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Tag: Regional Round Up – News from coast to coast

RCAF Griffon helicopter fleet gets modernization boost

– In a funding announcement that took place at CFB Borden in January, the Government of Canada announced approximately $800 million to modernize a fleet of CH-146 Griffon helicopters.

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Canadian Rangers provide winter survival training for combat engineers

– Soldiers from 2 Combat Engineer Regiment (2 CER) at Garrison Petawawa participated in a five-day winter survival training activity in Killarney Provincial Park, south of Sudbury, Ontario.

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77 Line Regiment climbing into the history books

– The first gathering of the members of 77 Line Regiment since it was established in 2016 was held in September 2018 at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Kingston.

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Renewable energy system takes first Defence Innovation Challenge prize

– Quebec City, Quebec — Signals Officer Captain Pierre Frenette and several of his colleagues from the Canadian Army (CA)’s 35 Canadian Brigade Group (35 CBG), a Quebec-based Reserve formation, found themselves with a bit of extra time to think in the summer of 2013.

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Assault Pioneers returning to the Canadian Army

– Oromocto, New Brunswick — The Canadian Army (CA) is re-introducing a capability to its ranks that is both steeped in tradition and thoroughly modern.

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Paws for mental health: 4 Wing welcomes feline guests

– All through the month of January, 4 Wing Health Promotion supported the “Mental Health Awareness – Reduce Stigma, Create Awareness, Talk About It” Campaign with several creative and informative events…

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Chinook retrieves damaged Griffon from remote training area

– A Royal Canadian Air Force CH-147F Chinook helicopter and crew recently undertook a most unusual mission – slinging and transporting an RCAF CH-146 Griffon helicopter.

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Defence scientists team up for underwater sensor trials

– In September and October of 2018, Sweden hosted research teams from Canada and Norway to conduct the second of three joint international trials of the Distributed Underwater Sensor Network (DUSN).

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Honorary Aide-de-Camp, privilege and honour

– When the Commanding Officer of 11 (Victoria) Field Ambulance began her 35-year military career, she never imagined herself working alongside one of Queen Elizabeth’s vice-regal representatives…

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Cpl Nicol: A woman standing tall in goal

– Currently, Corporal Maude Nicol is fourth goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens. Her main goal is to continue to improve her game so that she can at least reach the position of second goaltender.

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