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Latest News

Please read on for the latest news and updates about Together We Stand.

September 23rd, 2019
Starboard Communications Ltd. (operating as Cool 100, 95.5 Hits FM and InQuinte.ca) cares about military families across the Quinte region! We teamed-up with Little Caesar’s Trenton, to show our appreciation to military members, veterans and their families for Military Family Appreciation Day and International Pepperoni Pizza Day on Sept. 20.
September 20th, 2019
As a husband and father who spent four decades as an airman in the Royal Canadian Air Force, I consider this metaphor to be my personal mantra. I believe this expression perfectly describes what a military family is: the point over which the entire body of our military finds its balance.
September 20th, 2019
The first time I said goodbye to my husband, Erik, as he left for Afghanistan in 2005, I had no idea of what I had gotten myself into. Always the dreamer, my mind was filled with cliché scenes from romantic movies where a military couple’s time apart is cut down to a scene or two, ending with a passionate embrace on an air-field. My naïve dream was about to end.
September 19th, 2019
On Sept. 20, the first Military Family Appreciation Day will give Canadians the opportunity to officially recognize and thank Canadian military families for the daily sacrifices they make on our behalf.

Write to Families

If you would like to write a note of thanks and appreciation to the families of our men and women who are deployed, we invite you to use the form below. Your support of Canada’s unsung heroes is greatly appreciated!