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Tag: SSE – Strong, Secure, Engaged

Dr. Sarah Lockyer: The Science of Honouring the Fallen

– The remains of Canadian soldiers, fallen during the First and Second World Wars, find themselves in the laboratory of Dr. Sarah Lockyer as part of the Casualty Identification Program. In order to connect those remains to a fallen soldier, and ultimately a family, Sarah uses her expertise in forensic anthropology and creates a human connection to Canada’s military history.

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DRDC Research Technologist, Adrienne Sy, conducts research to improve upon working conditions for CAF

– DRDC Research Technologist, Adrienne Sy, explains how she conducts research and provides evidence based advice to the CAF.

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Reserve Force pay: what’s in your paycheque?

– As promised in Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, the Canadian Armed Forces has changed how it calculates Reserve Force pay so it aligns with the Regular Force.

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Annual SSE implementation update from the DM and the CDS

– We have come a long way since Canada’s Defence Policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, was announced in June 2017. In the two years since its release, the Defence Team has made great strides towards implementing this ambitious, long-term policy that will shape the role of Defence for decades to come.

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DT News: another year is in the books for exercise MAPLE RESOLVE

– Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE provides an opportunity for participants to hone and integrate a full spectrum of operations alongside allies from other environments and the 4 other participating countries.

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DT News: Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT 2019

– As part of the Arctic survival training element, the operation allowed members of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) to submerge beneath thick ice alongside numerous international divers.

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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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Operation TRANSITION: BGen Misener speaks at Valcartier conference

– “In coordinating its efforts with its partners, the Canadian Armed Forces Transition Group will deliver personalized, professional and standardized casualty support and transition services to CAF members and their families with special attention provided to ill and injured personnel, their families and the families of the deceased,” said Brigadier-General Mark Misener.

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DT News: Op PALACI, CFLC awards, and Op PROJECTION

– HMCS Kingston and Shawinigan recently departed for Africa as part of a 3-month deployment on Operation PROJECTION

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Design unveiled for the future Canadian Surface Combatants

– On February 8, the Government of Canada unveiled the selected design and design team for the Canadian Surface Combatants. This marks another important step towards the construction of Canada’s future warships.

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