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There’s no “I” in “austere”: Working as a team in Canada’s North during Operation NANOOK

– The Canadian Armed Forces conducted Operation NANOOK 2017 in Nunavut and Labrador from August 14 to August 25. The importance of building relationships was central throughout the operation.

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Remembering Hill 70

– On August 15, 1917, the Canadians seized the trenches around Hill 70. On the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Hill 70, we remember their sacrifice.

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Bravery through fire: the Victoria Cross at Dieppe

– In the midst of carnage, acts of courage shine all the brighter. At Dieppe, there were two Canadian soldiers whose extraordinary bravery would see them awarded the Victoria Cross—the Commonwealth’s highest military honour.

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Remembering Dieppe

– On August 19, 1942, over 6 100 Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Dieppe, France with the goal of capturing the port town from the Germans. On the 75th anniversary of the Raid of Dieppe, we remember their sacrifice.

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Uncommon art creates buzz at war memorial

– The newest project by artist Jessica Lynn Wiebe involved filling and stacking 550 sandbags around the First and Second World War monuments at the Acadia War Memorial in Wolfville, N.S.

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National Defence named one of Canada’s best places to work

– The rankings were determined from over 600 000 employee reviews from across Canada. DND and the Canadian Armed Forces scored an impressive overall rating of 4.3 on Indeed’s five-point scale.

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Rule-breaking photos offer a candid look at the First World War

– Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — Discipline is fundamental to every military force, but one soldier who broke the rules did historians a great favour when he smuggled a camera to the front and captured an unfiltered, soldier’s-eye view of the conflict.

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Record-setting flight test engineer retires

– Only a few Flight Test Engineers have reached the milestone of 500 flight test hours, and there is only one who can proudly wear the 1 000 hours badge on his flight suit.

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Reservists experience POSEIDON CUTLASS 17 on HMCS Ottawa

– Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Ottawa will return shortly to Esquimalt after POSEIDON CUTLASS 17, a five-month deployment in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

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Optimizing CAF Fitness, DFIT is now used to help Canadian Astronauts reach the stars

– The Canadian Space Agency launched the fourth astronaut recruitment campaign on June 17, 2016. DFIT was responsible for the design and conduct of the physical aspects of the selection process.

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