Canadian Forces Reserve soldier dies during military trainingLieutenant-General Hood Takes Command of RCAFGeneral Jonathan Vance Appointed Chief of Defence StaffCAF Participate in 2015 Nijmegen MarchesGraduating SAR Techs Take to the Skies

Canadian Forces Reserve soldier dies during military training

SHILO, MB – Canadian Forces Reserve soldier Private Kirby Tott died during military training at Canadian Forces Base Shilo on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Private Tott was training with the 3rd Canadian Division Training Centre’s detachment at CFB Shilo when he died suddenly. His death is under investigation, and an autopsy will be conducted to determine...
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Lieutenant-General Hood Takes Command of RCAF

Command of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) officially changed hands at a ceremony held at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa. On July 9 the new Commander of the RCAF and Chief of the Air Force Staff, Lieutenant-General Michael Hood, assumed command from Lieutenant-General Yvan Blondin at a ceremony. “The RCAF has been busy...
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General Jonathan Vance Appointed Chief of Defence Staff

General Jonathan Vance was appointed Canada’s new Chief of the Defence Staff during a change of command ceremony held Friday in Ottawa. The ceremony marked the official transfer of command of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) from General Tom Lawson to General Jonathan Vance. “I wish to thank General Lawson for his lifetime devotion to the CAF...
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CAF Participate in 2015 Nijmegen Marches

A Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) contingent is heading to the Netherlands from July 21 to 24 for the 99th annual International Four Day Marches Nijmegen. The 2015 marchers will be marching July 21 to 24 where they will commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands from Nazi occupation. “The Canadian Armed Forces has participated...
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Graduating SAR Techs Take to the Skies

A dozen newly minted Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) Search and Rescue Technicians (SAR Tech) parachuted into their graduation last week at 19 Wing Comox. The grads took receipt of their SAR Wings marking the end of their intense occupation training. Typically, out of approximately 30 applicants, only 10 to 12 will be selected for the...
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