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For the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the Canadian Army (CA) invites you to take a look back in time. Watch this archived CA newsreel and see how the 28th anniversary of Vimy was commemorated during the Second World War at the great Vimy memorial in France. Members from every unit in the CA formed a parade, united in one common ideal: “This time the war and peace will be won...
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"His right leg was severed below the knee; his left above the knee; his left arm was shredded, his left hand split down the middle. Shrapnel was embedded in his eye" Legion Magazine

“She’s seen me at my worst, and she was okay with that”
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03/24/2017 at 15:03. Facebook
#PhotoOfTheWeek Reservists from 34 and 35 Canadian Brigade Group conduct their confirmatory exercise for the DP2 gun detachment second-in-command course. All the action took place in the training area at 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier, March 18th 2017 #StrongProudReady 2e Division du Canada / 2nd Canadian Division

Photo Credit: MCpl Patrick Allaire
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03/24/2017 at 12:47. Facebook
Image by: Joanna Gajdicar, Graphic Designer, Directorate of Army Public Affairs
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03/21/2017 at 16:28. Facebook
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Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we look back on Major Samson Young and Mr. Sean Allen's work as the military and civilian co-chair of the Defence Visible Minorities Advisory Group (DVMAG) for the National Capital Region.

"Our mindset was, ‘Hey, let’s do some good and this is how we’re going to do it.’"

DVMAG’s role is to establish a productive...
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#PhotoOfTheWeek Deployed members from 34 and 35 Canadian Brigade Groups cut snow blocks to build a wind barrier during Operation NUNALIVUT in Hall Beach, Nunavut, March 09, 2017. #StrongProudReady

Photo credit: Petty Officer 2nd Class Belinda Groves

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#FactFriday – Today is both Princess Patricia of Connaught’s birthday and Regimental day for her namesake unit, the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI).

The Princess was christened Victoria Patricia Helena Elizabeth in honour of Queen Victoria, St. Patrick and her aunt, Princess Helena. PPCLI’s original camp flag, called the Ric-A-Dam-Doo and sewn by Princess Patricia...
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As the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge approaches, the Canadian Army (CA) looks back on the historical moments that shaped the way we commemorate our victory at Vimy. Watch this archived CA newsreel and learn about how past CA Commander, Lieutenant-General Crerar, visited the historical site of the Vimy Memorial in France. This visit was one of the many ways Canadians have...
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You are a sergeant and are outdoors conducting physical training with your team. Your role is to supervise and motivate the soldiers, so you and another sergeant vocalize rallying cries, encouraging the team to give their best effort. You then hear your colleague shout “Come on, you guys are running like a bunch of girls!” What would you do? #WWYD
Soldiers Train to #Fight and #Survive in the Arctic

Approximately 180 Canadian #Army soldiers, mostly from the Reserve Force (31 Canadian Brigade Group - 31e Groupe-Brigade Du Canada) in #Ontario, are deploying to Canada’s #Arctic for Northern Exercise (#NOREX) 2017. NOREX 2017 will take place in and around Resolute Bay, #Nunavut, from March 17 to 28, 2017.

This challenging northern...
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#Army101 - How do explosive door-breaching charges work?

Manually breaching doors can be hard, slow work, especially when speed matters. This is where explosives come in. While explosives may seem like an easy solution, it can be difficult to breach a door without causing excessive structural damage.

To avoid problems, water in intravenous bags or plastic bottles is used in conjunction...
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#OpUNIFIER is Canada’s contribution to support Ukrainian forces through capacity building, in coordination with the U.S. and other countries providing similar training assistance. #StrongProudReady

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#TributeTuesday We remember Private Michael Hayakaze of Alberta who died on March 2, 2008. Learn more about him and his service to Canada on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial. His sacrifice will never be forgotten
Canada Army Run (CAR) has announced the addition of a new event to its 2017 lineup to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. #Vimy100 #StrongProudReady
Master Corporal Thomas Scott (left) and Canadian Ranger Hannah Nakogee (right) member of 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group attempt to get out of the water using icepicks during an ice rescue scenario as part of Ex #COASTALRANGER in Fort Albany, Ontario on March 1, 2017.

Photo: Master Corporal Mathieu Gaudreault, Canadian Forces Combat Camera
Get to know the #ArmyReserve – The Governor General's Foot Guards (GGFG) is a reserve unit of the Canadian Army based out of Ottawa, ON. One of two active Royal Household foot regiments in Canada and the most senior reserve infantry regiment, the GGFG uniform reflects their commonwealth heritage by mirroring the scarlet uniforms, distinctive two by two and bearskin hats of the British...
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This week we highlight The Military Museums for #MuseumMonday. Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Armed Forces in this #military #history facility located in #Calgary, Alberta. It is the largest tri-service #museum in Western Canada. The Military Museums includes the following army museums: Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Museum and Archives, Lord...
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