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Tag: Training – Military professional development and training opportunities

Canadian Forces Base Suffield biologist is on a mission to maintain ecology in military training areas

– Ralston, Alberta — As soldiers train to assume the duties of Canada’s high-readiness brigade that deploys on operations around the world, the ground they train on must be maintained at all times, not only for training purposes, but also to conserve local animal and plant life.

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Majors Wally Sweetman and Bob Henderson: “Shining examples of strength and courage”

– 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron members mark the 25th anniversary of a crash that claimed the lives of two of their own.

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More than Maple

– The fresh melt seeps through the upturned earth. The ominous sounds of tapping echo throughout Canadian forests. The maple is ready.

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Immersion trip to Quebec City for the Continuous French Course, 2018-2019: Operation Picturesque

– For a group of CAF members at CFB Borden who had been taking the Canadian Forces Language School’s Continuous French Course at Borden since July 2018, a cultural and language immersion week in Quebec City was a unique and memorable element of their language learning.

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ExecuTrek: Windsor-Chatham employers and educators get hands-on experience with Army Reservists

– Meaford, Ontario – When an Army Reservist asks for time away from work, or for an extension on an assignment at their university or college, many times their supervisors or teachers are not sure why it is so important to support such requests.

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The Challenge of Distance Education

– For the past five years, the French as a second language virtual classroom pilot project has been the pride of Canadian Forces Language School Detachment Saint-Jean (CFLS Det Saint-Jean)

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CFLS completes another successful iteration of its Language Teacher Training Course

– In January, the Canadian Forces Language School (CFLS) welcomed 17 student-teacher representatives from 13 countries including representatives from Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.

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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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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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Canadian Rangers provide winter survival training for combat engineers

– Soldiers from 2 Combat Engineer Regiment (2 CER) at Garrison Petawawa participated in a five-day winter survival training activity in Killarney Provincial Park, south of Sudbury, Ontario.

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