Today marks the end of the 102nd annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen, in the Netherlands. This year, members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) from across Canada participated in the marching event, and were awarded the coveted Four Day Marches medal.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Lieutenant-General Christopher Coates officially assumed the duties as the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Deputy Commander today from Lieutenant-General Pierre St-Amand during a ceremony held at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. The ceremony was presided over by General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, and General Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command (U.S. NORTHCOM).
Media are invited to the join Brigadier-General Mark Misener, Commander of the Joint Personnel Support Unit and Head of Mission for Team Canada, as he unveils the athletes who will represent Team Canada at the 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney, Australia from October 20 to 27.
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec departed its homeport of Halifax, N.S. today for Operation REASSURANCE. This mission also marks the first operational deployment of a CH-148 Cyclone helicopter – an important milestone for the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Canadian Navy.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant will announce their commitment to the Seamless Canada initiative which improves the relocation process for Canadian Armed Forces members and their families.
Today on Parliament Hill, Lieutenant-General Jean-Marc Lanthier assumed his new position as Commander Canadian Army from Lieutenant-General Paul Wynnyk. The ceremony was presided over by General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff.
On July 5, 2018, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) charged a Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Cold Lake, Alberta. The charges relate to a reported internet based incident on July 3, 2018.