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Beating Arctic chill a priority for Canada, U.S. team

February 25, 2020 at 4:15 pm

1 Canadian Air Division Public Affairs Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), the United States Department of Defense and other partners met at 5 Wing Goose Bay, Labrador, from January 20 to 22, 2020, to discuss the challenges of operating in extreme cold weather conditions. The meeting, known as the Arctic Air Power Seminar, was the third in a series, and focused on runways and on landing strips maintained for aircraft on skis, asRead More

At 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, on January 22, 2020, Cold Rapid Airfield Damage Repair personnel work with an industrial-size, vehicle-mounted wheel saw as the team prepares to test extreme cold weather patch techniques. 
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Repairing airfields in extreme cold a challenge

February 25, 2020 at 4:07 pm

RCAF Public Affairs Personnel from Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) and the US Department of Defense (DoD) joined forces in Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador from Jan. 21 to Feb. 4 to test Cold Rapid Airfield Damage Repair (CRADR) techniques. Under the Canada-US Test and Evaluation Program (CANUSTEP), DND and DoD agreed to collaborate on the creation of a plan to evaluate current Airfield Damage Repair (ADR) practices, and to test new and emergingRead More

Padre Capt Oliver Edwards started military career as an army armourer.
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Don’t swing a sword – pick an apple

February 25, 2020 at 3:58 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards “There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” Have you ever heard this poem: “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me?” Is it true? The Criminal Code of Canada doesn’t think so. There are many laws against certain types of speech. Verbal abuse is a thing. Slander is a thing. Libel is a thing.Read More