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The Defence Team reflects on progress and ways ahead – addressing internationality, achieving equity

– On March 21, the Defence Team gathered in the National Defence Headquarters concourse to commemorate International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. 

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Siblings honour RCAF father at gravesite

– Kerry Balcom was only seven years old in 1962 when his father, Sergeant Gordon Balcom, suffered a heart attack while on operations on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)

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Sailor Profile: Petty Officer First Class Charles Bressette

– March 26 will be a Purple Day at CFB Halifax thanks to this dedicated sailor.

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Master Corporal Leslie Blair headed to Aerospace Maintenance Competition in Atlanta

– Master Corporal Leslie Blair from Shearwater, Nova Scotia, is one of more than 30 RCAF aircraft technicians headed to an air maintenance competition being held April 8 to 11, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Petawawa Diversity Festival celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion

– Diversity in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) brings with it a strength that allows members to distinguish themselves both on and off the battlefield.

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Pension for Life

– Pension for Life focusses on one thing—making sure that you and your family have the flexibility to make the best decisions for your specific needs and overall well-being, now and into the future.

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DT News: the Pension for Life program and commemorating the Month of the Military Child

– Veterans Affairs Canada and National Defence recently unveiled the new collection of benefits.

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RCAF celebrates 95 years of service

– On April 1, 2019, the Royal Canadian Air Force marks 95 years of service and looks towards its centennial in 2024.

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47th annual Iditarod race kicks off in Alaska with Canadian support

– Canadian military personnel from the Canadian Detachment Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (Cdn Det JBER), Alaska and their families, joined together to support the 47th Iditarod Sled Dog Race, commonly referred to as the “The Last Great Race.”

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A glimpse inside Canada’s Military Police Academy

– The almost five-month course is tough, but it’s meant to be that way. The job military police graduates will be doing once they hit the ‘street’, isn’t always an easy one – and they need to be ready.

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