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#DYK May 29 is the International Day of UN Peacekeepers? Many Canadians have served in overseas peace support efforts #RememberThem
Canadian Armed Forces members have served in a wide variety of United Nations peace support efforts over the years. Indeed our country played a central role in the establishment of the concept of international peacekeeping. These missions often have positive effects but the strife, conflict and death that peacekeepers often witness can make it very challenging duty.
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