Why a physical performance strategy?

– The physical performance of our sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen is an essential component of operational readiness.

A message from the Clerk of the Privy Council

– It is an honour and a privilege for me to assume the responsibilities of Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet.

Cooperative Engagement in the Pacific Ocean

– Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Yellowknife and Whitehorse are keeping busy during their transit to begin Operation CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to the interdiction of illicit trafficking under a U.S. Joint Interagency Task Force South.

HMCS Yellowknife conducts training with Allies on Operation CARIBBE

– Picture a helicopter hovering 10 meters above the deck of the ship, members of the United States Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team-West coming down on ropes, tactically moving onboard ship to critical areas onboard to control a ship, then when the task was completed, being hoisted back up before departing.

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Canadian sailors and members of the U.S. Coast Guard in a small inflatable boat approach a larger ship and prepare to climb up on board.

Cooperative Engagement in the Pacific Ocean

– Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Yellowknife and Whitehorse are keeping busy during their transit to begin Operation CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to the interdiction of illicit trafficking under a U.S. Joint Interagency Task Force South.

Silhouettes of crewmembers on board a ship making signs to a nearby helicopter about to land on the deck of the ship. The sun begins to set in the background.

HMCS Yellowknife conducts training with Allies on Operation CARIBBE

– Picture a helicopter hovering 10 meters above the deck of the ship, members of the United States Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team-West coming down on ropes, tactically moving onboard ship to critical areas onboard to control a ship, then when the task was completed, being hoisted back up before departing.

Canadian Rangers complete training exercises across Northern Ontario

– Canadian Rangers have completed a series of field-training exercises across the Far North of Ontario. The five regional exercises involved more than 100 Rangers from 22 First Nations, and were conducted in eight locations.

Op REASSURANCE update: HMCS Toronto wraps up Black Sea deployment

– From March 28th to April 17th, 2019, HMCS Toronto was in the Black Sea as part of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) conducting a variety of maritime situational awareness patrols and interoperability exercises with other navies.

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Why a physical performance strategy?

– The physical performance of our sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen is an essential component of operational readiness.

A message from the Clerk of the Privy Council

– It is an honour and a privilege for me to assume the responsibilities of Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet.

CAF clarifies definition of sexual misconduct and issues new direction and guidance

– In support of continuing efforts under Operation HONOUR, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has released a suite of interim products to clearly define sexual misconduct and to provide commanding officers with the direction and guidance they need to respond appropriately when incidents are reported.

Immersion trip to Quebec City for the Continuous French Course, 2018-2019: Operation Picturesque

– For a group of CAF members at CFB Borden who had been taking the Canadian Forces Language School’s Continuous French Course at Borden since July 2018, a cultural and language immersion week in Quebec City was a unique and memorable element of their language learning.

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Thank you message from the DM and the CDS on the closing of the 2018 National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign

– When the 2018 National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC) got underway in September we challenged the Defence Team to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in support of those who need it most…

Making diversity fashionable in support of NDWCC

– To show their support for the 2018 National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC), Canadian Forces Language School (CFLS) and Canadian Defence Academy (CDA), held their second annual fashion show in November 2018 to share the rich cultural diversity of the School.

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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.

Once a Chinthe, Always a Chinthe

– When Richard Earl joined the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) at age 18 in 1942, he never imagined he would end up as a radio operator for one of two brand new Canadian transport squadrons in India.

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Immersion trip to Quebec City for the Continuous French Course, 2018-2019: Operation Picturesque

– For a group of CAF members at CFB Borden who had been taking the Canadian Forces Language School’s Continuous French Course at Borden since July 2018, a cultural and language immersion week in Quebec City was a unique and memorable element of their language learning.

Canadian Rangers save brother and sister after snowmobile fIre

– A brother and sister escaped unharmed when their snowmobile was destroyed by fire while they were travelling from Wunnumin Lake to Nibinamik, two small Oji-Cree communities in the Far North of Ontario.

Orca-class vessels visit northern Vancouver Island communities

– There were many firsts during recent community events undertaken by the Royal Canadian Navy on northern Vancouver Island: the first time Orca-class vessels fueled in Port Hardy, the first time they came alongside in Port McNeill, and the first time many youth in these communities met sailors in uniform.

The Royal Military College Bike-A-Thon raises $12,000 for Soldier On

– On March 16, 2019, the 11th Annual Bike-A-Thon at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) raised in excess of $12,000 and biked over 13,000 kilometres in support of the Soldier On program.

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Warrior Games 2019: A stepping-stone to wellness

– Two Canadian military members have been selected to participate in the 2019 Warrior Games, taking place in Tampa Bay, Florida from June 21 to 31.

#GetLoud during Mental Health Week 2019

– Mental health is about more than being happy all the time. It’s about feeling good about who you are, having balance in your life, and managing life’s highs and lows.

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DT News: We spoke with participants at this year’s Aerospace Maintenance Competition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta

– Five teams from the Royal Canadian Air Force recently took part in this year’s Aerospace Maintenance Competition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

60 Seconds with Col Gervais Carpentier, Commandant of the Royal Military College Saint-Jean

– Col Carpentier answered as many randomly drawn questions as he could in 60 seconds.

DT News: as part of Op REASSURANCE, HMCS Toronto recently deployed to the Black Sea

– We spoke with Commander Martin Fluet, Commanding Officer of HMCS Toronto, to learn more.

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