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Canada’s newest astronauts complete basic training

Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronauts Lieutenant-Colonel Joshua Kutryk and Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons celebrated the end of their basic training, along with their NASA classmates,...

Track and Field for Masters Athletes

This is the first in a series of articles that will cover all aspects of Masters Athletes’ training and nutrition for track and field...

Canada’s Air Task Force completes mission in Romania

National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces Canada’s Air Task Force (ATF)-Romania has completed its four-month NATO enhanced Air Policing mission in Romania. ATF-Romania is the air...

At Christmas, “A ship’s crew … maintains the traditions and atmosphere that members would...

“A ship is not a workplace; it is a way of life,” explains Petty Officer First Class (PO1) Curtis Penton. PO1 Penton has been a...

How the “brain of the ship” thinks – the Ops Room demystified

By Captain Jenn Jackson Located two decks below the bridge of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ottawa is a room with restricted access cloaked in...

December 1944: An “Alouette” Christmas story

It was Christmas Eve, December 24, 1944. Flight Sergeant Jean Cauchy was the pilot of a Halifax bomber making a bombing run on Dusseldorf...

Honorary Colonel Loreena McKennitt recognized for 12 years of service

Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger, commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, and Chief Warrant Officer Denis Gaudreault, RCAF command chief warrant officer, recently visited personnel...

Holiday traditions in the Royal Canadian Air Force

As do all military organizations, the Royal Canadian Air Force treasures and maintains a number of special traditions associated with the holiday period. From Christmas...

Sailor discusses being deployed during the holidays

Most people find it hard to be away from friends and family during the holidays. Although Petty Officer First Class Jeff Carter is no...

Junior Sonar Operators learn how to hear and track a submarine

By Capt Jenn Jackson For Sonar Operators, listening is an art form. Not only do they have to listen, but interpret what they hear to...

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