Remembering the BoysFirst female member to receive top physical fitness awardFallen soldier’s family raising funds for community Skateboard ParkCaptain Prepares for World’s Ultra MarathonGone But Not Forgotten – Rick Hillier

Remembering the Boys

The 40th Anniversary of the grenade explosion at the CFB Valcartier, now Garrison Valcartier, Cadet Camp was marked on July 30 with a memorial parade. In attendance were Brigadier General Richard Giguere, MPs Nycole Turmel of Aylmer QC, Elaine Michaud of Valcartier, Jack Harris of St John's NFLD East, and a myriad of senators and...
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First female member to receive top physical fitness award

International Women's Day, celebrated annually on March 8, is a day that celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. This year marks the 100th year since its inception and the Defence Team, along with LGen André Deschamps, the Defence Champion for Women, will celebrate under the theme “Equal opportunity...
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Fallen soldier’s family raising funds for community Skateboard Park

Buy Nathan a Beer After a long day of battling insurgents in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Sept. 24, 2007, Armoured Recovery Vechicle (ARV) driver Cpl. Nathan Hornburg was attempting to rescue a disabled battle tank and it's crew when he was killed. The soldier was a King’s Own Calgary Regiment reservist serving under the Royal 22e Régiment,...
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Captain Prepares for World’s Ultra Marathon

JILL KRUSE For some people just qualifying for the Boston Marathon would be a major victory. But for Captain Dennene Huntley it was just one more race toward achieving one of her ultimate running goals and adventures: representing Canada in the 100 km World’s Ultra-Marathon in Gibraltar on November 7th. “My big focus right now is the...
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Gone But Not Forgotten – Rick Hillier

By Patrick Twomey “GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN” is certainly a phrase that comes to mind when people in the military community think of former Chief of Defence Staff Gen (Ret’d) Rick Hillier. Largely credited as the architect of the renaissance of the Canadian Forces he still casts a large shadow over debates and discussions of the...
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