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Operation HAMLET: 13 years of supporting peace in Haiti

Canadian Armed Forces members gathered at the Canadian embassy in Haiti for a ceremony on October 12 officially marking the end of Operation HAMLET.
October 17, 2017

Honorary Colonel David Lloyd Hart salutes during the Signature Ceremony as part of the commemorative ceremonies of the 75th Anniversary in Dieppe, France on August 19, 2017.

Dieppe hero marks 80 years of service

The Canadian Army is celebrating its longest-serving officer with a commemorative ceremony marking his remarkable 80 years of service.
October 4, 2017

HMCS Montréal deploys to Western Europe for NEPTUNE TRIDENT 17

HMCS Montréal’s participation in NEPTUNE TRIDENT demonstrates Canada's commitment to working with our NATO allies and partners...
October 3, 2017

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UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial wrap-up

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Dear Brave Soldiers, thank you for everything that you do. Thank you for saving people's lives. Thank you for going to war and fighting for peace, freedom, and justice. Thank you for sacrificing your lives so that we can be in peace. Thank you for your service and bravery. Because of you, we are safe and have freedom. You inspire us to be more caring towards the people around us. Most importantly, you're like a super hero but even better! Thank you for being brave and risking your lives to serve our country. Thank you for keeping our country safe and for bringing peace to the world. We are so grateful for all you have done.

Peter Lougheed School Grade 5A and 5B Classes, Calgary, Alberta, Canada | Write to the Troops




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