Ready Aye Ready for a championship: HMCS York cheers the Raptors

– History made with Canadians, ashore and at sea, cheering for Canada’s team.

Fifty years of linguistic duality in the Defence Team

– This year marks an important milestone for the Official Languages Act – its 50th anniversary. Passed in 1969, the Official Languages Act describes how federal institutions shall treat both official languages and establishes official languages rights and obligations applicable to Department of National Defence employees and Canadian Armed Forces members.

Canadian Armed Forces Gender Aide-mémoire: Integrating Gender Perspectives in Operations

– The Integrating Gender Perspective in Operations Aide-mémoire was officially launched during the United Nations Women, Peace and Security Chiefs of Defence (CHoDs) Network meeting in New York on 10 July 2019 when General Vance became Chair

New recruit cooking

– A cook with formal culinary arts training says a career with Canada’s military is providing him a permanent port of stability from the topsy-turvy restaurant industry.

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By the Book: Changing the Narrative of Female Integration in Armed Forces

– Dawnieca Palma, Canadian Joint Operations Command Public Affairs The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) is the largest UN …

Bicyclists Join the CJOC HQ Ride

– Dawnieca Palma, CJOC PA Lined up along the front of 1600 Star Top, spoke-to-spoke, riders are getting ready for the start of the Canadian Joint …

Canadian Lieutenant-General Eyre is honoured with a Korean name

– June 4, 2019 United Nations Command (UNC) Deputy Commander, Lieutenant-General (LGen) Wayne Eyre received an honourary Korean name from the Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance Friendship …

The Importance of Training in Crew Readiness

– By Captain Annie Morin, Public Affairs Officer for Op CARIBBE To Note: On May 6, 2019, HMC Ships Yellowknife and Whitehorse completed their deployment on …

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Ready Aye Ready for a championship: HMCS York cheers the Raptors

– History made with Canadians, ashore and at sea, cheering for Canada’s team.

Fifty years of linguistic duality in the Defence Team

– This year marks an important milestone for the Official Languages Act – its 50th anniversary. Passed in 1969, the Official Languages Act describes how federal institutions shall treat both official languages and establishes official languages rights and obligations applicable to Department of National Defence employees and Canadian Armed Forces members.

New recruit cooking

– A cook with formal culinary arts training says a career with Canada’s military is providing him a permanent port of stability from the topsy-turvy restaurant industry.

Canada’s Indigenous soldiers wove unbreakable wartime code with native languages

– August 9 marks the 37th International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The 2019 theme is Indigenous Peoples’ Languages. The clever use of Indigenous languages to create an unbreakable secret code played a vital role in the victory of the Allies in the Second World Wa

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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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Canada’s Indigenous soldiers wove unbreakable wartime code with native languages

– August 9 marks the 37th International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The 2019 theme is Indigenous Peoples’ Languages. The clever use of Indigenous languages to create an unbreakable secret code played a vital role in the victory of the Allies in the Second World Wa

Canadian Armed Forces teams wrap up 2019 Nijmegen Marches

– On July 21st, 175 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members completed the 103rd International Four Days Marches Nijmegen in the Netherlands.

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Simon Bolivar bicentenary commemoration

– The Ambassador of Colombia Federico Hoyos Salazar and Col William Cabrera from Colombia imposed a wreath at the Monument of the Liberator Simon Bolivar, located on Besserer Street and Dalhousie Street in Ottawa, on Wednesday, 7 Aug 2019 at 11 am.

A medal-winning tour

– Vice-Admiral (VAdm) Haydn Edmundson, Acting Commander Military Personnel Command (A/CMPC), accepted an opportunity to put his own stamp on things at the Royal Canadian Mint.

The Sea King to Fly Again

– You can’t keep a good aircraft down!

V2V launching new brew

– A new Victoria microbrewery that supports veterans’ programs is launching its second beer, a blonde ale whose name and logo celebrates a British naval ship.

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Summer Fire Safety

– Campfires, fireworks and barbeque grills are especially enjoyable during summer social gatherings. Those popular seasonal practices share one common essential element: fire. In that sense, …

Initiatives launched to retain and increase RCAF personnel experience levels

– In June 2019, programs were launched to ensure the continuing health of the RCAF and our ability to achieve mission success. These initiatives are vital in the face of an unprecedented level of global competition for the skills of pilots, technicians, highly trained aviation specialists, and support personnel.

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DT News: The CIOR/CIOMR Summer Congress in Estonia, and don’t forget to complete the Public Service Employee Survey!

– The Summer Congress for the Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers and Interallied Confederation of Medical Reserve Officers recently took place in Estonia.

DT News: The inaugural Grey Wolf Indigenous Summer Program and a heads-up on the upcoming NDWCC

– The Grey Wolf program is a 4th Canadian Division summer program which combines military training and Indigenous cultural teachings.

DT News: a rededication ceremony for the Kandahar Cenotaph in the Afghanistan Memorial Hall will be held August 17th

– A rededication ceremony for the Kandahar Cenotaph in the Afghanistan Memorial Hall will be held this coming Saturday, August 17th.

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DT News: The inaugural Grey Wolf Indigenous Summer Program and a heads-up on the upcoming NDWCC

– The Grey Wolf program is a 4th Canadian Division summer program which combines military training and Indigenous cultural teachings.

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…

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