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Soldiers on snowmobiles

Canadian Army begins Exercise ARCTIC BISON 2017

February 16, 2017 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces 

Approximately 200 members of the Canadian Army will be participating in Exercise ARCTIC BISON 2017 in Gimli, Manitoba, from February 17 to 26, 2017. The exercise will see approximately 100 members of the Arctic Response Company Group (ARCG) travel by snowmobile from Gimli to Berens Island on Lake Winnipeg, with additional soldiers remaining in Gimli at the exercise headquarters or in supporting roles.

Sappers participate in Exercise PALADIN Response

2016 goes out with a bridge

One hundred and ninety engineers and support staff, including medics from 11 and 12 Field Ambulance, participated in Exercise PALADIN RESPONSE.

Ukrainian trainees are transported by an BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicle

Op UNIFIER recycles while supporting a good cause

In addition to training their Ukrainian counterparts while on Operation UNIFIER, members of Joint Task Force – Ukraine (JTF-U) have been supporting an initiative to provide prosthetic limbs for Ukrainian soldiers.

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