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  • Canadian Armed Forces

    Introduction to Where I Work I am currently employed in The Canadian Armed Forces which is the unified armed force of Canada. This unified group consists of air, land and sea forces referred to as the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), Canadian Army, and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), I am in the Canadian Army. Personnel may belong to either the Regular Force or the Reserve Force, I am a regular forces member, simply meaning I serve full time. Some reserve members may serve full time as well. Currently, my unit 1CER, is under 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) is a regular force formation in the army of 3rd Canadian Division and is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. 3rd Canadian Division (3 Cdn Div) is the new name of Land Force Western Area. It is one of four operational commands in Canadas Army. This command is responsible for all the Canadian Army administration and operations in western Canada from Thunder Bay, Ontario to the Pacific Ocean. The command mission is:…

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  • The Impact Of The Canadian Force In The Second World War?

    and air forces, but the great impact that Canadian soldiers had on the war should not be lost. Many people have dismissed Canada as a peaceful, non-militaristic country, but saying that Canada played an insignificant part in the Second World War is simply inaccurate: manpower does not equal effectiveness. The actions taken and victories gained by the Canadian Forces in the Second World War have had large and visible impacts on the final…

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  • Peacekeeping Issues In Canada

    discussed in class – including the recent reading on aboriginals and their national identity in Canada. Canada’s immigration plans have been one of the main topics discussed throughout 2015. The federal government has arranged to bring in over 20,000 refugees from Syria within the next few months while also contributing an added $100 million to aid the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in efforts to help the Syrian refugees meet their daily needs (Fitz-Morris, 2015). However,…

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  • Omer Levesque's Contribution To The Korean War

    Royal Canadian Air Force ever since he was a little boy. He did not know how to speak English very well so Omer joined the local militia unit and became the lieutenant there. Later joining the RCAF, and on March 31, 1951 he was the very first pilot to shoot down a Korean plane during the Korean war. Omer Levesque and other Canadian forces contribution to the war lead to Canada causing a significant impact. During the Korean war, Canada was the second biggest factor that prevented North Korea…

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  • Russell Williams Thesis

    Col. Russell Williams, 23 year career in the military, Base Commander in the largest air force base in all of Canada and has transported some of the highest dignitaries to our country as a pilot. But how could someone so accomplished and highly regarded end up incarcerated for life? Let me start by giving you a look at his life before, during and after his career in the military. Born in Bromsgrove, England, his family moved to Chalk River, Ontario and met another family, the Sovka’s. The 2…

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  • Battle Of Vimy Ridge Essay

    began to build up to drastic numbers, forces were weakening, trenches were in horrible condition, and valuable resources needed for the war were depleting. A few number of battles during the First World War were somewhat successful, while most were considered a ground of large-scale chaos and butchery, which often resulted in a stalemate. One successful battle amongst the many that took place during World War I was the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Not only was it representing the ending stage of the…

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  • Vimy Ridge Letters

    written by John Leslie McNaughton, a Canadian soldier who served in World War. John joined the Canadian army in June, 1915, and was appointed overseas for one year, before his capture and imprisonment on May, 1917. 15 of the letters he wrote, including four he wrote after the battle of Vimy Ridge were recovered after the war. This specific letter was written in France, on 21st April 1917, days after Vimy Ridge, a month before his confinement, and later published online on the website Canadian…

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  • Vimy Ridge History Essay

    Vimy Ridge is an escarpment and it was where the battle occurred. Canadian Corps had to take control of the high ground to get an advantage but it was already held down by the German Sixth Army. This proved to be a difficult task and Canadian Corps underwent weeks of training to prepare for this battle. Victory was highly dependent on the heavy artillery fire so they could use it as cover. In the end, Canada came out on top but many people died and to this day, many of the soldiers still don’t…

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  • Coulomb's Theory Of Friction

    very complex to model. It has a significant effect on the amount of power required for removing a given volume of metal, surface quality of the finished product, and the extent of tool wear. However, many studies assume no friction in the metal cutting process due to lack of experimental techniques to directly measure the coefficient of friction. Sticking and sliding regions are the two contact regions along the tool-chip interface. A critical friction stress τ_c and coefficient of friction µ…

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  • Isaac Newton's Laws Of Motion And Crumple Zones

    Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion and Crumple Zones Crumple Zones design and function The crumple zone is the front and the rear of a motor vehicle that is designed to crumple without difficulty and to absorb the force of the impact in a crash. Crumple zones are also known as crush zones and they absorb energy in a crash so that it doesn’t transmit to the occupants as much. The zones are now made in cars to prevent death for occupants or serious injuries when in a crash. The front of the vehicle…

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