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Light Urban Search and Rescue capability a perfect fit for Army Reserve

– Esquimalt, British Columbia — Members of the Canadian Army Reserve can now add Light Urban Search and Rescue (LUSAR) to their expanding list of mission tasks.

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Army members recognized for life-saving efforts at 2018 Army Run

– Ottawa, Ontario — Canadian Army personnel are among a group of first responders being honoured for their part in saving a life at the 2018 Canada Army Run.

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Indigenous awareness training supports Carcajou, the Army’s newest Indigenous summer training program

– Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec — With the Army’s newest Indigenous summer training program, known as Carcajou, on the horizon, senior leaders and recruitment personnel from 2nd Canadian Division spent a full day at a workshop dedicated to increasing their awareness of Indigenous issues and culture to support their work with program participants and with Indigenous co-workers in general.

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Corporal Jessica Bonner: Army Reserve gives you skills to bring with you anywhere

– By Second Lieutenant Maxime Cliché, 38 Canadian Brigade Group Public Affairs The theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) 2019 is “Balance for Better” and Corporal Jessica Bonner demonstrates this in her dual career as an Army Reservist and as a civilian registered nursing student. IWD has been celebrated each year since 1909 with the goal to …

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Army Reservist, athlete and engineering consultant is ‘Never bored and never boring’

– Regina, Saskatchewan — A grappler, a soldier, and a consultant walk into the room. No, it is not the start of a bad joke, but it is simply my life in all its variety.

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Master Bombardier Ashley Diggs’ unexpected journey from nightclub bouncer to Army Gunner

– Oromocto, New Brunswick — Growing up in Halifax and Toronto, Master Bombardier (MBdr) Ashley Diggs wasn’t planning on a career in the Canadian Army, but a walk through downtown Toronto changed his career path.

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Renewable energy system takes first Defence Innovation Challenge prize

– Quebec City, Quebec — Signals Officer Captain Pierre Frenette and several of his colleagues from the Canadian Army (CA)’s 35 Canadian Brigade Group (35 CBG), a Quebec-based Reserve formation, found themselves with a bit of extra time to think in the summer of 2013.

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Assault Pioneers returning to the Canadian Army

– Oromocto, New Brunswick — The Canadian Army (CA) is re-introducing a capability to its ranks that is both steeped in tradition and thoroughly modern.

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Army Reserve soldier inspired by a ‘Linc’ to Black history in Hamilton, Ontario

– Hamilton, Ontario — Corporal Corbin Monaco joined the Canadian Army Reserve with The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment) when he was 22 years old, just a few years after meeting a pioneering local veteran with whom he shared much in common.

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Private Kenneth Bryant Jones represents bravery and perseverance of Black Canadians in uniform during a less inclusive time

– Ottawa, Ontario — Private Kenneth Bryant Jones’ service forms part of the legacy of contributions that many Black Canadians have made to Canada through the military, even during times where they had to overcome great challenges just to enlist.

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