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Tag: Sports – Active Living

47th annual Iditarod race kicks off in Alaska with Canadian support

– Canadian military personnel from the Canadian Detachment Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (Cdn Det JBER), Alaska and their families, joined together to support the 47th Iditarod Sled Dog Race, commonly referred to as the “The Last Great Race.”

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The sky’s the limit: the RCAF`s Honorary Colonel Jim Kyte

– Former NHL star Jim Kyte has joined the ranks of another organization that reaches for the stars in his role as a Royal Canadian Air Force honorary colonel.

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Soldier On puts on sledge hockey demonstration at QMJHL Winter Classic

– Soldier On participants put on a sledge hockey demonstration on an outdoor rink in St. Tite, Québec in February, following the Québec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) Winter Classic.

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Soldier On goes for gold in Whistler

– With the breathtaking scenery of Whistler, B.C., as its backdrop, the recent 7th Annual Allied Winter Sports Camp provided ill and injured veterans and serving members with a unique Soldier On experience.

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Canadian Armed Forces sailor named International Military Athlete of the Year

– Bravo Zulu to Canadian Armed Forces Able Seaman (AB) Yvette Yong, of the Royal Canadian Navy!

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Soldier On: Soldiers find healing with the Ottawa Senators

– Since 2016, the Ottawa Senators have supported Soldier On participants in rediscovering their passion for the game. Each winter, in the nation’s capital, members of the Ottawa Senators Alumni lace up their skates to train and play with a team of Soldier On participants.

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Canadian–American relationship reaches new heights

– For more than 60 years, Canadian military members and their families have been in southern Colorado, typically stationed at the headquarters of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). This recent New Year’s Eve presented a first-of-a-kind opportunity for one member of the group.

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Windsor reservists celebrate Hockey Day in Canada with their community

– The second annual Army vs Navy hockey game saw the Royal Canadian Navy take home the win 9-5. The real action though, was happening in the stands where over 600 members of the community turned out to watch local soldiers and sailors take to the ice…

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Health Services member places second in The Ancient Khmer Path race

– Major Kristine Self and her husband, Major Mike Mueller, took part in The Ancient Khmer Path ultramarathon in Cambodia this past December. Not only did Kristine participate in the race, she placed second in the women’s category, and third overall.

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DT News: the Canadian Surface Combatant, nominations for the CAF Sports Awards, and results of the 2018 PSES

– Transcript (J) In this episode, we feature a key milestone for the Canadian Surface Combatant… (S) … open nominations for the 2019 CAF Sports Awards… (J)….and receive the results of the 2018 Public Service Employee Survey. The Canadian Surface Combatant recently selected the final design and design team for the construction of their ships, expected …

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