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Tag: Recognition – Recognition and awards

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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Sailor up for CISM Athlete of the Year Award

– AB Yvette Yong has been a rising star in the world of military sports and martial arts. She brought home the gold in the 2018 Pan American Taekwondo Championships where she represented the Canadian Armed Forces, and was ranked number one in the world in women’s fin weight category.

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Canadian Ranger receives Order of Military Merit

– Sergeant Kamenawatamin is the first woman among the Rangers in Ontario to receive the Order of Military Merit, an honour that was created in 1972 to recognize outstanding service and devotion to duty by members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Canadian Rangers awarded by Ontario Provincial Police for contributions to search and rescue

– The Canadian Rangers of Northern Ontario received an award from the commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police, recognizing their value in search and rescue operations.

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Five Employee Assistance Program referral agents honoured for their years of service

– Laurence Sianchuk has been volunteering with the program to assist civilian employees for 23 years, and Medhat El Nakady, Willow Vokey, Sheila Sparkes and Deborah Chaplin have been volunteering their services for ten.

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