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What’s Canada Buying? – February 1, 2015

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What’s Canada Buying? January 23, 2015

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23 January 15 at 12:00

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – January 17, 2015

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A quick housekeeping point:  I’m going to be traveling for work next week, so new MILNEWS.ca News Highlights until January 22.  In the meantime, enjoy taking in the sites listed in the Blog Roll, and have a great week!

Way Up North

#CANvsISIL

Attacks on CF in Canada

Internal Security

Ukraine

Other

  • ” ‘Dear Gladys’ brought smiles to Canadian troops stationed abroad” — Gladys Osmond, or “Dear Gladys,” as she was known in the Canadian Armed Forces, penned a large volume of heartfelt notes to soldiers, sailors and aviators for more than a quarter century ….” – more“Statement by the Chief of the Defence Staff on the Passing of Ms. Gladys Osmond”
  • “Military to conduct training at Mira River park (in Cape Breton)”
  • From the Info-machine  “A “boots on the ground” experience at Garrison Petawawa —  Students from Carleton University recently had a realistic taste of what it might be like to be journalists embedded with the Canadian Army (CA) in a real military operation.  The group of 18 aspiring journalists participated in Exercise SPARTAN BEAR 2014, an annual  Canadian Army training exercise aimed at ensuring troops are ready to respond when duty calls. The exercise took place at Garrison Petawawa from November 18 to 26, 2014 ….” – “A passion for his occupation — The quality of people’s work can often be attributable to the passion they have for their occupation. The role of instructor has its own unique challenges, incorporating personal experiences into academic and practical knowledge for students.  For the past two years, Master Corporal Justin Donaldson, a Royal Canadian Air Force aerospace control operator, has been teaching his occupation’s Qualification Level 3 and aerospace control operator ground controller qualifications at 16 Wing Borden’s Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Control Operations (CFSACO), located in Cornwall, Ontario ….”

Afghanistan


MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – December 16, 2014

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What’s Canada Buying?

#CANvsISIL

Way Up North

Veterans & Helping Veterans

  • “NDP calls for inquiry into defoliant use at CFB Gagetown — The veterans affairs critic for the NDP is calling for an inquiry into defoliant spraying at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown in New Brunswick and is encouraging anyone who was exposed to the chemicals file a claim with the federal government ….”

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16 December 14 at 20:10

What’s Canada Buying? – December 3, 2014

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3 December 14 at 23:30

What’s Canada Buying? November 28, 2014

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28 November 14 at 13:00

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – November 24, 2014

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Kyle Sinclair, R.I.P.

Attacks on CF in Canada

#CANvsISIL

Internal Security

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Ebola

Other

Afghanistan


 

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