Ex-Cadets & More in the News

  • Search and rescue crews wrap up another successful annual training exercise

  • New military high school co-op program launched in Regina by 38 Canadian Brigade Group

  • First ‘made in Canada’ F-model Chinook flight engineer earns his wings

  • Legions pause funding PTSD service dogs over training concerns

  • Feds giving disabled vets financial help at retirement

  • Ottawa to increase compensation for severely injured veterans

  • Erin O’Toole, veterans affairs minister, moves to address complaints

  • Retired commodore appointed to RMC board of governors

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“Annual training of this calibre is intended to gather all units within the search and rescue squadron to one central and off-site location, and test their knowledge and expertise in responding to various scenarios,”

18875 Clint Mowbray –  Article

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New military high school co-op program launched in Regina by 38 Canadian Brigade Group

“”The Canadian Armed Forces is proud to offer employment and career exploration opportunities to our Saskatchewan youth,”” said BGen Eyre. “”This enrolment ceremony was a symbolic first step in a part-time career with the Army Reserve where these students can serve their country while developing important skills that will assist them as they continue to pursue civilian careers. I look forward to seeing all of the candidates of this program embody the Canadian Army’s motto: Strong, Proud, Ready.””

16538 Wayne Eyre –  Article

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First ‘made in Canada’ F-model Chinook flight engineer earns his wings

As Lieutenant-Colonel Mckenna noted, these are the first ‘made in Canada’ flight engineer wings awarded to aircrew for Canada’s new CH-147F Chinooks. All of Corporal Bellamy’s training took place in Canada, at 450 Squadron.

21497 Chris McKenna  Article

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Legions pause funding PTSD service dogs over training concerns

“The service dog market right now, in a lot of cases it’s like the Wild West and there’s not a lot of regulation out there,”

13855 Medric Cousineau  Article

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Feds giving disabled vets financial help at retirement

“Today we are closing that gap,” O’Toole said. “Therefore, I am proposing a new benefit today that goes one step further by providing life-long financial security to moderately to severely disabled Canadian veterans through a monthly income support payment beginning at age 65.”

19894 Erin O’Toole  Article

Ottawa to increase compensation for severely injured veterans

“All of Canada’s veterans, not just some, deserve the right to be treated with care, compassion and respect,”

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Erin O’Toole, veterans affairs minister, moves to address complaints

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Retired commodore appointed to RMC board of governors

“We are honoured to welcome (retired commodore) Hans Jung into the board of governors,” added retired lieutenant-general Fred Sutherland, chair of the board of governors. “He is a highly valued and respected member of the health-care community, who will continue to provide his expert advice within the Royal Military College of Canada.”

6014 Fred Sutherland – Article

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