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CAF Divers Take on Dangerous DutyPrince of Wales New Colonel-in Chief of Irish RegimentDART Deploys to NepalCanada’s Next Defence Chief NamedCF-18 Fighters Intercept B-52 Bombers in Training Exercise

CAF Divers Take on Dangerous Duty

  Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) clearance divers and support personnel are disposing sea mines and other First and Second World War munitions in Estonia. “Canadian Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams are widely regarded as some of the most capable, highly trained and experienced in the world. We look forward to working alongside our NATO allies and security partners...
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Prince of Wales New Colonel-in Chief of Irish Regiment

  His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales graciously agreed last week to serve as the Colonel-in-Chief of the 2nd Battalion, the Irish Regiment of Canada. His Royal Highness has a history of distinguished service in the British Armed Forces, including a four-month attachment with the Royal Air Force and more than five years active service in...
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DART Deploys to Nepal

  Canada has deployed an Assessment Team, elements of the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) and additional soldiers to assist with the humanitarian crisis in Nepal. In the aftermath of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is currently readying its personnel and resources in order to ensure a prompt...
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Canada’s Next Defence Chief Named

Canada’s top military job was given to a combat soldier today. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that, current Commander of Canadian Joint Operations Command, Lieutenant-General Jonathan Vance, CMM, MSC, CD will be appointed Chief of the Defence Staff. “Vance will replace General Tom Lawson, who has been serving in the position since October 2012. The change of...
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CF-18 Fighters Intercept B-52 Bombers in Training Exercise

The Canadian NORAD Region (CANR) conducted comprehensive training with the United States Strategic Command during Exercise Polar Growl. The training opportunities took place in support of the CANR mandate to detect, deter and defend against all threats to North America’s sovereign airspace. “The opportunity for the Canadian NORAD Region to work with assets from US Strategic Command...
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