DT News: the annual Imjin Classic and congratulations to the Office of Disability Management
(S) Two of the Canadian Army’s biggest hockey rivals recently went head-to-head at the annual Imjin Classic at TD Place Lansdowne in Ottawa.
(J-A) The Van Doos from Royal 22e Régiment and the Patricias from Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry participated in the commemorative hockey game.
(S) The Imjin Classic is a hockey rivalry 67 years in the making. In 1952, during a break in the Korean War, these two Canadian regiments played their original championship game on the frozen Imjin River, and a military tradition was born.
(J-A) 2013 was designated as the Year of the Korean War Veteran, marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice. That same year, the first annual game was played on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa.
(S) Before we go, congratulations to the Office of Disability Management team at Assistant Deputy Minister (Human Resources – Civilian), who recently won a Public Service Award of Excellence.
(J-A) They were recognized for their progressive and holistic service model, which represents the leading-edge in disability management, and sets an example for other government departments.