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Theatre Activation Team deploys to Mali for Operation PRESENCEKevin Newman captures the unconquered spirit season premiere of W5Additional CAF personnel deployed to B.C. to combat wildfiresCanadian Combat Engineer documentary screened in HaitiColonel Oberwarth assumed command of Operation Crocodile

Theatre Activation Team deploys to Mali for Operation PRESENCE

After months of preparation, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have begun to deploy their personnel to prepare for when the remaining troops arrive in Mali. “There are only 50 people going today, but it’s mostly task force leadership. Main people from the aviation battalion, so some pilots and technicians will also be going today,” said Melanie...
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Kevin Newman captures the unconquered spirit season premiere of W5

To launch its 51st season, the iconic and long-standing CTV show, W5, featured a special on the Invictus Games titled “Unconquered” on Sept. 23. The one-hour special, hosted by news anchor Kevin Newman, took audiences on the very personal journey of several ill and injured soldiers that led them to compete in the Invictus Games Toronto...
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Additional CAF personnel deployed to B.C. to combat wildfires

Approximately 225 additional Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) soldiers have been deployed to British Columbia to combat the wildfires that continue to engulf parts of the region. The decision was made after an additional Request for Federal Assistance from the RCMP was made to relieve many of the officers who have been on the ground for days...
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Canadian Combat Engineer documentary screened in Haiti

An initial version of “Clearing the Way,” a documentary capturing the story of combat engineers from 23 Field Squadron, was screened to an audience of United Nations members, Canadians, and military members on June 27 at the Canadian Embassy in Haiti. It was an important milestone not only for the producers of the film but for...
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Colonel Oberwarth assumed command of Operation Crocodile

Colonel Oberwarth assumed command of Operation Crocodile Col. Cayle Oberwarth assumed command of Task Force Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), part of Operation CROCODILE,  in an official change of command ceremony on July 7. Operation CROCODILE is Canada’s military contribution to the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission (MONUSCO) in the DRC. “I am honored by the opportunity to...
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