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Canadian Armed Forces team crosses the finish line at the 2017 Nijmegen Marches

– More than 200 Canadian Armed Forces members from across the country participated in the 101st annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen in the Netherlands from July 18-21.

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Free mobile app now available to enhance victim support and response to sexual misconduct

– If you, or someone you know, is the target of sexual misconduct would you know what to say, where to go and who to call to get help? The just-released Respect in the CAF mobile application is a support tool for victims and survivors of sexual misconduct that will also be helpful for those who support them.

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Operation NUNAKPUT 2017 concludes in Northwest Territories

– The Canadian Armed Forces successfully concluded Operation NUNAKPUT 2017 after nearly four weeks in operations across the Northwest Territories.

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Exercise helps “evacuate” Canadians

– More than 290 military members and federal government employees recently participated in the annual Exercise READY ANGLE to practice evacuating Canadians from a country in the midst of social and political unrest.

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Mega-blocks rollout for future HMCS Harry DeWolf

– The Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship project has moved the future HMCS Harry DeWolf‘s first two of three mega-blocks from inside the Halifax Shipyard’s Assembly and Ultra Hall facility to the exterior land level construction point.

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Operation LENTUS responds to B.C. wildfires

– Responding to a provincial request on June 9, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has sent air assets, liaison and personnel to British Columbia to support the ongoing emergency response to widespread wildfire. The CAF has deployed a CC-177 Globemaster III, CC-130J Hercules, two CH-147F Chinook, and three CH-146 Griffon to assist with the evacuation of …

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Base Valcartier expresses its solidarity with the Muslim community of Quebec City a second time

– Valcartier, Québec — On June 15, members of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Québec City (ICCQ) paid a return visit to the chaplains they had welcomed last winter, who had gone to see them to show solidarity after the tragic attack on January 29 at the Québec City mosque.

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Lieutenant-General greets 150 new Canadians at a special ceremony

– By Lieutenant-Commander Desmond James, Personnel and Legal Services Public Affairs “This was a great event,” said Lieutenant-General Chuck Lamarre, Commander of Military Personnel (CMP) Command, after taking part in a very special citizenship ceremony at the Canadian Tire Centre, home of the Ottawa Senators hockey team. “You could see and feel the excitement of these …

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Canadian is first female infantry officer to lead Queen’s Guard

– London, England — A Canadian Army (CA) officer who on June 26, 2017 became the first woman infantry officer to serve in the role of Captain of the Queen’s Guard is calling the experience a privilege.

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Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment change of command and 50th anniversary

– By Captain Sarah Rogers, AETE Unit members and guests gathered as Major-General Alexander Patch presided over the change of command parade between Colonel Michael Barker and Col Eric Grandmont at the Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment (AETE) on May 25. Col Barker served as the Commanding Officer AETE for three years and is now headed to …

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