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Lieutenant-Colonel Corby speaks to 3 Royal Canadian Regiment about the Soldier Clothing and Equipment Modernization Trial at Garrison Petawawa on September 4, 2019.
Photo: Able Seaman Elizabeth Ross

Petawawa soldiers test new uniform pattern

September 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Eric De Lafontaine, Manager – Soldier Operational Clothing and Equipment Modernization, Directorate of Soldier Systems Program Management Ottawa, Ontario — Some 600 soldiers at 4th Canadian Division Support Base (4 CDSB) Petawawa will soon be standing out as they help the Canadian Armed Forces test a new Canadian Disruptive Pattern (CADPAT) to help select a replacement camouflage for the current iconic woodland and arid CADPAT patterns. The original distinctive CADPAT, revolutionary for its time, wasRead More

Gloomy times can throw us a challenge

Gloomy times can throw us a challenge

September 17, 2019 at 2:56 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Marcin Rosinski Sometimes when we pray, we also embrace those moments we wish would not exist. None of us wants to experience pain, but we cannot always avoid it. Our body, mind and spirit affect the way we pray. If we are struggling with miseries and disasters of any type we can certainly expect that they will adversely affect our prayers. No one wants to feel empty and lifeless when he/she prays,Read More

Cpl Bobbi Springstead and her service dog, Dodger, strike a pose.
Photo: Master Corporal Alana Morin

Pain survivor relies daily on her pal Dodger

September 17, 2019 at 2:48 pm

Captain Leah Pierce 22 Wing/Canadian Forces Base North Bay, Ontario, is no stranger to Americans. It is the home of the Canadian Air Defence Sector, which conducts the North American Aerospace Defence (NORAD) Command mission. For more than 65 years, our partners to the south have been part of the bi-national mission at 22 Wing, and currently, about 30 Americans and 70 dependents call North Bay home. Now, we can add one more American toRead More