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    First woman to wear hijab in Canadian Forces dies of cancer

    Wafa Dabbagh rose to the rank of Lt. Commander in the Royal Canadian Navy and as a Muslim, was the first member of the military to wear a hijab. She died Tuesday of lung cancer.
    http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Fi...705/story.html


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    Assalamu 'alaikum.

    Al-hamdu lillahi rabbil 'alamin.

    Ena lillah wa ena elaihe rage'oon

    She was a lovely woman, I had the honor of meeting her once, she was truly humble, and brave, and I know that she faced quite a bit of judgement.

    May Allah bless her and her family!
    PO1 Ellen Molloy (Ret.)
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    I'm almost certain I met her on the way to Basic in 1996. Small world, and all that.

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    I met and dealt with her a number of times when she was with HMCS HUNTER. Great person who will be missed.

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    The public affairs department at HMCS QUADRA is looking into placing a memorial plaque on the picture of LCdr Wafa Dabbagh that hangs in the Ship's Office. It is a picture of her inspecting a division during her summer on board QUADRA. If anyone has any other information on her involvement with the cadet movement, or her time at HMCS QUADRA, please post away!

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