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Tag: Reserves – CAF members who are enrolled for other than continuous full-time military service

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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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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Teamwork in the world of combat engineers

– More than 100 reservists from Quebec City, Montreal and Rouyn-Noranda participated in common training with 5 Combat Engineer Regiment (5 CER) in the training areas of Canadian Forces Base Valcartier as part of Exercise SAPEUR CAPACITÉ.

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Species at risk in good hands at Ottawa’s Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre

– The Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre (CRPTC) in Southwest Ottawa is a major hub for military and police firearms training. With that in mind, CRPTC probably sounds less than hospitable to wildlife, but it is actually a safe haven for a wide range of plant, animal and insect species designated by government authorities as endangered or on the cusp of becoming so.

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Junior Canadian Rangers learn to celebrate a traditional Cree season

– A group of Junior Canadian Rangers from an isolated First Nation, completed an on-the-land trip, during which they learned about their culture and how to do without their electronic devices for several days.

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DT News: remains of recently discovered Canadian First World War soldier laid to rest in France and change in Reserve Force pay structure

– After the ceremony, Casualty Identification Coordinator Dr. Sarah Lockyer spoke about how they were able to honour Private Newburn’s sacrifice through their identification process.

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RCAF personnel on the winners’ podium in France

– An RCAF team took third place in an international military skills competition held in France in June 2019.

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Adapting to new surroundings and a unique role on Operation Artemis

– An RCAF officer recounts his experiences serving with Operation Artemis, Canada’s contribution to the multinational force promoting maritime security in the Gulfs of Oman and Aden, the Red Sea, and the Indian Ocean.

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DT News: Exercise ARROWHEAD RESPONSE and a new Administrative Response Centre

– Army Reservists from across Southwestern Ontario were called to action to assist local authorities in the Ottawa area during flood relief efforts while conducting a domestic emergency response exercise.

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For Second Lieutenant Derek Leung, combining studies and soldiering equals success

– London, Ontario — As a Canadian Army (CA) Reservist, Second Lieutenant Derek Leung lives in two very different worlds.

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