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Tag: Women in the CAF – Highlighting achievements of women in the CAF.

60 Seconds with Commodore Rebecca Patterson, Defence Champion for Women

– I’m Cmdre Rebecca Patterson, and I’m the Defence Champion for Women. I’m here to take the 60 seconds challenge. OK. Here we go.

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Champion’s Message for Women’s History Month 2019

– October is Women’s History Month, and DND and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are pleased to be joining the international community in recognizing the achievements of women and celebrating their significant contributions throughout history.

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DT News: Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month, CAF members improve their marksmanship skills, and the Deputy Minister’s Speed Empowerment Event

– Defence Team members are invited to participate in a series of workshops, wellness fairs, fitness classes, and other events geared towards building a physically and psychologically healthy workplace for everyone

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Women excelling in skilled trades at FMF Cape Scott

– The modern Royal Canadian Navy is one taking steps to promote an increasingly diverse workforce along gender lines, with proud men and women serving alongside each other across ranks and trades. And while women can be found in all roles on RCN ships, these efforts are also taking place behind the scenes, and amongst the largely-civilian teams at the Navy’s Fleet Maintenance Facilities.

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Faces of the 5th Canadian Division: Sapper – Sarah Duncan

– What is the best part of your job? I really enjoy the demolition range and working with explosives. I also like the teamwork when we build bridges.

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How a service dog can change your life

– Here’s how a two-year-old Texan named Dodger changed the life of a Canadian Armed Forces member.

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MilSpouse Collective Annual Conference

– The inaugural MilSpouse Collective Annual Conference was more than just a business and networking opportunity for Candian military spouses.

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Northern Lights Aero Foundation announces 2019 award winners

– Two RCAF women are among the 2019 winners of the Northern Lights Aero Foundation “Elsie” awards, which honour Canadian women who have made outstanding contributions to aviation and aerospace.

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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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D-Day Profile of Courage: Leading Aircraftwoman Eugénie “Frankie” Turner

– Leading Aircraftwoman Eugénie “Frankie” Turner was principally responsible for two RCAF squadrons (408 and 426), each squadron having 15 bombers. During D-Day, she worked 24 hours straight to keep the squadrons’ operations up-to-the-minute on developing events.

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