Rangers on exercise and receiving recognition

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Nunavut Rangers are engaged in Operation Nanook-Nunalivut ’19 outside of Resolute. In addition to guiding members of the Canadian Armed Forces, some of the Rangers have received medals for their accomplishments and years of service.

Canadian Rangers Sammy Kogvik, centre, and Paul Ikuallaq, to Kogvik’s left, both from 1 Canadian Rangers Patrol Group (1CRPG), share tips on the use of snowmobiles on Arctic terrain with members of the military’s 1st Battalion.
Avr Jérôme J.X. Lessard photo
Ranger Deborah Iqaluk of the Resolute Bay Ranger Patrol on a snowmobile.
Master Cpl Charles A. Stephen photo
Andrew Arreak, Nunavut operations lead for SmartICE, was on hand to demonstrate the SmartQAMUTIK, which measures ice depth, as part of the Canadian Armed Forces Joint Arctic Experiment 2019. Janice Lang, DRDC photo
Master Cpl. Noah Alookie, of 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, receives the Canadian Forces’ Decoration 1st Clasp, during Operation Nanook-Nunalivut ’19 in Resolute on March 25. At left is Brig.-Gen. Patrick Carpentier, Commander of Joint Task Force North, and at right is Chief Warrant Officer Sherri Forward. Avr Jérôme J.X. Lessard photo
Master Cpl. Mathew Manik, of 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, displays his Canadian Forces’ Decoration during Operation Nanook-Nunalivut in Resolute on March 25. At left is Brig.-Gen. Patrick Carpentier, Commander of Joint Task Force North, and at right is Chief Warrant Officer Sherri Forward.
Avr Jérôme J.X. Lessard photo
Master Cpl. James Anguti, of 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, earns the Canadian Forces’ Decoration 1st Clasp, during Operation Nanook-Nunalivut ’19 in Resolute. At left is Brig.-Gen. Patrick Carpentier, Commander of Joint Task Force North, and at right is Chief Warrant Officer Sherri Forward.
Avr Jérôme J.X. Lessard photo