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Tag: Training – Military professional development and training opportunities

Canadian Army engineers build capacity with Iraqi forces

– Deploying north of Baghdad to instruct Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) on the use of specialized counter-improvised explosive device (IED) equipment, 20 soldiers from 4 Engineer Support Regiment (4 ESR) in Gagetown, N.B. have been supporting Coalition efforts in building partner capacity since August 2018.

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Air and Space Power Operations Course breaks down “stovepipes”

– The 30-day intensive Air and Space Power Operations Course develops air- and space-minded officers who can effectively assess, plan and task dynamic and complex aerospace operations.

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Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Instructor Training in Jordan

– In late September 2018, the Canadian Training Assistance Team arrived in Jordan. One of their first tasks was to conduct a needs assessment of the Jordanian Armed Forces’ (JAF) Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear capability (CBRN).

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Canada’s Air Task Force completes 2018 deployment in Romania

– Canada’s Air Task Force (ATF)-Romania has completed its four-month deployment with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO’s) enhanced Air Policing in Romania.

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Air battle managers support Exercise Antler South

– Two 22 Wing aerospace control officers worked with 419 Squadron as air battle managers during Exercise Antler South, held in October 2018 in California.

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Study on training injuries reveals patterns among recruits and officer cadets

– Marie-Andrée Laroche, who is an exercise specialist with the Personnel Support Programs (PSP) and involved with Phase 1 (injured members) of the Training and Reintegration Program at the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School, has been leading a study of injury patterns among recruits and officer cadets.

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Army engineers tackle rough conditions during Exercise NIHILO SAPPER 2018

– The troops participating in Ex NIHILO SAPPER 18 were challenged by torrential rains, gale force winds, an early season blizzard, and an extensive collection of community based engineering tasks that needed to be completed in tight timelines.

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RCAF concludes participation in CRUZEX 2018

– RCAF members participate in CRUZEX 2018 in Brazil, strengthening a nine-year bilateral relationship.

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Light urban search and rescue technicians train in Massachusetts

– Royal Canadian Air Force technical search specialists and structural collapse technicians from 8 Wing and 19 Wing trained with their U.S. counterparts and other agencies in Massachusetts in early November on Exercise Vigilant Guard.

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Leadership, respect and honour: Training sailors for the future

– The Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Leadership Respect and Honour Professional Development Program provides a baseline understanding of the conduct requirements for all personnel in the RCN, providing guidance and procedures for reporting incidents of improper behavior.

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