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Tag: <span>Reserves</span> – CAF members who are enrolled for other than continuous full-time military service

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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Windsor reservists celebrate Hockey Day in Canada with their community

– The second annual Army vs Navy hockey game saw the Royal Canadian Navy take home the win 9-5. The real action though, was happening in the stands where over 600 members of the community turned out to watch local soldiers and sailors take to the ice…

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Working with the Cadet Organizations Administration and Training Service (COATS) – a unique component of the Reserve Force

– “Each time I meet cadets, I can clearly see the impact we have on their lives. I feel recharged and fulfilled hearing them speak of the impact we have on tomorrow’s leaders,” says CWO Godbout.

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New armoury opens at Saint-Hubert Garrison

– Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan and Parliamentary Secretary to the Defence Minister Serge Cormier, participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new armoury at the Saint-Hubert Garrison on January 16.

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60 Seconds with LCol Mark Poland, Former Commanding Officer, Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada & Commander 31 Territorial Battalion Group

– LCol Poland answered as many randomly drawn questions as he could in 60 seconds.

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I Am 2Lt Devon Greene

– As a Reservist, 2Lt Greene is self-employed outside the CAF as a personal trainer and as a ballet teacher. This provides her the flexibility to participate in training opportunities like Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Concentration to improve her soldiering skills.

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The Canadian Armed Forces aims to modernize Primary Reserve infrastructure

– The Department of National Defence (DND) has launched The Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserves Infrastructure Strategic Asset Study, an extensive study of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Primary Reserves (PRes) armouries and other properties across the country to make sure Reservists have the most suitable and cost-effective work environments.

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RCAF member takes “top shot” at military shooting competition

– Lieutenant Baron Hordo, a member of the Royal Canadian Force, took home the Queen’s Medal for top Regular Force shooter at the 2018 Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Competition held in September in Ottawa.

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Joined at 40, Corporal Scott Sargent proves his mettle to younger generation

– Military service is something many of us would put near the top of any list of things best-suited to the young, but one Canadian Army Reservist shows that age is less relevant than ability. Corporal Scott Sargent joined the Calgary Highlanders, a Canadian Army Reserve infantry unit in 2015 at the age of 40.

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ExecuTrek recruits spend a day in the life of CAF members

– Special visitors to 8 Wing Trenton under the ExecuTrek Program found themselves immersed in a day in the life of a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force during a visit to CFB Trenton in late June.

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