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Canada presents its Action Plan to Improve UN PeacekeepingSpecial Service Medal criteria adjusted Special Service MedalsLatvian Land Force Commander visits CanadaMinister welcomes appointments to commission that deals with complaints concerning the Military PoliceCAF extends Role 2 Treatment Facility deployment in Iraq

Canada presents its Action Plan to Improve UN Peacekeeping

Defense Minister Harit S. Sajjan delivered a statement in Canada’s name yesterday during the Open Debate of the UN Security Council on the “Collective Action Plan to Improve UN Peacekeeping”, in New York. The said plan includes a commitment from Canada to send Aviation Task forces to Mali for a period of 12 months, including...
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Special Service Medal criteria adjusted Special Service Medals

The Canadian Armed Forces have amended the criteria for two bars to the Special Service Medals to render it more accessible to serving members. Any serving members that have completed a total of 45 days of service during one or many overseas mission will now be eligible to receive this recognition, whereas it used to...
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Latvian Land Force Commander visits Canada

The Commander of the Latvian Land Force, Col. Ilmārs A. Lejiņš, visited Canada this week to enhance the bilateral military relationship between the two countries. Hosted by the Canadian Army, Col. Lejiņš visited Ottawa and Petawawa where he met with LGen. Paul Wynnyk, Commander Canadian Army, and other Canadian Army senior leaders at the Canadian Army...
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CAF extends Role 2 Treatment Facility deployment in Iraq

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has extended its commitment to lead the Role 2 Medical Treatment Facility in Erbil, Iraq until March 31, 2019. The extension is in response to a request made by the United States. “Canada continues to be committed to the long-term success of a peaceful Iraq. The information I gathered from my meetings...
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