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4 Wing’s PSP Fitness Coordinator, Tovah Fenske (on the left), helped train members of 4 Wing prepare for the Nijmegen Victory March back in 2018. 

Photo: Jeff Gaye

Nijmegen: Worlds apart walking together

April 13, 2021 at 1:05 pm

Joy Smith Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands; Nijmegen was also the encampment site of the 1st Canadian Army during the winter of 1944. Over five weeks in the spring of 1945 nearly eight thousand Canadian Troops gave their lives fighting in the area around Nijmegen to bravely liberate the Dutch people from the oppression of Nazi occupation. Since 1952 – Canada has been sending troops to Nijmegen to participate in the VierdaagseRead More

Patience

Patience

April 6, 2021 at 6:06 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Howard Rittenhouse I am not the most patient person. This may come as a shock to those of you who know and tolerate me. I have to admit I have often daydreamed while troops sat in my office telling me about their problems, issues, stubbed toes, bruised egos, mashed expectations, deflated dreams, and the general lack of unicorns in the military life. Sorry. That came out badly. This sounds as though IRead More

A virtual group for relatives of CAF members

A virtual group for relatives of CAF members

April 6, 2021 at 6:02 pm

Yves Bélanger, Servir Almost two years ago, two volunteers from the Military Family Resource Center – Montreal Region (MFRC), Joanne Saccomani and Ann Marcotte, launched a private group on Facebook for relatives of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) newcomers. Their goal was to help them better understand how life works in the CAF. Ann Marcotte explains that the duo were already collaborating in the presentations of the Military Life 101 workshops offered to parents and relativesRead More