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Reforestation and ecosystem rehabilitation at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown

– Gagetown, New Brunswick — In the spring of 2019, a major reforestation project that has seen thousands of trees planted over the past decade throughout the 5th Canadian Division Support Base (5 CDSB) Gagetown’s Range and Training Area will continue. Its aim is to repair damage to the ecosystem and animal habitat caused by large-scale forest clearing at the base that began more than 20 years ago.

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Army Bombardier is first woman to achieve Forces test perfection

– Oromocto, New Brunswick — Just say “it is time for your mandatory annual FORCE Evaluation” and even some seasoned Canadian Armed Forces members get nervous – but not Bombardier Marie-Herene Maillet, who scored an unheard-of 100 per cent.

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Military children “need to say more ‘goodbyes’ than anyone else”

– Oromocto, New Brunswick — The life of a soldier comes with pride, honour and many sacrifices – sacrifices that their families make, too.

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NHL All-Star Weekend a healing experience for first Canadian soldier honoured at event

– San Jose, California — Master Corporal Stephen Giza, a Regular Force Canadian Army member and combat veteran, is now the first Canadian soldier to be honoured as part of the NHL All-Star Weekend, the latest edition of which took place January 25-27, 2019 in San Jose, California.

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Army summer employment program produces great experiences

– Ottawa, Ontario – Looking for summer employment that doesn’t involve a cash register or flipping burgers? The Canadian Army Reserve (ARes)’s Full-Time Summer Employment (FTSE) program is a great place to start.

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Ceremonial Guard: an exciting and rewarding summer job!

– Ottawa, Ontario — A position with the Ceremonial Guard (CG) is a great opportunity for a rewarding and unique full-time summer employment experience with a variety of benefits and professional development opportunities.

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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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Army returns to dark blue or khaki berets for Foot Guards and technical corps

– Ottawa, Ontario — The first colour most would associate with the Canadian Army (CA) is green but, in light of a new change in dress policy, some CA members will be wearing dark blue or khaki berets.

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Army Reservist, athlete and engineering consultant is ‘Never bored and never boring’

– Regina, Saskatchewan — A grappler, a soldier, and a consultant walk into the room. No, it is not the start of a bad joke, but it is simply my life in all its variety.

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Master Bombardier Ashley Diggs’ unexpected journey from nightclub bouncer to Army Gunner

– Oromocto, New Brunswick — Growing up in Halifax and Toronto, Master Bombardier (MBdr) Ashley Diggs wasn’t planning on a career in the Canadian Army, but a walk through downtown Toronto changed his career path.

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