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The Canadian Armed Forces issued a Direction and Guidance to update the current tattoo policy for members on August 12, 2019.
Photo: Cpl Jean Archambault

CAF revises policies on tattoos

September 10, 2019 at 4:46 pm

Cpl Jean Archambault The Canadian Armed Forces issued a Direction and Guidance to update the current tattoo policy for members on August 12, 2019. The Canadian Armed Forces continues efforts to attract, recruit, train, and retain the right people with the necessary skills and abilities to ensure operational effectiveness through a diverse and inclusive workforce. The tattoo policy was updated to reflect the more mainstream acceptance by Canadian society of body art. The updated policyRead More

Can a person of faith be a soldier?

Can a person of faith be a soldier?

September 10, 2019 at 4:32 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Andrew Whitman, CD This is a question often asked. It is a question I have had to answer for myself: before serving as chaplain, I was a gunner, and did a tour in Kandahar. Could I be there and support that mission knowing that people would be killed as a result of my actions? Could I reconcile my faith with my profession as a soldier? If the answer to this question isRead More

Padre Whitman brings army to 4 Wing

September 10, 2019 at 4:27 pm

Cliff Kenyon Andrew Whitman admits he’s a bit like fish out of water. A long, long way from the water. And it’s all a challenge he’s enjoying. Capt. Whitman is the newest addition to the team of 4 Wing chaplains, originally from New Brunswick, raised in a small community called Brown’s Flats, not far from Saint John. Two more chaplains will be joining the staff here, following transfers by former 4 Wing chaplains. For Whitman,Read More