Demonstration pilot Captain Brian Kilroy shows the right stuff

– Captain Brian Kilroy was this year’s CF-18 Hornet demonstration pilot flying at air shows from June until late September.

Conduct after Capture Training Centre is recruiting

– The deadline for applications for Conduct after Capture Instructors (CACI) is fast approaching!

Boots 4 Pups Citadel Canine Society hosts annual Cpl. Nathan Cirillo Memorial Cup Challenge

– To honour a fallen Canadian hero while also raising funds for a noble cause, the Boots 4 Pups Citadel Canine Society annually holds the Cpl. Nathan Cirillo Memorial Cup Challenge in Ottawa.

Canada’s second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship was launched in Halifax

– Canada’s second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Margaret Brooke, was successfully launched in Halifax this week.

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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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Demonstration pilot Captain Brian Kilroy shows the right stuff

– Captain Brian Kilroy was this year’s CF-18 Hornet demonstration pilot flying at air shows from June until late September.

Dr. Sarah Lockyer: The Science of Honouring the Fallen

– The remains of Canadian soldiers, fallen during the First and Second World Wars, find themselves in the laboratory of Dr. Sarah Lockyer as part of the Casualty Identification Program. In order to connect those remains to a fallen soldier, and ultimately a family, Sarah uses her expertise in forensic anthropology and creates a human connection to Canada’s military history.

60 Seconds with Major Erik Weigelin, Helicopter Air Detachment Commander, HMCS Ville de Québec

– Hi. I’m Major Erik Weigelin, the helicopter air detachment commander embarked in HMCS Ville de Quebec. We’re on Operation REASSURANCE and right now, we’re taking part in Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE in Trondheim, Norway.

Operation TRANSITION: It Involves Us All

– Serving in the military is not just a job, it’s a way of life that involves the entire family. There is no other career quite …

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Ship barbershop gives Jumpstart a boost

– MS Jeffrey Haines has been the HMCS Regina’s unofficial coiffeur performing his cuts from a corner of the ship’s Stoker Shop, all in support of Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities.

Veterans’ homelessness – Make this your reason to give

– During the 2019 National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign, we are asking members of the Defence Team to consider supporting charities which support homeless veterans.

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Demonstration pilot Captain Brian Kilroy shows the right stuff

– Captain Brian Kilroy was this year’s CF-18 Hornet demonstration pilot flying at air shows from June until late September.

Colonel Eric Charron: Greenway School

– As part of National Veterans’ Week, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members volunteer to give presentations at schools and other organizations across Canada. These sessions help Canadians, especially our country’s youth, learn more about the roles and stories of serving CAF members.

Inaugural “Paddle Against Poverty” Dragon Boat Race at CFB Halifax

– CFB Halifax Base Commander and NDWCC Champion Capt(N) Dave Mazur took fundraising creativity to a new level with the inaugural “Paddle Against Poverty” Dragon Boat …

Sailor prevails in marathon feat

– Running the Victoria Goodlife Fitness Marathon in full firefighter gear with the heavy breathing apparatus had a “surreal feel to it” admits Chief Petty Officer Second Class Chris Fraser.

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Boots 4 Pups Citadel Canine Society hosts annual Cpl. Nathan Cirillo Memorial Cup Challenge

– To honour a fallen Canadian hero while also raising funds for a noble cause, the Boots 4 Pups Citadel Canine Society annually holds the Cpl. Nathan Cirillo Memorial Cup Challenge in Ottawa.

Junior sailor plots course for success

– Heidi Maier,13, says she has been swept away by the power of sailing. The Grade 8 student has found competitive success harnessing the wind, and a healthy activity, during eight years with the Canadian Forces Sailing Association (CFSA)  Junior Program.

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Warships bedazzle in Second World War paint pattern

– For the next year, it will be easy to distinguish HMCS Regina from the other West Coast frigates as it has a new paint job. …

Our Canadian Armed Forces: Through children’s eyes

– For the Deputy Minister and Chief of the Defence Staff’s 2018 Holiday Card Contest, children were asked to submit drawings for the chance to have their artwork featured on the cover of the DM and CDS’ holiday cards.
Many children composed images of what the Canadian Armed Forces meant to them.

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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.

DT News: exercise URBAN REAPER and the Remembrance Day Sentry Program

– Transcript (Hannah) Members of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group are sharpening their live fire and explosive training skills in an urban environment. (Julie-Anne) Exercise …

Dr. Sarah Lockyer: The Science of Honouring the Fallen

– The remains of Canadian soldiers, fallen during the First and Second World Wars, find themselves in the laboratory of Dr. Sarah Lockyer as part of the Casualty Identification Program. In order to connect those remains to a fallen soldier, and ultimately a family, Sarah uses her expertise in forensic anthropology and creates a human connection to Canada’s military history.

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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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