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Henry J. Langdon: An RCAF, industry and union pioneer

Henry Langdon enlisted in the RCAF in 1939, even though regulations did not permit the enlistment of Blacks. Working in predominantly white environments in the RCAF, Air Canada and in his union, he was highly respected for his abilities his efforts to improve race relations.
February 7, 2020

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Team Canada announced for Invictus Games 2020

The names of the 32 CAF serving members and veterans who will represent Canada at the 2020 Invictus Games, to be held May 9th to 16th in The Hague, Netherlands, were announced on February 5.
February 6, 2020

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Track and field for Masters Athletes #2

This is the second in a series of articles covering all aspects of Masters athletes’ training and nutrition for track and field events.
February 6, 2020

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Regulation? What regulation?

During the early years of the Second World War, Black Canadians were, for the most part, barred from joining the Royal Canadian Air Force. But it’s clear that some recruiting officers deliberately ignored the regulation.
February 5, 2020

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Third Arctic Air Power Seminar welcomes international attendees

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces and the US Department of Defense, and other partners, met at 5 Wing Goose Bay, Labrador, in late January 2020 to explore the challenges of operating in extreme cold weather conditions.
February 4, 2020

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CAF-DND Sexual Misconduct Class Action Settlement

If you experienced sexual harassment, sexual assault or discrimination based on your sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation while serving in the Canadian Armed Forces or while employed for the Department of National Defence or for the Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces, you may be eligible for a compensation from this class action settlement.
January 31, 2020

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Melting the Winnipeg winter darkness with a Menorah

17 Wing marks Chanukah with Menorah-lighting ceremony.
January 31, 2020

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RCAF Appoints new Reserve Chief Warrant Officer

The Royal Canadian Air Force Reserve welcomed its newly appointed Chief Warrant Officer in a January 21, 2020, ceremony held at 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario.
January 30, 2020

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’Til I am myself again: Taking mental health one moment, one day, at a time

I am writing this to tell you that there is hope. You may hit rock bottom, you may find yourself fighting internally with ugly versions of yourself, or you may even think that you are completely alone. But you are not alone.
January 29, 2020

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New FWSAR maintenance trainer arrives in Canada

Canada’s Fixed Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft Replacement project took an important step forward as the Aircraft Maintenance Trainer departed Seville, Spain, today to travel to Canada.
January 28, 2020

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