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Canadian D-Day Landings Remembered 77 Years Later

The Juno Beach Centre honoured the fallen at a ceremony in Normandy, France  COURSEULLES-SUR-MER, NORMANDY –  On June 6, 2021, the Juno Beach Centre (JBC) commemorated the 77th anniversary of D-Day with a ceremony and wreath-laying on the very beach where Canadian troops came ashore as part of the largest combined military operation in history. Due to ongoing COVID-19 safety measures, the...

Minister of National Defence marks passage of Bill 93, which recognizes the Royal Military College Saint-Jean as an educational institution at the university level

The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, made the following statement after the National Assembly of Québec passed Bill 93. The bill recognizes Royal Military College Saint-Jean as an educational institution at the university level, resulting from initiative 3 of Canada’s Defence Policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged. “Today is an important day, as the National Assembly of Québec...

RCAF Air Demonstration teams launch 2021 season under Operation INSPIRATION

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) air demonstration teams officially began their 2021 season May 28, 2021 after formal certification by the Commanders of 1 Canadian Air Division and 2 Canadian Air Division following an acceptance show at 15 Wing Moose Jaw. This summer, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds will be joined by the CF-18 Demonstration team as they again fly under Operation INSPIRATION and...

New Chaplain General for the Canadian Armed Forces

Brigadier-General Guy Bélisle was appointed Chaplain General May 31, 2021 in a virtual ceremony presided over by Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre, Acting Chief of the Defence Staff. As the Chaplain General, Brig.-Gen. Bélisle assumes responsibility for supporting the religious and spiritual needs of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and their families from the outgoing Chaplain General,...

May 17th a day to recognize at 4 Wing and the world

Statement by the Minister of National Defence on the LGBT Purge Report May 17 marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, a day created to reflect on the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTQ2 communities, and a reminder to be deliberate in our actions to end this form of discrimination. On this day we acknowledge and are proud to show support for LGBTQ2...

Looking to Expand Your Career Horizons? Aim High as an RCAF Flight Attendant!

There is an urgent requirement to fill vacant Flight Attendant (FA) positions, at the rank of Sailor (1st Class)/Corporal and Master Sailor/Master Corporal, at 437 Transport Squadron at 8 Wing in Trenton, Ontario.The Flight Attendant Employment Program (FAEP) offers non-commissioned members across the Canadian Armed Forces an amazing opportunity to broaden their career experience outside of...

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