Explore stories of fellow Canadians—the Faces of Freedom—some of whom volunteered to bravely defend our freedom. Their faces tell the story and their legacy wil... Voir plus
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The peacekeeping series - Africa: The Congo
Charles Hamel first joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1973, and went on to serve for more than 42 years, between the regular and reserve forces. He served on Operation Crocodile in the Congo in 2003.
Trauma, resilience and a return to Afghanistan
Simon Mailloux proves that he is not easily broken. What some might see as a career-ending injury, Mailloux saw as an opportunity to redefine himself and his place in the Canadian Armed Forces
Domestic Operations: Responding to the call of duty on Canadian soil
When it comes to extreme weather and natural disasters, Josh Bowen has seen Canada at its worst. As a member of the Canadian Armed Forces for 13 years, his career took him to the front lines and in emergency command centres of the 2011 Manitoba floods, the 2013 flood in southern Alberta, and the massive Fort McMurray wildfire of 2016, to name a few.
The Gulf War : Women on the lines of combat
Bettina Fuchs enlisted in the Canadian Forces in 1985, seeking a good job and professional advancement. During her 25 years of service, she was amongst the first Canadian military women to serve in combat when the Gulf war erupted.
Peacekeeping: Haiti is in trouble
A member of the Canadian Armed Forces, Chief Warrant Officer Dominique Geoffroy enlisted in 1987, and went on to serve on deployments around the world, including a United Nations Mission to Haiti in 1997.