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Tag: Operations & Exercises – Current and upcoming operations, plans and exercises

A letter from General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, about deployed personnel in the Middle East

– A letter from General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, to families about our deployed personnel in the Middle East.

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Canada’s Air Task Force completes mission in Romania

– Since 2014, Operation Reassurance has been key to demonstrating Canada’s commitment to our NATO allies.

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Reservist joins Op IMPACT with ‘a strong sense of duty’

– Canadian Army Reservist Sergeant Amelia Chia recently bid farewell to the fifth-graders she teaches in her civilian career. From mid-December until July 2020, Sgt Chia will be part of Operation IMPACT (Op IMPACT), Canada’s training mission in the Middle East.Canadian Army Reservist Sergeant Amelia Chia recently completed training for her second deployment to the Middle East, where she will serve as a supply technician in Kuwait as part of Operation IMPACT. Photo: Provided by Sergeant Amelia Chia.

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NTOG represents RCN at International Maritime Exercise 2019

– The Naval Tactical Operations Group, hosted by the United States Navy’s 5th Fleet, represented the Royal Canadian Navy at the International Maritime Exercise 2019 in Manama, Bahrain and the Persian Gulf.  

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Holiday traditions in the Royal Canadian Air Force

– The RCAF treasures and maintains a number of special traditions associated with the holiday period – ranging from Christmas dinners to “sticky floors” to New Year’s levees.

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Op REASSURANCE Holiday Letters

– Listen to some of the great Holiday letters and cards sent to our Troops on Operation REASSURANCE.

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Op DISTINCTION deployment leads to a family reunion for Governor General Horse Guard member

– A Crewman for Toronto’s Governor General’s Horse Guard (GGHG), Corporal Simon Pittarelli, never guessed deploying on Operation (Op) DISTINCTION – the 75th Anniversary of the Italian campaign, would lead to family.

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Italian Campaign a bond for soldiers in Kuwait

– Italian and Canadian soldiers working side by side in Kuwait have formed a lasting friendship thanks in part to a little-known piece of Second World War history.

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Reservist Medical Tech says teamwork saved lives in Iraq

– A Canadian Army Reservist serving on Operation IMPACT (Op IMPACT) in Iraq says timely medical interventions that recently saved the lives of one American and two Iraqi troops demonstrate the professionalism of the multinational team he is part of.

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First CFINTCOM Integrated Mission Team Fully Operational

– Canadian Forces Intelligence Command (CFINTCOM)’s first Integrated Mission Team was declared fully operational at the grand opening of a new open-concept, collaborative workspace on September 10, 2019.

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