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

60 Seconds with BGen Jennie Carignan, Commander 2nd Canadian Division and Joint Task Force (East)

– BGen Jennie Carignan answered as many randomly drawn questions as she could in 60 seconds.

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Women, Peace and Security Workshop: A successful cooperation between Canada and eight Asian countries

– Four Canadian women, three military members and one civilian, delivered training on the theme of Women, Peace and Security from January 28 to February 1, 2019 at the Malaysian Peacekeeping Center in Port Dickson, to thirty participants from eight Asian countries.

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To conquer what seems unconquerable: Military Police Sergeant Nicole Laidlaw takes on injury, PTSD

– As part of her campaign in recovery, Sergeant Laidlaw will embark on an expedition in Baffin Island to conquer what may seem unconquerable: harsh Arctic exteriors, and ultimately, her injuries that lay within.

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Liberating potential: Sailors and young women inspire one another in West Africa

– On February 23, 2019, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Kingston and Shawinigan entered the Port of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Within an hour, crews departed for an event in the local community that, for many, would turn out to be a career high-point.

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Army Reservist, athlete and engineering consultant is ‘Never bored and never boring’

– Regina, Saskatchewan — A grappler, a soldier, and a consultant walk into the room. No, it is not the start of a bad joke, but it is simply my life in all its variety.

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Health Services member places second in The Ancient Khmer Path race

– Major Kristine Self and her husband, Major Mike Mueller, took part in The Ancient Khmer Path ultramarathon in Cambodia this past December. Not only did Kristine participate in the race, she placed second in the women’s category, and third overall.

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Combat engineers from 5 CER train Ukrainian Armed Forces members in explosive device disposal

– Major Samantha Laplante is in command of the engineering training group in Ukraine. She and her team are laying the foundation for vital training to neutralize explosives used by the Ukrainian military.

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Like mother, like daughter: Family members deploy together with HMCS Toronto

– LS Melanie Shering, who’s been with HMCS Toronto for nearly three years, was recently joined by the ship’s new Imagery Technician, MCpl Manuela Berger, who happens to be her mother.

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CAF Story | “Nothing is impossible”

– I joined the CAF in 1985 as a reservist. After being in the reserve for all summer, I kind of fell in love with the teamwork, the hard work, being outside all the time. To be the first woman RSM at CANSOFCOM headquarters is a big accomplishment for me…

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RCAF airwomen’s reunion to be held in June

– RCAF airwomen, former and currently serving, are invited to attend a reunion in Ottawa June 7-9, 2019.

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