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Canadian soldiers participate in advanced amphibious training from the Shearwater Jetty in Halifax on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (Andrew Vaughan / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian soldiers participate in advanced amphibious training from the Shearwater Jetty in Halifax on Tuesday, July (Andrew Vaughan / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian Forces Leopard 2 tank

Canada's equipment in Afghanistan

Canadian forces personnel who worked with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan used a number of different vehicles to carry out their duties.

In Pictures: Canadian Forces Busy in the Arctic

By air and over land and ice, the Canadian Armed Forces were kept busy in the north protecting Canada's Arctic sovereignty.

Over 200 Canadian Armed Forces members stand at the back of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Vimy, France, while touring the Vimy Ridge area on the July 13, 2013 during the 97th International Four Days Marches held in Nijmegen, Netherlands.  Photo: Corporal Anthony Laviolette, CFSU(O) Imaging Services

Over 200 Canadian Armed Forces members stand at the back of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Vimy, France, while touring the Vimy Ridge area on the July 13, 2013 during the 97th International Four Days Marches held in Nijmegen, Netherlands. Photo: Corporal Anthony Laviolette, CFSU(O) Imaging Services

A Royal Canadian Air Force CC-177 Globemaster aircraft with two CH-146 Griffon helicopters onboard arrives in Iloilo city to support the Canadian Armed Forces Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) during Operation RENAISSANCE, in Iloilo city, Philippines on November 19, 2013.  Photo: MCpl Marc-Andre Gaudreault, Canadian Forces Combat Camera

A Royal Canadian Air Force CC-177 Globemaster aircraft with two CH-146 Griffon helicopters onboard arrives in Iloilo city to support the Canadian Armed Forces Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) during Operation RENAISSANCE, in Iloilo city, Philippines on November 19, 2013. Photo: MCpl Marc-Andre Gaudreault, Canadian Forces Combat Camera

The Soldiers of 33 Canadian Brigade Group Train in the Fundamentals

The Soldiers of 33 Canadian Brigade Group Train in the Fundamentals

Canadian Armed Forces to continue to stand-to at their posts as part of the National Sentry Program

News and photos about soldiers and Canadian Armed Forces.

A Canadian Armed Forces veteran pays tribute to Corporal Nathan Cirillo in front of the National War Memorial during a Commemoration event in Ottawa, Ontario on October 23, 2014.

A Canadian Armed Forces veteran pays tribute to Corporal Nathan Cirillo in front of the National War Memorial during a Commemoration event in Ottawa, Ontario on October

The Canadian Army officers rank insignia feature an internationally recognized rank convention of stars and crowns.  From left to right, Lieutenant-Colonel, Major, and Captain.

The Canadian Army officers rank insignia feature an internationally recognized rank convention of stars and crowns. From left to right, Lieutenant-Colonel, Major, and Captain.

“It is a tremendous honour to receive the Eagle Staff. This sacred symbol is a treasured tradition that I promise to uphold and carry with great humility and respect.”

“It is a tremendous honour to receive the Eagle Staff. This sacred symbol is a treasured tradition that I promise to uphold and carry with great humility and respect.