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By the Book: Changing the Narrative of Female Integration in Armed Forces

– Dawnieca Palma, Canadian Joint Operations Command Public Affairs The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) is the largest UN peacekeeping mission. Overall, MONUSCO boasts over 15, 000 military personnel from 54 nations. It comes as no surprise that the mission also has the highest percentage of female military peacekeepers. …

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Bicyclists Join the CJOC HQ Ride

– Dawnieca Palma, CJOC PA Lined up along the front of 1600 Star Top, spoke-to-spoke, riders are getting ready for the start of the Canadian Joint Operations Command’s Headquarters (CJOC HQ) Ride. Among the revving of a Harley-Davison and the gleam of a BMW motorcycle, a small group of bicycles stand with the other riders. For …

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Canadian Lieutenant-General Eyre is honoured with a Korean name

– June 4, 2019 United Nations Command (UNC) Deputy Commander, Lieutenant-General (LGen) Wayne Eyre received an honourary Korean name from the Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance Friendship Association (RUAFA) at the Republic of Korea (ROK) Ministry of National Defense Convention Center in Seoul, South Korea. LGen Eyre is the first Canadian to receive this honour as he …

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The Importance of Training in Crew Readiness

– By Captain Annie Morin, Public Affairs Officer for Op CARIBBE To Note: On May 6, 2019, HMC Ships Yellowknife and Whitehorse completed their deployment on Op CARIBBE. The current deployment began on June 24, 2019. Have you ever thought about what it takes to deploy on an operational ship? You quickly realize that there are …

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Relationship-building is key for Civil-Military Cooperation specialists in the Caribbean

– By: Lt Suzanne Nogue, Public Affairs Officer Kingston, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – A common theme amongst these missions is s Strengthening partnerships between militaries and non-military organizations is a key component of military operations. Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) operators and specialists help maintain these relationshipsis one of the capabilities being enhanced during this year’s …

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HMCS Goose Bay collaborates with Caribbean partner navies during TRADEWINDS 19

– By: Sub-Lieutenant William Bélanger-Croteau, Deck Officer, HMCS Goose Bay Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Goose Bay and its crew departed Halifax late May 2019 to take part in Exercise TRADEWINDS 19 in the Dominican Republic and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from May 30 to June 21, 2019. Exercise TRADEWINDS is a United States-led multinational …

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Operation UNIFIER: Reflections from the 2019 NATO – Ukrainian National Guard Professional Development Program

– Captain Felix Odartey-Wellington, Joint Task Force-Ukraine Public Affairs Officer KHARKIV, UKRAINE. “In Donetsk I saw what insurgents achieved through the weaponisation of information,” Junior Lieutenant Sergeii Molotkov says through an interpreter on May 22, 2019. “What we learned here is important to face the challenges of that kind of warfare.” The National Guard of Ukraine …

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Exchanging best practices on ship boarding procedures during TRADEWINDS 19

– By: Captain Christopher Daniel   Maritime Tactical Operators from the Royal Canadian Navy are working with specialists from the United States Coast Guard in delivering training activities to partner navies from the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Jamaica, and Haiti. They are exchanging best practices on ship boarding procedures during the first phase of Exercise TRADEWINDS 19 …

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Canadian military planners train Caribbean partners during TRADEWINDS 2019

– By: Captain Christopher Daniel   Eight Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members are introducing the Operational Planning Process to headquarters staff participants at Exercise TRADEWINDS 19. In addition to this, they are mentoring them as they operate a Caribbean Task Force (CTF) headquarters in the Dominican Republic, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from May 30 …

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Maintaining an Aircraft in Mali

– By Dawnieca Palma, Canadian Joint Operations Command Public Affairs On a standard world map, Mali hangs just above the equator. The sun pours itself over a subtropical landscape, soaking deserts and jungles in its heat. Seasonally, a flock of windstorms overwhelm Mali, making the weather a powerful obstacle to the UN peacekeepers on the United …

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