does not have enough energy to change you at the atomic level, and it does not melt you from the inside out.

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Soldier On: Soldiers find healing with the Ottawa Senators

– Since 2016, the Ottawa Senators have supported Soldier On participants in rediscovering their passion for the game. Each winter, in the nation’s capital, members of the Ottawa Senators Alumni lace up their skates to train and play with a team of Soldier On participants.

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Nutrition changes are on the horizon!

– Since the launch of Health Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy, the Government of Canada has been taking action to make the healthier choice the easier choice for all Canadians. The Nutrition Month 2019 campaign is dedicated to help Canadians realize the potential of food to fuel, discover, prevent, heal and bring us together.

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Operation HONOUR – Progress Report 4

– On February 26, the Canadian Armed Forces released its fourth progress report on addressing sexual misconduct within our ranks.

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Mark your calendars for the 2019 RCAF Run

– The 2019 RCAF Run will take place on May 26, 2019.

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RCAF family advocate visits Luke AFB

– Colonel Heather Thorne-Albright, the RCAF family advocate, recently visited Luke Air Force Base in Arizona to promote practices and identify improvements in taking care of air personnel and their families.

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Paws for mental health: 4 Wing welcomes feline guests

– All through the month of January, 4 Wing Health Promotion supported the “Mental Health Awareness – Reduce Stigma, Create Awareness, Talk About It” Campaign with several creative and informative events…

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The Defence Team talks about mental health: continuing the conversation

– Military and civilian Defence Team members participated in a number of Bell Let’s Talk events to encourage an open dialogue about mental health during the sixth year Defence has participated in the initiative.

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Ask the Expert: What’s the deal with intermittent fasting?

– Intermittent fasting is essentially a diet that cycles between periods of eating and not eating, and is often promoted for weight loss. There is insufficient evidence to recommend any intermittent energy restriction regimens. Military personnel should avoid being on duty in a fasted state as it can negatively affect safety and operational readiness…

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Petty Officer grateful for CAF support in dealing with mental illness

– Life has not always been easy for Petty Officer 2nd Class Chevonne Fisher, but she counts herself lucky in many ways…

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