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Artist employs ‘warrior’s mentality’ in her work

– To glance at acclaimed artist Silvia Pecota’s paintings one would think they are photos, moments captured in a war-torn country, detailing the story of Canada’s military.

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19 Wing welcomes new honorary colonel

– 19 Wing Comox welcomed Robert Quartermain as the wing’s new honorary colonel on July 4, 2019.

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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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New leave without pay and allowances allows Canadian Armed Forces members to spend more time at home with their child

– Canadian Armed Forces members may now request a new type of leave to take advantage of changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) parental benefits.

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Frequently Asked Questions – parental benefits for CAF members

– What types of benefits and leave are available for Canadian Armed Forces members who are parents of newborns or newly adopted children?

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DT News: the Power of Peace was celebrated at this year’s Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

– We spoke to one of the Canadian Armed Forces musicians on what it means to be a part of the long, proud history of this unique event.

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Canadian Ranger travels thousands of kilometers to obtain university degree

– A Canadian Ranger, from a remote community in the Far North of Ontario, has travelled thousands of kilometers to attend university classes, and earn a degree.

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Members of 8 MSS build crosses to support military interments

– Members from 81 Construction Engineering Flight, 8 Mission Support Squadron (8 MSS) in 8 Wing Trenton have constructed and delivered 30 handmade wooden crosses to the National Military Cemetery in Ottawa to support military interments.

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What IS that RCAF bird called?

– Occasionally confusion crops up about the alpha-numerical designation of Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft and their “popular” names. Here’s how it works.

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Governor General invests recipients into the Order of Military Merit

– Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada Julie Payette presided over an Order of Military Merit investiture ceremony at la Citadelle de Québec on July 3, 2019.

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