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    Canadian Armed Forces

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    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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    Mead, accompanied Charles Bellamy when he “motored” to New Glasgow where they met Mrs Bellamy who had “been receiving medical treatment” in Halifax. Not only was Charles Bellamy superintendent at the Hazel Hill cable office, but he and his wife Annie may have been close friends of the Dunnings. The Bellamies’ plots lie be-side the Dunnings’ in the cemetery of All Saints Anglican Church in Can-so. In 1939, the Second World War broke out in Europe. John had re-tired by this time. William joined…

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    navies 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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    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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    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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    Russell Williams Thesis

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    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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    Canada, both now and in the past, has been able to have a significant impact on many aspects of Afghan life and on Afghanistan as a whole. This nation managed to do this by working hard in order to increase the number of participants enlisted in Afghanistan's armed forces. Canada also put forth endless hours and incorporated many different departments in helping with the mission in Afghanistan. On top of that, this country broke down the resistant barriers of the terrorist groups, Afghani…

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    Air Power has become the dominant form of military power in our modern world. Through the years, airpower has made significant developments that have impacted our society in positive ways. Eddie Rickenbacker once said, “Aviation is proof that given the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible." Changes in military aviation have occurred in an intense rapidity. Even so, civilian aviation has many breathtaking transformations over the last few decades. By recognizing how the history of…

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    “It may be said that Douhet was the theorist of the air power, Mitchell the publicist and catalytic agent, and Trenchard the organizational genius.” -Harry H. Ransom. Air power generates a new revolution in thought, making way for air power theorist like Giulio Douhet, Hugh Trenchard, and Billy Mitchell, and they established the basics of strategic, operational, and tactical employment that will generate influences until our time. The airpower theorists over emphasized the long range…

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    their prophecies that air power alone could win a war; “the bomber will always get through” even without support of fighter escort; and that the bomber would be able to attack adversaries’ vital centers with high altitude precision bombing turned out to be false. Despite of excessive aerial bombing of vital centers, cities and industrial facilities,…

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