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General Safety Training Promotion Month

– Safety is a crucial component of every workforce and it is important for employers and employees to acknowledge its significance in order to promote safe operational environments. So this month, help spread the word by joining the conversation about Occupational Health and Safety! What is Occupational Health and Safety Training for CAF/DND ? The General …

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Stressed out and worried about your finances, family, job or health? LifeSpeak can help

– LifeSpeak is a web-based service that offers anonymous access to hundreds of short videos from leading experts on everyday issues affecting all of us from time to time.  Topics include:

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OP NANOOK-NUNAKPUT enhanced by personal connections

– The manuals were out and the information was flowing between the crew of the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) and members from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) who sat down during Op NANOOK-NUNAKPUT on board the CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier.

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‘People are the most important thing,’ says new Army Commander

– Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre had only just taken command of Military Personnel Command (and gone back to first finish up a tour in South Korea) in the summer of 2019 when he got the call to step into the role of Commander Canadian Army on August 20. As he says in the following interview, such sudden changes are a regular part of military life.

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Drinking on the job? – Ethical Scenario

– Drinking on the job. Ethically, what would you do?

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Market Garden Profile of Courage: Flight Lieutenant Peter William Bickford

– Flight Lieutenant Peter Bickford died on the first night of Operation Market Garden, the struggle to secure “a bridge too far”. But not from enemy action—his Lancaster bomber collided with another Lancaster and the crews of both aircraft perished.

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60 Seconds with Lieutenant-Commander Drew Foran, Commanding officer of HMCS Oriole on the 2019 Great Lakes Deployment

– Hi, my name is Lieutenant-Commander Drew Foran. I’m the commanding officer of HMCS Oriole, the oldest ship in the Royal Canadian Navy and the longest serving commissioned ship in the Royal Canadian Navy, and this is the 60 Seconds Challenge. You ready? And go!

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Grief, gratitude expressed in Kandahar Cenotaph rededication

– There was sadness and grief in the air as military leaders and government officials joined with the loved ones of Canada’s Afghanistan Fallen to rededicate a memorial to their sacrifices, but also a clear message from the people of Afghanistan: it was not in vain.

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From the Caribbean to Canada

– “I’m from Trinidad and Tobago,” he said. I thought of palm trees, tropical beaches, warm weather, and wondered why in the world he would leave paradise.

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DT News: Operation NANOOK-NUNAKPUT and the Contested Urban Environment experiment in New York City

– Operation NANOOK-NUNAKPUT is currently underway in Canada’s North.

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