MS Héris Lokombe. 

Sailor proud to give back

Out of Africa: sailor proud to give back By Darlene Blakeley, Senior Editor and Writer, Navy Public Affairs From his home in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Master Seaman Héris Lokombe dreamed of joining the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). Now a Master Seaman in the Royal […]

Heather Scott, a cook supervisor in the galley at Juno Tower, created and decorated the birthday cake to mark the 50th anniversary of the Logistics Branch.

BLog celebrates 50th anniversary

CAF Logistics Branch celebrates golden anniversary By Lt(N) Suzanne McIntosh, MARLANT HQ / N8 Staff The 50th anniversary of the CAF Logistics Branch occurred on February 1, 2018. On this day, the celebratory Year of the Logistician began in Halifax with a visit from the Royal Canadian Navy’s Comptroller, Capt(N) […]

Cdr Corey Gleason (left), Commanding Officer HMCS Harry DeWolf, winds up to put a pie in the face of his Coxswain, CPO1 Gerry Doucet (right) during the NDWCC Kick-off Event at Tribute Tower Dining Hall, Halifax, Nova Scotia on September 19, 2017.

2017 NDWCC wrap-up

2017 NDWCC results reveal fun-filled, successful year of fundraising By Capt(N) Paul W. Forget, Base Commander, CFB Halifax For MARLANT, the fall 2017 National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC) saw an enthusiastic beginning this past September with four kick-off events held at Stadacona, FMF Cape Scott, Royal Artillery Park, and […]

HMCS Toronto, left, and MV Asterix, connected for RAS at sea.
PHOTO: Davie Shipbuidling

RAS in HMCS Toronto

“Did you pack your long johns?  RAS in HMCS Toronto By SLt Samuel Kehler, HMCS Toronto “Did you pack your long johns?” That was the question someone asked me when I said I was being attach posted to HMCS Toronto for a week of Replenishment at Sea (RAS) training with […]

Naval Reservists from 22 Naval Reserve divisions spent two weeks training at sea in an Orca class vessel.
Photo: A/SLt Alex Wood , HMCS York

Sailing in the Orca class

Naval Reservists go to sea in Orca class vessels By A/SLt Alex Wood, PAO, HMCS York More than 100 members from 22 of Canada’s 24 Naval Reserve divisions participated in a two-week exercise aboard four Orca class training vessels. Led by Officer in Tactical Command, LCdr Trent Nichols, Commanding Officer, […]

Capt Russ Payne, foreground, and Acadia University men’s coach Kevin Duffie lead development drills at the 2017 women’s regional development camp.
Photo: Sara White, The Aurora
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Women’s basketball camp

Women invited to regional basketball development camp By Sara White, Managing editor, The Aurora Interest continues in building CAF women’s basketball, with volunteers working now to schedule a development camp alongside the Atlantic Regional men’s tournament in Halifax from February 20 to 23. Capt Russ Payne organized the camp at […]