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(2017,
issue 4)
BY KEN POLE

Given the public response each time the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) calls for astronaut applications, it is clear that thousands of us feel we possess the necessary qualifications to get into space, however, only a few make it through the selection process.

(2017,
issue 4)
BY KEN POLE

The space industry’s role in the Canadian economy is significant, including earth observation, communications, robotics, and pure and applied research. 

Soldier On Invictus Games
(2017,
issue 3)

Soldier On uses the Invictus Games to help rehabilitate soldiers deal with and overcome injuries in a positive manner.

(2017,
issue 1)

Numerous new programs have been created to offer a wide variety of benefits to serving and veteran members.

Top Defence Capabilities 2017
(2017,
issue 0)

Calian supports the Canadian military through the operation of the health services support contract offering complex healthcare services to CAF members at 34 military installations across Canada.

(2016,
issue 6)
BY MURIELLE DELAPORTE
A Global View of the Naval Military Market

Industry and government representatives from around the world gathered to learn about new naval technologies and concepts. 

Reaching out to those suffering in silence
(2016,
issue 3)
BY TIM DUNNE

DND’s 2015 Report on Suicide Mortality in the CAF (1995-2014) shows that during the 20-year study period, 225 regular force males died by suicide. What is Health Services doing about that?

(2016,
issue 0)
BY TIM DUNNE
on Homecoming and Belonging

Unlike Sebastian Junger's previous books, which were focused on single events or subjects, Tribe: on Homecoming and Belonging is a rambling narrative about the contrasts between how individuals live in modern society and life in smaller and closer communities. Junger directs much of his attention on the plight of soldiers returning from combat where each is intrinsically linked to his / her buddy and often depends on the unity of a small group for feelings of safety, security and comradeship.

Perley and Rideau Veteran's Health Care Centre
(2015,
issue 4)
BY KEN POLE

The Perley and Rideau Veteran's Health Care Centre is examining its funding options.

(2015,
issue 4)

The power of sport and camaraderie can rekindle a joie de vivre in PTSD sufferers

(2015,
issue 1)
BY NICOLA DAVIES

Explaining the Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) program of the CAF Mental Health Services.

(2014,
issue 6)

Division Commanders outline plans for their troops: training is the key to effectiveness.

(2014,
issue 5)

Those involved with chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defence look to identify potential threats and develop mechanisms to combat them. One of the key aspects to understanding this threat is to identify how ­suicide bombings transitioned into the ­terrorist form we know today.

(2014,
issue 2)
BY TEOFILO L. LEE-CHOING

How sleep restriction and sleep disorders significantly impact troops and veterans.

(2014,
issue 2)

Officer cadets apply the knowledge and training to successfully summit the icy challenges of Mt. Washington in the dead of winter.

(2014,
issue 1)
BY LOUISE MERCIER-JOHNSON

A National Crisis. The level of concern about mental health in the Canadian Forces has spiked with recent tragic losses.

BGen Jean-Robert Bernier
(2013,
issue 6)
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

CAF Health Services is recognized as a leader in many areas of military medicine, but is failing veterans suffering mental illnesses.

(2013,
issue 6)

Why are lessons hard learned on the battlefield so easily forgotten when the conflict ends, and need to be relearned again during the next conflict?

(2013,
issue 6)
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Advice from a 101 year old Cameron Highlander.

BGen Jean-Robert Bernier
(2013,
issue 4)
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

The Director General of the Health Services Group speaks about the Road to Mental Readiness and other initiatives.

(2013,
issue 4)

As a wartime leader, the former Chief of the Defence Staff took a special interest in the psychological well-being of the soldiers under his command and their families. He shares his personal perspective.

(2013,
issue 4)

A Canadian Forces veteran and PTSD sufferer himself, LCol (retd) Grenier has pioneered new ways to help soldiers and civilians to cope with Operational Stress Injuries.

(2013,
issue 4)
BY BETHAN NODWELL

Far from ‘invisible’, the signs of PTSD can be clear to a trained professional. Research reveals a new range of treatments for this complicated and subtle injury.

(2013,
issue 4)

Just one homeless Veteran on the streets is one too many, and while we are dedicated to helping provide a smooth transition from military to civilian life for our brave men and women who have served, we know that some former service personnel find themselves homeless in their civilian lives.

(2013,
issue 1)
BY CHRIS LINFORD

After caring for the wounded, LCol Chris Linford found himself in an arduous struggle with PTSD, which eventually led him back to helping others.

(2013,
issue 1)
BY GREGORY C.P. MATTE

Helmets to Hardhats Canada provides construction industry opportunities for members of the Canadian Forces.

(2013,
issue 1)

Potraying MCpl (ret) Paul Franklin (our cover) and others who put their lives on the line in the service of their country, this photographer features Canada’s courageous soldiers and first responders.

(2011,
issue 5)
BY KEN POLE

More than 16,800 participants from all over pledged donations over $100,000.

(2011,
issue 4)
BY LEWIS MacKENZIE

Let’s face it: how do you say no to a couple of truly outstanding role models, even if they are RCR!

(2010,
issue 6)

Failure to get troops what they need to survive can mean lost lives.

(2010,
issue 3)

The Chief of the Defence Staff takes this opportunity to talk about what the CF is doing well, and where improvement are necessary.

(2009,
issue 4)

MCpl Jody Mitic has been battling back after losing his legs in Afghanistan. Physical fitness has become an important part of that recovery, as he trains for the Canada Army Run in September.

(2009,
issue 2)
BY SERGE E. VIDALIS

Understanding and raising the awareness of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder for high risk professions. A Discussion on Post-Trauma.

(2008,
issue 4)

Combat doctors are finding innovative methods that work. Can some of those lessons from the battlefield be translated to civilian care?

(2008,
issue 4)
BY JACQUELINE CHARTIER

In a theatre of war, soldiers, sailors, airmen and air women are required to function in a volatile and relentlessly unforgiving environment. Evidence shows the mission is beginning to take a growing physical and psychological toll.

(2008,
issue 4)
BY SAM MILLER

Coping with the aftermath of war is an ongoing challenge for soldiers, their families – and the medical world.

(2008,
issue 4)
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Canada’s Minister of National Defence, Peter MacKay, briefs readers on the Canada First Defence Strategy.

(2008,
issue 2)

Proposed job protection.

(2007,
issue 4)
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Many are unaware of the full scope of what goes on in the Health Services - the underappreciated medical and dental services seems to be one of the CF's best kept secrets. The new Commander of the Health Services Group Explains her role and the wide variety of services under her command - from evaluating the health of potential recruiters to lifesaving front-line care of troops.

(2005,
issue 5)
“Everything else is just transportation”

As a whole, SAR Techs are a remarkable group of people, true Canadian heroes who dedicate their lives to helping others and enjoy doing it.

(2005,
issue 2)
BY SCOTT FLUKINGER, BY CHRIS BOUQUET

The USA will spend an estimated US $7.6 billion on biodefense measures in 2005, and they want Canadian companies to join the search for solutions.

(2004,
issue 5)
BY JOSHUA KILBERG

A roundtable discussion on how NATO is addressing terrorism and WMD concerns.

(2004,
issue 5)

This year's prestigious Canadian American Business Council Achievement Award goes to the ODEL - E-Z-EM team.

(2004,
issue 3)
BY GEORGE KEARNEY

The Government of Canada announces a National Security Policy (NSP) for Canada entitled Securing an Open Society: Canada’s National Security Policy.

(2004,
issue 1)
BY DIANNE COLLIER

Military from a bride's point of view.

(2004,
issue 1)
BY DAVE BROWN

In almost 40 years in journalism I've interviewed hundreds of veterans who have put in time at the point of the wartime spear and I marvel at their ability to have survived the experience and still appear normal.