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Night Flares Training Exercise Carried Out at CFB Shilo

Night Flares Training Exercise Carried Out at CFB Shilo

Before you freak out, Manitoba isn't being invaded by UFOs. Search and rescue crews from 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron will be conducting exercises near CFB Shilo this week. The training involves the dropping of illumination flares and practicing all aspects of...

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Afghanistan Memorial Vigil Visiting CFB Shilo

CFB Shilo will host the the Afghanistan Memorial Vigil for public viewing in September. "The Afghanistan Memorial Vigil remembers and honours those who have fallen in Afghanistan," according to the Government of Canada's website. "It also acknowledges the bravery,...

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CFB Shilo Soldier Charged with Sexual Assault

A Shilo-based soldier has been charged with sexual assault and other offences. The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) announced Thursday that master warrant officer Douglas Pettie, 49, of the 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light...

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CFB Shilo Soldiers Returning from Afghanistan

The last group of soldiers part of Operation Attention in Afghanistan will return home to CFB Shilo today. About 12 soldiers will return from their tour of duty to family and friends at 3:30 p.m. The nine-month mission in Kabul completes Canada's commitment to...

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Shilo Soldiers Injured in Crash Near Base

Ten military members with CFB Shilo were injured after two trucks collided on Wednesday evening in a training area. Nine of the members with the 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (2PPCLI) were sent to hospital after the crash, which occurred on...

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Shilo Soldiers Returning from Afghanistan

Another group of Shilo-based soldiers are returning home today -- just in time for Christmas. The soldiers, who were part of Operation Attention, include 20 service members who were stationed in Afghanistan for the past six months. About 350 soldiers from several...

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