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Tag: Recognition – Recognition and awards

DM Roundtable recognizes department’s unsung mental health ambassadors

– Healthy teams are built by kind, supportive and courageous people who take good ideas, and run with them. That was the takeaway from the first Deputy Minister (DM) Roundtable on Mental Health, which took place on June 13, 2019 during National Public Service Week.

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CAF Recognition Day in the House of Commons

– Six deserving Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members were recognized as part of the CAF Recognition Day in the House of Commons from June 12 to 15, 2019. The CAF Recognition Day highlights CAF members who have performed exceptional deeds.

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Military-themed ceremony honours extraordinary Canadians

– Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, presented honours to 38 recipients during a military-themed ceremony at Rideau Hall on Thursday, June 13, 2019.

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Governor General invests 41 recipients into the Order of Military Merit

– Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, bestowed the Order of Military Merit on 2 Commanders, 7 Officers and 32 Members at an investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Monday, May 27, 2019.

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Régiment de la Chaudière’s new battle honours include a salute to Indigenous contributions

– Lévis, Quebec — A Quebec-based Canadian Army Reserve unit has been given three new battle honours that include a salute to Indigenous contributions.

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Chief Warrant Officer Robert Talach presides over citizenship ceremonies

– London, Ontario — After 30 years of service in the Canadian Army, Chief Warrant Officer Robert Talach is ensuring that new Canadians get a warm welcome to their new home by presiding over citizenship ceremonies in Kitchener and London, Ontario.

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Governor General awards Meritorious Service Medal to couple honouring Canadian military history

– Britons Diana Beaupré, M.S.M. and Adrian Watkinson, M.S.M. (Canterbury, United Kingdom), created Far From Home, a project that preserves the memory of Canadian Armed Forces members who perished during the First World War and are buried in the United Kingdom.

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Sub-Lieutenant receives Medal of Bravery for saving fellow sailor

– On February 23, 2017 Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton was conducting a replenishment at sea with a foreign tanker. HMCS Fredericton had just begun receiving fuel from the tanker when the span wire connected to both ships snapped…

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Sailor of the Quarter known for promoting fitness, helping others

– He may not have been born in Canada, but Leading Seaman Eric Saenz, originally from Costa Rica, has become a valuable member of the Royal Canadian Navy, and was recently named the Atlantic Fleet’s newest Sailor of the Quarter.

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Weapons tech is ‘steadfast’ doing his job

– Corporal Bradley Birrell is a believer in treating people the way you want to be treated, and it is through that positive attitude that the corporal was awarded with the CFB Shilo Solider of the Year award.

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