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Red River College signs support agreement for Canadian Armed Forces members and Veterans

– Winnipeg, Manitoba — A program that allows military skills and training to count towards academic credits at post-secondary institutions is expanding to include Red River College (RRC) in Winnipeg.

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RCAF space operators certified and awarded space wings in the U.S.

– For the first time ever, RCAF space operators working in the Combined Space Operations Center at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California have been certified and formally awarded the U.S. Air Force Space Operations Badge.

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Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT 19: Diving in the High Arctic

– Clearance Divers, Combat Divers and Port Inspection Divers from across Canada are currently participating in Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT 19 in Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, until April 1, 2019. They are diving in the glacial waters of northern Canada with colleagues and military divers from France, Finland, Sweden and Norway.

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Exercise ROGUISH BUOY 2019: Combat Divers celebrate 40 years of international partnership

– This past February, Combat Divers from all four Canadian Combat Dive Teams deployed to Cultus Lake, B.C., where they met with divers from Germany, Holland, the U.K., and the U.S. to participate in a training event that has been running since 1979.

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Virtual class pilot project is looking for candidates to improve their French

– Canadian Forces Language School (CFLS) is looking for students to take part in a virtual class pilot for French second language courses…

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Indigenous awareness training supports Carcajou, the Army’s newest Indigenous summer training program

– Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec — With the Army’s newest Indigenous summer training program, known as Carcajou, on the horizon, senior leaders and recruitment personnel from 2nd Canadian Division spent a full day at a workshop dedicated to increasing their awareness of Indigenous issues and culture to support their work with program participants and with Indigenous co-workers in general.

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Canadian Medical Emergency Response Team completes aeromedical evacuation course

– From November 19 to 30, 2018, Canadian Medical Evacuation Team (CMERT) personnel deployed on Operation PRESENCE Roto 1 participated in the Operational Readiness Aeromedical Course (ORAC) at 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron.

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The Birth of a Swift Death: 401 Squadron at its 100th anniversary

– 401 Squadron, known as the “Rams,” has reached a milestone: it is the first Canadian squadron to celebrate its centennial, which officially occurs this month, November 2018.

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14 Wing BMQ tests air force option

– By Sara White “Flight! Are you ready for your ruck sack march?” “Yes, sir!” “Be honest!” “No, sir!” Sergeant Larry Keagan prepared 20 course candidates on Basic Military Qualification 0283 for their July 19, 2018, eight-kilometre march, just another milestone in the 10-week Air Reserve BMQ being offered for the first time at 5th Canadian …

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RCAF concludes Exercise Maple Flag 50

– News Article / June 26, 2017 From the Royal Canadian Air Force Exercise Maple Flag 50, the Royal Canadian Air Force’s largest and most complex international training event of the year, concluded June 23, 2017, at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta. The exercise began on May 29 and brought together nearly 1,600 Canadian Armed Forces …

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