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Commemorating 100 years of Canadian military in the Rhine Valley

– On December 12, 2018, precisely 100 years to the day after Canadian military forces first crossed the Rhine, an exhibition was unveiled at the Wahn Kaserne Museum in Germany, commemorating the anniversary.

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Renewable energy system takes first Defence Innovation Challenge prize

– Quebec City, Quebec — Signals Officer Captain Pierre Frenette and several of his colleagues from the Canadian Army (CA)’s 35 Canadian Brigade Group (35 CBG), a Quebec-based Reserve formation, found themselves with a bit of extra time to think in the summer of 2013.

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Canadian Medical Emergency Response Team completes aeromedical evacuation course

– From November 19 to 30, 2018, Canadian Medical Evacuation Team (CMERT) personnel deployed on Operation PRESENCE Roto 1 participated in the Operational Readiness Aeromedical Course (ORAC) at 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron.

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Assault Pioneers returning to the Canadian Army

– Oromocto, New Brunswick — The Canadian Army (CA) is re-introducing a capability to its ranks that is both steeped in tradition and thoroughly modern.

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Recruits of Quality

– The quality of Black Canadians recruited to the RCAF during and after the Second World War – even before Blacks were officially allowed to join the Air Force – is reflected in their achievements during and following their military service.

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Foreign language training in the Canadian Armed Forces

– The Canadian Forces Language School (CFLS) supports military training by providing second and foreign language training to Canadian Armed Forces members.

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Paws for mental health: 4 Wing welcomes feline guests

– All through the month of January, 4 Wing Health Promotion supported the “Mental Health Awareness – Reduce Stigma, Create Awareness, Talk About It” Campaign with several creative and informative events…

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CAF Story | “Nothing is impossible”

– I joined the CAF in 1985 as a reservist. After being in the reserve for all summer, I kind of fell in love with the teamwork, the hard work, being outside all the time. To be the first woman RSM at CANSOFCOM headquarters is a big accomplishment for me…

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Chinook retrieves damaged Griffon from remote training area

– A Royal Canadian Air Force CH-147F Chinook helicopter and crew recently undertook a most unusual mission – slinging and transporting an RCAF CH-146 Griffon helicopter.

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Design unveiled for the future Canadian Surface Combatants

– On February 8, the Government of Canada unveiled the selected design and design team for the Canadian Surface Combatants. This marks another important step towards the construction of Canada’s future warships.

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