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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

Members deployed on Exercise Sandy Fleece celebrated the Logistics Branch’s 50th birthday at Holloman Air Force Base, Alamogordo, New Mexico with a special birthday cake.
Photo: Cpl Manuela Berger, Wing Imaging

Logisticians honour 50 years of the CF Logistics Branch

February 6, 2018 at 4:02 pm

Jeff Gaye Logisticians across the Canadian Armed Forces celebrated the 50th birthday of the Logistics Branch last week. At 4 Wing, the event was marked with a formal mess dinner. The Logistics Branch of the Canadian Forces was formed February 1, 1968, coinciding with the unification of the Canadian Forces. The Logistics Branch is comprised of support occupations across the Royal Canadian Navy, the Canadian Army and the Royal Canadian Air Force. Logistics officers areRead More

The Canadian Armed Forces’ women’s soccer team travelled to Aldershot, United Kingdom for a training camp and two exhibition games. The team is preparing for CISM competition. Cpl Lewis is at far left in a white jersey.
Photo: Submitted

Cpl Lewis trains with CISM soccer squad in England

November 28, 2017 at 2:43 pm

Jeff Gaye Cpl Shelby Lewis, an AVS technician with 409 Squadron, spent a week in England earlier this month training with the Canadian Armed Forces women’s soccer team. The week-long camp was the Canadian team’s first international training for International Military Sports Council (CISM) competition. Cpl Lewis said it was an excellent opportunity for the team to learn and progress together. “It was good because it allowed us to compete against teams that are moreRead More

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

November 7, 2017 at 2:07 pm

Shona L. Lawson, M.Sc., RPBio., P.Biol. Wing Environment Officer November 6 is the United Nations International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. Come learn about 4 Wing’s Environmental and Hazmat Programs at an open house November 8 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the All Ranks Kitchen Armed conflict and war result in many casualties. These include killed and wounded soldiers and civilians, and destroyed cities andRead More

CAF team seeks elite triathletes

October 24, 2017 at 8:54 am

The Courier The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) High Performance Long Course Triathlon Team Program is looking for elite military athletes. The purpose of the CAF Triathlon High Performance Long Course Program is to provide training and competition opportunities for top military long course triathletes. This includes representing the CAF at domestic and international events. Athletes applying for the CAF HP Long Course Program would be eligible for some of following races and training opportunities: •Read More

Defence Women’s Advocacy Organization looking for members

October 24, 2017 at 8:50 am

Avr Emily Gillis Are you a CAF member with a desire to volunteer for a movement focused on “one defence team that values everyone”? Do you want to help resolve systemic issues that may be affecting our ability to capitalize on the full contribution women can make towards a strong, effective and representative DND/CAF? If so, the Defence Women’s Advocacy Organization (DWAO) is looking for you to join our team. To better understand the missionRead More