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Tag: <span>Deployment</span> – Stories of CAF members deployed in theatre

Service second-to-none in Ukraine

– The Logistics Branch is ramping up for its 50th anniversary on February 1, 2018.

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RCAF Run – desert style!

– News Article / June 16, 2017 To see more images, click on the photograph under “Image Gallery”. Kuwait On May 19, 2017, more than 60 Canadian Armed Forces members deployed to Kuwait on Operation Impact laced up their running shoes and competed in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Run – desert style. Having three, …

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Helping children cope with deployments

– Military life can be stressful for children, especially when a parent deploys or the family has to relocate. As part of its continuing commitment to families, Chief of Military Personnel (CMP) recently asked Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis (DGMPRA) to investigate how children handle the stress of parental deployment and relocation. “We found …

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Hardship and Risk Allowance for deployed CAF personnel

– Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members deployed to certain theatres of operation are entitled to Hardship and Risk allowances in recognition of the dangers and conditions associated with specific locations. What are hardship and risk allowances? The intent of the Hardship Allowance (HA) is to compensate for the living conditions at a specific post. It is …

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1 ESU designs and builds Camp Érable in Iraq

– After months of hard work and determination, personnel from 1 Engineer Support Unit (ESU), CFB Kingston can call their mission complete. The unit, which provides deployable, specialist military engineering services to the CAF and other government departments anywhere in the world, completed the design and construction of a $4.6 million camp in support of Op …

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Operation Reasurrance

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CAF Artist Program at work in Ukraine

– Art is a powerful communication tool. It conveys emotion, gravitas, and tells a textured story about what’s happening in a way words or a photograph cannot. For the Canadian Armed Forces deployed on operation, it has become a key communications vehicle to tell the story of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s military training mission to Ukraine. It …

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Radiation testing in support of Operation Unifier

– ADM(IE)’s Directorate of Nuclear Safety (D N Safe) is responsible for the management of the DND/CAF ionizing radiation safety program, providing radiological/nuclear expertise in support of DND/CAF operations. In November 2015, the Directorate of Force Health Protection (DFHP) conducted a health and hazard assessment for Operation UNIFIER, Joint Task Force Ukraine. As part of this …

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How a military mother copes with deployment

– The following is a feature by Master Corporal Jennyfer Russell, a medical technician from 5 Field Ambulance, Valcartier. MCpl Russell is deployed as a JTFU Instructor on Operation UNIFIER in the Ukraine. By MCpl Jennyfer Russell Truly, I do not feel there are any differences between being a deployed woman in the army and a …

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Op UNIFIER: Reservists play a role

– CAF reservists contribute greatly to military operations, including Operation REASSURANCE, as members of Rotation 5 of the Land Task Force (LTF). Deployed to Poland since February 2016, these reservists have been participating in military exercises in Central and Eastern Europe in support of NATO’s regional assurance measures. The LTF comprises primarily soldiers from 1st Battalion, …

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