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Tag: Regional Round Up – News from coast to coast

Ceremonial Guard marches into summer with 23rd annual Fortissimo

– The Ceremonial Guard proudly presents Fortissimo, a military and musical spectacular on the lawns of Parliament Hill nightly from July 18 to 20 at 7 p.m.

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Canadian Rangers guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa

– Two Canadian Rangers from Northern Ontario are among a small group of Rangers selected, from across Canada, to guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Ottawa.

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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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444 Squadron welcomes Honorary Colonel Sarah Leo

– On National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, 2019, the Royal Canadian Air Force welcomed Sarah Leo to the RCAF family when she was invested as the new honorary colonel of 444 Combat Support Squadron, located at 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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12 Wing welcomes Honorary Colonel Phil Otto

– Colonel Sid Connor, commander of 12 Wing Shearwater, Nova Scotia, welcomed the wing’s new honorary colonel, Phil Otto, during a ceremony at the Shearwater Aviation Museum on June 24, 2019. Honorary Colonel Otto replaces Honorary Colonel Tom Birchall, who held the position for the previous six years.

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A year unlike any other for the Ceremonial Guard

– Sunday, 23 June 2019 marked the start of the 61st season for the Ceremonial Guard on Parliament Hill. Since their arrival in May, the members have followed a schedule of not only basic drill but also field exercises.

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Tributes to Corporal Nathan Hornburg, born on Father’s Day, keep his memory alive

– Corporal Nathan Hornburg was born on Father’s Day in 1983 – an event that made an already special day even more so for his father, Michael.

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Canadian Rangers working long hours in Pikangikum fire evacuation

– The Canadian Rangers of Pikangikum First Nation are receiving accolades for their role in helping their remote Northern Ontario community evacuate as it is threatened by a major forest fire.

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Exercise MAROON CHEF 2019

– To highlight the Cook trade, six teams, each made up of one member of the Defence Team, and one Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) culinary student, came together this past April for a cook-off in six Mobile Kitchen Trailers, (MKT).

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Being a Canadian ranger instructor is a unique job in the military

– A few years ago the Canadian Armed Forces had a recruiting slogan that said “there’s no life like it.” For Sergeant Eric Scott, a new Canadian Ranger instructor with the 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (3 CRPG), which commands the Rangers of the Far North of Ontario, the slogan still rings true.

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