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Cpl. William Hong from the Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Center, based in 8 Wing, Trenton, Ont., repacks a search and rescue parachute after a successful jump during an exercise as part of Operation Nanook on Aug. 26. Hong, a former Victoria resident, parachuted into York Sound on Baffin Island to help support the search and rescue scenario. - Cpl. Aydyn Neifer/Canadian Forces
Cpl. William Hong from the Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Center, based in 8 Wing, Trenton, Ont., repacks a search and rescue parachute after a successful jump during an exercise as part of Operation Nanook on Aug. 26. Hong, a former Victoria resident, parachuted into York Sound on Baffin Island to help support the search and rescue scenario.
— image credit: Cpl. Aydyn Neifer/Canadian Forces

Cpl. William Hong from the Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Center, based in 8 Wing, Trenton, Ont., repacks a search and rescue parachute after a successful jump during an exercise as part of Operation Nanook on Aug. 26. Hong, a former Victoria resident, parachuted into York Sound on Baffin Island to help support the search and rescue scenario.

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