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A 2013 Stars and Stripes story said it took "three Marine battalions, an equal number of Afghan forces, and more than a thousand British and Canadian troops to secure this volatile region in Helmand province." Read more here:

A Canadian Armed Forces member was injured in the explosion in Beirut, but it was not life threatening, Canada's Dept. of National Defence confirmed. Canadian officials are in contact with the member and are providing support.

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said a member of the Canadian Forces suffered non-life threatening injuries in the blast that rocked Beirut on Tuesday. A former Montrealer was also among those who died in the blast.

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said a member of the Canadian Forces suffered non-life threatening injuries in the blast that rocked Beirut on Tuesday. A former Montrealer was also among those who died in the blast.

Quilts of Valour Canada is an organization that makes quilts to honour the "significant contribution made by injured Canadian Armed Forces members and veterans."

“The Canadian Armed Forces are playing an important role in transporting critical supplies and personnel to support the UN in the region,” said a spokesperson for the Defence Minister in a statement.

@USArmy  Millett also served during World War II, where he was tried for desertion. He left the @USArmy  for Canadian forces in 1940, as the U.S. had yet to enter the war. He later returned to the U.S. Army and earned a Silver Star. Read more in this 1997 article:

Parachuting-in: #Arctic  airdrops support #CAF  operations and presence in the #North  Members of 436 Sqn conducted an airdrop of supplies at Canadian Forces Station Alert on June 22, 2020, using a CC-130J #Hercules  to drop a training load. #RCAF 

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HMCS Fredericton returns home to Halifax today after its 6-month mission was marked by a tragic April helicopter crash in the Ionian Sea that killed six members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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On June 6, 1944, Allied Forces launched a combined assault on Nazi-occupied France. More than 150K American, British & Canadian forces landed on 5 beaches along a heavily fortified French coast. It marked the start of Operation Overlord & became known as simply #DDay .

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#BREAKING: An aircraft with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds demonstration jet team crashed in Kamloops on Sunday.

The #RCAF  has been made aware that a Canadian Forces Snowbirds aircraft crashed in the vicinity of Kamloops, BC. Our priority at this time is determining the status of our personnel and supporting emergency personnel. When appropriate, more information will be made available.

Three years ago, I asked the military for all documents related to Pokemon Go players trespassing on Canadian Forces bases. I just got back 471 pages of internal communications. (It was worth the wait.)

#BREAKING : The Canadian Forces have flown dozens of Canadian, American and other allied troops out of Iraq ahead of Iranian missile strikes on multiple military bases.

Canadian Forces: "In response to the events of late" we've "temporarily paused our efforts in Iraq" and "some of our people will be moved temporarily from Iraq to Kuwait...to ensure their safety and security."

Today we remember Corporal Nathan Cirillo & Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. As we pay tribute to these two brave men of our Canadian Armed Forces, we also thank everyone who acted to help and keep us safe five years ago:

Get the tissues ready! The ' Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Night ended in a beautiful surprise for one family. ?

On the ' Canadian Armed Forces appreciation night, Corporal Jeremy Hillson returned from Iraq to surprise his family for the ceremonial puck drop. ?

BREAKING: There have been two shootings on Parliament Hill. One of the victims is believed to be a member of the Canadian Forces.

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