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Favourite Photo August 26, 2021

Today, August 26, is the day we celebrate man’s best friend! Happy National Dog Day. To mark the occasion, we found this fabulous shot by MCpl Genevieve Lapointe, Canadian Combat Camera.

The image features a Canadian Armed Forces Task Force Aurora personnel and a pup from Manto Sipi Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba during Operation Vector.

The operation is the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) support to the Federal, Provincial, and Territorial governments for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

.Shot on May 17, 2021, the picture is courtesy of Canadian Forces Combat Camera.

National Dog Day is a day that has been celebrated since 2005. It was created and promoted by Colleen Paige. Paige, a pet lover, and advocate created the day to raise awareness for the thousands of dogs that need to be rescued. Plus, to encouraged people to appreciate family dogs and working dogs!

Happy Dog Day!

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Cyndi Mills

Admittedly the Queen of Typos, Cyndi Mills strives for none, but one or two always seems to slip in. She apologizes! Over the last 27 years Cyndi has had the opportunity to move around the country with her husband, Scott and their four children. Having lived in Chilliwack, Edmonton, London, and Petawawa. She stumbled into the world of journalism by accident – looking for a career that could give her the flexibility to work from home to be with her children and support her husband's military career. Cyndi is also a military parent as her two oldest children are in the military. Raising her third and fourth teenagers, she tries to keep sane by walking, gardening, writing, and spending time with her family while running Canadian Military Family Magazine.

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