LifeSpeak’s Winter Campaign: Setting Goals for a Great Year

– In 2020, you can change that with the help of LifeSpeak, and the “Setting Goals for a Great Year” campaign.

Defence Team member awarded prestigious award from the Governor General of Canada

– A Defence Team member was awarded the Governor General’s Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers for his long-standing service to Scouts Canada and young Canadians.

Brunssum Canada Delegation Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Scheldt

– The members of the Canadian Delegation at Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFCBS) commemorated the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Scheldt Estuary during the Second World War from November 1st to 3rd, 2019.

Future soldier technologies: Grenade launchers and laser rangefinders

– Scientific advances need real-world testing to demonstrate their worth, particularly when defence and security issues are at stake.

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A letter from General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, about deployed personnel in the Middle East

– A letter from General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, to families about our deployed personnel in the Middle East.

Reservist joins Op IMPACT with ‘a strong sense of duty’

– Canadian Army Reservist Sergeant Amelia Chia recently bid farewell to the fifth-graders she teaches in her civilian career. From mid-December until July 2020, Sgt Chia will be part of Operation IMPACT (Op IMPACT), Canada’s training mission in the Middle East.Canadian Army Reservist Sergeant Amelia Chia recently completed training for her second deployment to the Middle East, where she will serve as a supply technician in Kuwait as part of Operation IMPACT. Photo: Provided by Sergeant Amelia Chia.

NTOG represents RCN at International Maritime Exercise 2019

– The Naval Tactical Operations Group, hosted by the United States Navy’s 5th Fleet, represented the Royal Canadian Navy at the International Maritime Exercise 2019 in Manama, Bahrain and the Persian Gulf.  

Op REASSURANCE Holiday Letters

– Listen to some of the great Holiday letters and cards sent to our Troops on Operation REASSURANCE.

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LifeSpeak’s Winter Campaign: Setting Goals for a Great Year

– In 2020, you can change that with the help of LifeSpeak, and the “Setting Goals for a Great Year” campaign.

Stop the Stigma of Mental Health Issues and Disorders

– Stigma is considered a mark of shame, disgrace or disapproval from others as well as directed towards oneself. Stigma is a form of discrimination that many people with mental health issues struggle with.

Defence Team member awarded prestigious award from the Governor General of Canada

– A Defence Team member was awarded the Governor General’s Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers for his long-standing service to Scouts Canada and young Canadians.

Why the big rush?

– It takes time for your body to adapt to training and no amount of motivation, dedication or hard work will change this situation.

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NDWCC – Harbour Toss Challenge

– Commodore Angus Topshee, Commander, Canadian Fleet Pacific, recently challenged the fleet for the National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign.

CFB Halifax Highlights 2019 NDWCC Volunteers

– CFB Halifax profiles their volunteer NDWCC team members.

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Canadian Rangers and Junior Canadian Rangers Expand Presence in Northern Ontario

– The Canadian Rangers have been busy expanding their capability to serve the people and youth of Northern Ontario with two new patrols, and two new detachments, in addition to a new Junior Canadian Ranger patrol.

Junior Canadian Ranger from Fort Severn wins Canada Company bursary

– Ian Kakekaspan, an 18-year-old Junior Canadian Ranger from Fort Severn is one of five Junior Rangers from across Northern Canada who has won a Canada Company bursary to assist with education expenses.

Canadian Rangers complete challenging OPP search and rescue course

– A group of Canadian Rangers representing five First Nations from the Far North of Ontario have completed a challenging search and rescue course led by Ontario Provincial Police.

Sailor discusses being deployed during the holidays

– Most people find it hard to be away from friends and family during the holidays. Although Petty Officer First Class Jeff Carter is no exception, he noted that being “at sea and away from home brings out the camaraderie of the ship’s company and provides a much-needed relaxing break from the operational routine,” said the Naval Communicator.

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Be a part of Bell Let’s Talk Day: Making every action count in the Defence Team

– The Defence Team is joining the conversation around mental health on Bell Let’s Talk Day, January 29, 2020.

10 Tips to Safely Travelling the New Year’s Road to Fitness

– Following these 10 simple tips will greatly increase your chances of achieving your fitness goals for 2020 and they will also reduce your risk injury. Happy New Year and remember that “Exercise is Medicine!”

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Brunssum Canada Delegation Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Scheldt

– The members of the Canadian Delegation at Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFCBS) commemorated the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Scheldt Estuary during the Second World War from November 1st to 3rd, 2019.

Korea War Veteran Remembers Comrades killed at Canoe River

– Former Bombardier Leslie Mercer attends 2RCHA Commemoration of train crash.

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60 Seconds with CPO2 Jean-François Piché, Senior Court Clerk-Reporter, Office of the Chief Military Judge

– This is part of the 60 Seconds with… series, featuring CPO2 Jean-François Piché, Senior Court Clerk-Reporter, Office of the Chief Military Judge. He answered as many randomly drawn questions as he could in 60 seconds.

Defence Story | A Sustainable Training Area

– Corey Davidson is a Reclamation Biologist who keeps the Albertan prairie at CFB Suffield healthy and strong so it can stand up to the rigors of CAF training for years to come.

Another day at Defence

– We are updating our image galleries to bring you recent photos from Canadian Armed Forces and National Defence. We will be adding new photos to this gallery regularly, featuring images from Combat Camera and other DND/CAF sources.

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Emotional moment at Juno Beach for 95-year-old Veteran and Battlefield cyclists

– When 95-year-old Second World War veteran Russell Kaye set foot on Juno Beach for his first time since D-Day, he wasn’t making his steps in its dark brown sand alone.

DT News: the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, Recreation Month, and National Public Service Week

– A Canadian delegation travelled to Courseulles-sur-Mer, France for the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

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