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When you’re in peril on the high seas….what happens behind the scenes?

– Something has gone wrong on your vessel in the North Atlantic Ocean. The seas are rough. The weather is uncompromising. You call for help over coast guard radio, your cell phone or by activating your Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB).

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DT News: Exercise ARROWHEAD RESPONSE and a new Administrative Response Centre

– Army Reservists from across Southwestern Ontario were called to action to assist local authorities in the Ottawa area during flood relief efforts while conducting a domestic emergency response exercise.

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Cadets take aim at National Championship

– More than 120 sea, army and air cadets from across Canada gathered at CFB Esquimalt May 5-9 for the 45th National Cadet Marksmanship Championship.

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Juno Beach on D-Day – Operation Overlord

– One of the most famous events of the Second World War took place on June 6, 1944, when some 14,000 Canadian soldiers came ashore at Juno Beach on D-Day as part of Operation Overlord. This June will mark the 75th anniversary of the massive Allied landings in Normandy, France that signalled the beginning of the liberation of Western Europe.

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Canadian airmen killed on D-Day

– Of the 23 Canadian airmen who were killed on D-Day, seven were serving with RCAF squadrons. The remainder were serving with Royal Air Force squadrons and units. Who were these heroes? Find out more . . .

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National Defence #GetsLoud for Mental Health Week 2019

– Earlier this month, the Defence Team kicked-off Mental Health Week 2019 with a captivating panel discussion on personal well-being and resilience, co-hosted by the Defence Team’s Mental Health Co-Champions, Deputy Minister (DM) Jody Thomas and Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (VCDS) LGen Paul Wynnyk.

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Transforming Canada’s Naval Training System

– The Navy is quietly transforming almost every aspect of Canada’s naval training system, and people should know about it.

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60 Seconds with Boatswain David Inglangasuk, HMCS Regina, 2017 RAVEN Graduate

– Boatswain David Inglangasuk answered as many randomly drawn questions as he could in 60 seconds.

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D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

– This year marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy during the Second World War. Some 14,000 Canadian soldiers came ashore at Juno Beach in occupied France on June 6, 1944—a date now known to history as D-Day.

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Blue Beret Parade celebrates 75 years of innovation, integrity and tenacity for Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

– The Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RCEME) celebrated its 75th anniversary during their national Blue Beret Parade held at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Borden on May 15, 2019.

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