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DT News: The 2019 DM and CDS Holiday Card Contest Winner, DM Jody Thomas and DVCDS MGen Allen are recognized as two of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women and CAF medical and dental personnel provide humanitarian aid as part of Op GLOBE

– We are happy to announce that the winner of the 2019 Deputy Minister and Chief of the Defence Staff Holiday Card contest is… bagpipes please.

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22 Wing participates in international virtual exercise

– 22 Wing personnel joined international participants in Exercise Coalition Virtual Flag 19-4, a worldwide synthetic training exercise that replicates major battlefield operations.

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Canadian researcher investigating gender and peacekeeping

– As the United Nations and militaries across the world work toward greater female representation in peacekeeping operations, a Canadian researcher is delving into this little-studied area to shed more light on the potential implications.

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Women making History on Operation IMPACT

– The Canadian Training and Assistance Teams (CTAT) on Operation IMPACT, Canada’s training mission in the Middle East, are helping Jordan and Lebanon build military capacity through projects and training that contribute to long-term security and stability.

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Canadian Army Combat Engineers helping ‘bridge the gap’ in Ukraine

– Under the banner of Operation UNIFIER, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel have been sharing their expertise in the name of building capacity within the Security Forces of Ukraine since 2015.

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U.S. hosts first Space Flag exercise with coalition partners

– The U.S. Air Force recently hosted space military leaders from Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom at its annual Space Flag exercise, which focuses on deterring, denying and disrupting adversarial actions in the space domain.

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The International Faces of Operation UNIFIER.

– For Captain Christine Andersen of the Royal Danish Defence Academy, her path to Operation UNIFIER in Ukraine started with a chance introduction to maple syrup. Well, sort of.

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RCAF’s 408 Squadron trains with Allies for Iraq deployment

– 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron went to Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, in November 2019 to train in desert-like conditions in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Iraq.

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Market Garden Profile of Courage: Flying Officer Otto Hjalmar Antoft

– Otto Hjalmar Antoft’s path took him from Denmark to Nova Scotia to the skies over Arnhem during Operation Market Garden. He died when the Short Stirling aircraft on which he was a crew member was shot down during the struggle to secure “a bridge too far”.

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Deployed to Latvia with hockey gear for cultural exchange events

– It was a hive of activity on a muggy Monday morning at the Kapyong Barracks on July 9, 2019 as about 130 soldiers began their six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, with hockey gear and fishing rods packed along with their usual soldier gear.

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