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Canadian NORAD Region aircraft practice intercept and escort procedures with USAF

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Canadian First World War soldier found in France and identified

– The remains of a First World War soldier found near the village of Vendin-le-Vieil, France, were recently identified as those of Sergeant Harold Wilfred Shaughnessy of St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Sergeant Shaughnessy was a member of the 13th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), a unit perpetuated by The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) …

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Canadian Armed Forces members honoured during annual Recognition Program

– From June 9-12, six Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members were honoured in Ottawa, Ontario as part of the 2017 CAF Recognition Program. Among a host of special activities, each Program recipient was presented with a Chief of the Defence Staff Commendation for deeds or activities they performed that went beyond the expectations of normal duty. …

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CAF Story | How Capt Jorgensen controls heavy air traffic at Maple Flag

– Transcript Hi, my name’s Captain Joe Jorgensen, I’m from Calgary, Alberta and I live in Cold Lake, Alberta. Well now, I’ve been controlling the tower here for a total of six years’ now so it’s every day stuff for us. And they’re seeing the jets breaking over the field and doing battle breaks. We depart …

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Keflavik-based Canadian Air Task Force Raises money for Umhyggja

– By: Air Task Force-Iceland Public Affairs Since mid-May, approximately 180 members of Air Task Force (ATF)-Iceland, equipped with six Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet fighters, have been based out of Keflavik Air Base. The ATF has been providing a continuous air surveillance and interception capability which can be launched immediately to meet and identify …

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Canadian combat engineers make a home for NATO battlegroup in Latvia

– By Steven Fouchard, Army Public Affairs Ādaži, Latvia — The Canadian Army (CA) is working with Latvian colleagues to ensure a NATO enhanced Forward Presence multinational battlegroup (BG) in Latvia will have comfortable living conditions when they arrive before year-end. This work is just one component of Operation REASSURANCE (Op REASSURANCE), Canada’s contribution to ongoing, …

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Know your Benefits:
 Ensure you are registered for the Public Service Health Care Plan

– As a Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member, you can access private health insurance by registering for the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP). You and your family could be eligible, so learn more and see if you should apply today. “When I left the Regular Force to join the Reserve Force, I assumed my coverage …

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Commentary: Ethically, what would you do? The annual merit boards

– In the April scenario concerning annual merit boards, Warrant Officer Paul Detton and his supervisor, Major Sue Pinkus, discuss the upcoming Unit Ranking Boards. Maj Pinkus has asked WO Detton to complete his own scoring matrix, which she will use during the board to fight for a high position and score for him. Maj Pinkus …

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Security is Social

– Let’s be honest. We’ve all had that awkward moment when someone new or unfamiliar comes too close, forcing us to say: “Excuse me, you’re in my personal space.” We have a similar reaction when we notice someone unfamiliar in our workspace. There is a sense of invasion, a need to protect and the responsibility to …

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Scottish-First Nations soldier honoured for role at Vimy Ridge

– By Lynn Capuano, Army Public Affairs and Gerry Weaver Merritt, British Columbia — On April 9, 2017, as the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge was being commemorated across the ocean in France, another ceremony was taking place in British Columbia to honour a brave Scottish-First Nations soldier who served with distinction during …

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