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A glimpse inside Canada’s Military Police Academy

– The almost five-month course is tough, but it’s meant to be that way. The job military police graduates will be doing once they hit the ‘street’, isn’t always an easy one – and they need to be ready.

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J.A.D. McCurdy: the father of Canadian military aviation

– As the RCAF celebrates its 95th anniversary, we look back at the father of Canadian military aviation, J.A.D. McCurdy, designer and pilot of the Silver Dart.

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RCAF all-women technician team heads to international competition

– The world’s best air technicians will test their skills at the annual Air Maintenance Competition in Atlanta, Georgia, in April 2019. The RCAF is sending five teams to compete, including an all-women team.

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RCAF space operators certified and awarded space wings in the U.S.

– For the first time ever, RCAF space operators working in the Combined Space Operations Center at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California have been certified and formally awarded the U.S. Air Force Space Operations Badge.

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Wrens trailblazer was a “precious part of Canada”

– The first woman to command a ship in the British Commonwealth, she was captain of His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Conestoga in Galt, Ont., during the Second World War.

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Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT 19: Diving in the High Arctic

– Clearance Divers, Combat Divers and Port Inspection Divers from across Canada are currently participating in Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT 19 in Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, until April 1, 2019. They are diving in the glacial waters of northern Canada with colleagues and military divers from France, Finland, Sweden and Norway.

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DT News: Op ARTEMIS, getting involved with Cadets, and Indigenous Summer Programs

– Operation ARTEMIS is the Canadian Armed Forces’ mission to help stop terrorism and make Middle Eastern waters more secure.

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RCAF leads Canadian Armed Forces space initiatives

– The Royal Canadian Air Force oversees space capabilities, responsibilities and personnel within the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Canadian troops in Bahrain bust drug runners on the ‘hash highway’

– MANAMA, Bahrain — Zeroing in on a small fishing dhow loaded with heroin in 2 million square miles of ocean is like trying to find a needle in a haystack, but a crew of mostly Canadian troops has helped find six in the past two months, hauling in nearly 16 tons of illicit drugs.

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Exercise ROGUISH BUOY 2019: Combat Divers celebrate 40 years of international partnership

– This past February, Combat Divers from all four Canadian Combat Dive Teams deployed to Cultus Lake, B.C., where they met with divers from Germany, Holland, the U.K., and the U.S. to participate in a training event that has been running since 1979.

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