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Tag: <span>International</span> – Stories from abroad and working with allies

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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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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RCAF all-women technician team heads to international competition

– The world’s best air technicians will test their skills at the annual Air Maintenance Competition in Atlanta, Georgia, in April 2019. The RCAF is sending five teams to compete, including an all-women team.

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RCAF space operators certified and awarded space wings in the U.S.

– For the first time ever, RCAF space operators working in the Combined Space Operations Center at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California have been certified and formally awarded the U.S. Air Force Space Operations Badge.

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Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT 19: Diving in the High Arctic

– Clearance Divers, Combat Divers and Port Inspection Divers from across Canada are currently participating in Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT 19 in Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, until April 1, 2019. They are diving in the glacial waters of northern Canada with colleagues and military divers from France, Finland, Sweden and Norway.

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RCAF leads Canadian Armed Forces space initiatives

– The Royal Canadian Air Force oversees space capabilities, responsibilities and personnel within the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Canadian troops in Bahrain bust drug runners on the ‘hash highway’

– MANAMA, Bahrain — Zeroing in on a small fishing dhow loaded with heroin in 2 million square miles of ocean is like trying to find a needle in a haystack, but a crew of mostly Canadian troops has helped find six in the past two months, hauling in nearly 16 tons of illicit drugs.

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Exercise ROGUISH BUOY 2019: Combat Divers celebrate 40 years of international partnership

– This past February, Combat Divers from all four Canadian Combat Dive Teams deployed to Cultus Lake, B.C., where they met with divers from Germany, Holland, the U.K., and the U.S. to participate in a training event that has been running since 1979.

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Soldier On goes for gold in Whistler

– With the breathtaking scenery of Whistler, B.C., as its backdrop, the recent 7th Annual Allied Winter Sports Camp provided ill and injured veterans and serving members with a unique Soldier On experience.

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Women, Peace and Security Workshop: A successful cooperation between Canada and eight Asian countries

– Four Canadian women, three military members and one civilian, delivered training on the theme of Women, Peace and Security from January 28 to February 1, 2019 at the Malaysian Peacekeeping Center in Port Dickson, to thirty participants from eight Asian countries.

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