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Operation NEVUS

– Op NEVUS 2016 (Op NE 16) took place in and around CFS Alert, Nunavut, from June 1 to 30. Commanded by Joint Task Force (North) and involved more than 100 CAF personnel from across Canada, Op NE 16 is the annual deployment of a technical team to Ellesmere Island to perform essential maintenance on the …

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Industry leaders experience first-hand the life of a soldier

– Stakeholders and civilian leaders experienced first-hand the life of a Canadian Army soldier during Exercise COLLABORATIVE SPIRIT 16, held September 19-23, 2016 at 4th Canadian Division Support Base, Petawawa. “The aim of Exercise COLLABORATIVE SPIRIT is to familiarize senior government personnel, industry leaders, and influential Canadians with the combat capabilities of the 4th Canadian Division …

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Canadian soldiers clear explosives from Solomon Islands

–   Canadian Armed Forces personnel aided in the recovery of more than 10 tonnes of Second World War-era explosives during the Australian-led, multinational-mission Operation RENDER SAFE, from September 7 to October 7. In October 1945, Mbanika, one of the over 900 islands that make up the Solomon Islands, shook for three days from explosions caused …

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2 Wing Getting the Job Done: Exercise RESILIENT RESOLVE

– Working quietly behind the scenes, 2 Wing Bagotville continues to support air operations anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice. Most recently, the RCAF’s expeditionary wing set the stage for Exercise RESILIENT RESOLVE, a bilateral training exercise with the Romanian Air Force that took place from March 1 to April 7. Four CF-18 Hornet …

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Navy Utilizes the Air Force to Train Sailors

– The Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre (CFAWC) in Trenton and the Canadian Forces Naval Operations School (CFNOS) in Halifax recently united to make history with virtual battlespace training. Assisted by Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) maritime fighter controllers and CF-18 Hornet pilots from Select Global International, the training provided a new and realistic element for …

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Canadian Forces Health Services helped Syrian refugees with their journey to Canada

– Helping Syrian refugees journey to Canada provided the Defence Team and its medical personnel with a tremendous opportunity to demonstrate its role in assisiting international aid efforts. In total, 98 Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svs) members deployed on Op PROVISION, coming from 18 units across the country, and representing 11 military occupations. The …

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