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War fighter: Lt(N) Anne Day

– She is a war fighter, a wife and a mother. An Above Water Warfare Officer, Lieutenant(Navy) Anne-Marie Day challenges many people’s perceptions of what a young leader and war fighter looks like in today’s Royal Canadian Navy.

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Canadian Armed Forces sailor named International Military Athlete of the Year

– Bravo Zulu to Canadian Armed Forces Able Seaman (AB) Yvette Yong, of the Royal Canadian Navy!

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Sub-Lieutenant receives Medal of Bravery for saving fellow sailor

– On February 23, 2017 Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton was conducting a replenishment at sea with a foreign tanker. HMCS Fredericton had just begun receiving fuel from the tanker when the span wire connected to both ships snapped…

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Candidates wanted for the Clearance Diver occupation

– Canadian Armed Forces members interested in becoming Clearance Divers will be able to learn more during information sessions at bases and wings across Canada near the end of February and during March 2019.

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Like mother, like daughter: Family members deploy together with HMCS Toronto

– LS Melanie Shering, who’s been with HMCS Toronto for nearly three years, was recently joined by the ship’s new Imagery Technician, MCpl Manuela Berger, who happens to be her mother.

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Design unveiled for the future Canadian Surface Combatants

– On February 8, the Government of Canada unveiled the selected design and design team for the Canadian Surface Combatants. This marks another important step towards the construction of Canada’s future warships.

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Sailor of the Quarter known for promoting fitness, helping others

– He may not have been born in Canada, but Leading Seaman Eric Saenz, originally from Costa Rica, has become a valuable member of the Royal Canadian Navy, and was recently named the Atlantic Fleet’s newest Sailor of the Quarter.

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Sailor up for CISM Athlete of the Year Award

– AB Yvette Yong has been a rising star in the world of military sports and martial arts. She brought home the gold in the 2018 Pan American Taekwondo Championships where she represented the Canadian Armed Forces, and was ranked number one in the world in women’s fin weight category.

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Leadership, respect and honour: Training sailors for the future

– The Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Leadership Respect and Honour Professional Development Program provides a baseline understanding of the conduct requirements for all personnel in the RCN, providing guidance and procedures for reporting incidents of improper behavior.

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Forging a new trade: Marine Technicians in the RCN

– The Marine Technician (MARTECH) training program will prepare sailors to operate and maintain the increasingly complex mechanical and electrical systems of the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN’s) current and future warships and submarines.

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