Post Tagged with: "CAF"

Minister Sajjan tables new legislation to enhance support for victims in the military justice system

May 15, 2018 at 3:17 pm

National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan has introduced a Declaration of Victims’ Rights by tabling an act to amend the National Defence Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts. The new legislation will amend the National Defence Act to incorporate Indigenous sentencing considerations and enhance the efficiency of the military justice system. The proposed Code of Service Discipline Declaration of Victims’ Rights recognizes the harmful impactRead More

More than 20 units sent cadets to 4 Wing for last weekend’s visit.
Photo: Justin Spinello

Northwest Region Cadets learn about CAF during 4 Wing visit

April 17, 2018 at 11:39 am

Jeff Gaye Approximately 500 cadets from Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia visited 4 Wing last weekend for a Canadian Armed Forces familiarization tour. The cadets visited 401 and 409 Squadrons and saw some of the teams behind the scenes, including W TEME, GSAR, ATC, and the Meteorology Section. They also had an interpretive tour of the mounted aircraft and radar displays, offering them a glimpse into RCAF history. Cadet MWO Parker Jackson from Fort McMurrayRead More

The 4 Wing team has begun training together for the 2018 Nijmegen Marches.
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The Road to Nijmegen, Part 1

April 3, 2018 at 1:53 pm

Tovah Fenske, 4 Wing Fitness Coordinator 4 Wing Cold Lake has been selected as one of the teams that will represent the Canadian Armed Forces at Nijmegen 2018. The Nijmegen March is an international event in the Netherlands where 45,000 military and civilian participants congregate each July to promote sport, exercise and military marching skill. The march winds in and around the Dutch city of Nijmegen for a staggering distance of 40 kilometres each dayRead More

Capt Sarah Oakley, 4 Wing Defence Visible Minority Advisory Group co-chair, speaks to members of 4 Wing at the IDERD event last week.
Photo: OS Erica Seymour, Wing Imaging

CAF is making progress against racial discrimination

March 27, 2018 at 1:29 pm

Jeff Gaye It’s not time to brag of a mission accomplished – not by a long shot – but participants at 4 Wing’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (IDERD) event agreed that DND and the Canadian Armed Forces are on the right track to overcoming racial discrimination. LCol Justin Armstrong, Defence Visible Minorities Advisory Group (DVMAG) champion, said “We’ve made a lot of good progress. As a defence team community we wantRead More

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Candidates wanted for Clearance Diver occupation

February 27, 2018 at 7:00 am

RCN Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members interested in becoming Clearance Divers will be able to learn more at an information session in Cold Lake March 13. “Any CAF member interested in finding out how to become a Clearance Diver is invited to attend,” says Lt(N) Mike St-Pierre, Executive Officer of Fleet Diving Unit (Pacific). Voluntary Occupational Transfer is now open to any CAF member from any trade, with or without dive training. If you areRead More

Canadian Armed Forces introduces new online career transition tool

February 13, 2018 at 3:28 pm

DND Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have a new tool to facilitate their transition into the civilian workforce. MNET is a new, free to use, online career transition tool that matches military occupations with civilian occupations and job openings. MNET is short for Military Occupational Structure ID (MOSID) to National Occupational Classification (NOC) Equivalency Tool. To use MNET, CAF members and veterans just need to enter information about their military career. MNET thenRead More