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16 July 2020 – Today we were witness to a historic moment for 2 Fd Amb, the Petawawa Garrison, and the Canadian Armed Forces. Units, formations and museums across the CAF are home to numerous historical documents from the First World War, but unique among them is The Raine Diary. William Raine enlisted in No 2 Canadian Field Ambulance in Toronto on December 1st, 1915, and served in England, France and Belgium, and was medically...

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Notice regarding the upcoming CF H Svcs Group Change of Command and Transfer of Surgeon General Appointment Ceremony.       La notice vous invitant à visionner la Cérémonie de changement de commandement du Groupe des Services de santé des FC et la passation de responsabilités de Médecin-général.    

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. . . that on the frontlines in the COVID 19 battle are two former CF medical officers: Dr. Jennifer Russell the Chief Medical Officer of New Brunswick, who completed the Medical Officer Training Plan and served for 10 years including five years in Ottawa as the Base Surgeon at NDMC.           Dr. Bonnie Henry, the British Columbia Provincial Health Officer, who was a  RCN GDMO and served at CFB Esquimalt and...

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Book Review

Book Review

You may remember Alex Barris. He was a journalist (had the Barris Beat column for the Toronto Star) and he was a panel participant in the old TV series Front Page Challenge, as well as being an actor. Well, his son Ted Barris is also a journalist & has written a new book, recently on the market, called Rush To Danger. His father was a US Medic during WW2 and was at the Battle of the Bulge among other things. Ted’s book honours...

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Canada’s Aviation Medicine Pioneers /Les pionniers de la médecine aéronautique au Canada

Canada’s Aviation Medicine Pioneers /Les pionniers de la médecine aéronautique au Canada

Le texte en français suit That according to Peter Allen, a former commercial airline pilot who wrote a paper on the early years of Canadian aviation medicine for the Canadian Aviation Historical Society Journal (CAHS), much of the credit for getting Banting involved belongs to Major A. A. James of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, who had spent a year studying the state of aviation medicine in other countries. “Realizing that...

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RCMS Trivia / Trivia du SSRC

RCMS Trivia / Trivia du SSRC

  The first CFHSTC Honorary Colonel was a member of the British Trans Arctic Expedition in 1968-69   Click here  to learn more   Le premier colonel honoraire du CTSHFC a été membre de l’expédition transarctique britannique en 1968-1969.   Cliquez ici pour en savoir plus       The origin of the motto of the Royal Canadian Medical Services / L’origine de la devise du Service de santé  royal...

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