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Tag: SSE – Strong, Secure, Engaged

New CAF Transition Group aims to improve military career transition experience

– On December 10, 2018, the Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, and the Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), Seamus O’Ragan jointly announced the establishment of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Transition Group.

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Recently released CAF members can now apply for the new Veteran’s Service Card

– Veterans who have released from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) between February 2016 and September 2018 can now apply for the Veteran’s Service Card.

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Rangers in Northern Ontario receive new C-19 rifles

– Canadian Rangers in Northern Ontario have started receiving the new C-19 rifles replacing the old Lee-Enfields as part of modernization efforts in line with Strong, Secure, Engaged, Canada’s defence policy.

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Strong, Secure, Engaged: Moving to Sustainable Defence Operations

– At the Department of National Defence (DND), we face the unique challenge of achieving environmentally sustainable operations for one of Canada’s largest federal organizations, while defending Canada and meeting our international military obligations.

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CAF invests in cutting-edge technology to improve communication in remote regions

– Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions, met with members of the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment in August to highlight new equipment being delivered as part of the Integrated Soldier System (ISS) Project.

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DRDC Ottawa celebrates first graduating class

– The first graduating class of 16 students from eight of Canada’s top universities have completed their placements at Defence Research and Development Canada’s (DRDC’s) Ottawa Research Centre.

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First IDEaS contracts awarded

– Under the competitive projects element of IDEaS, three contracts are being awarded in response to the challenge of how the Canadian Armed Forces can recruit, retain and increase representation of women.

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CFB Halifax part of CAF-wide health and wellness initiative

– Consultations are now underway at bases and wings across the country with health and wellness service providers, end users and other stakeholders, to create a Total Health and Wellness Strategy in support of Defence Team members.

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Canadian Armed Forces ‘Seamless Canada’ initiative launches in Toronto

– The overall intent of Seamless Canada is to better align programs and services for military members and their families that are subject to change within different jurisdictions across the country.

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Total Health and Wellness team visits bases and wings

– The team conducted a two-day program in Esquimalt, Halifax, 15 Wing Moose Jaw, 22 Wing North Bay, Gagetown, Kingston, Valcartier, and Borden. Defence Team members were introduced to the Total Health and Wellness Strategy, and had a chance to provide feedback.

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