Throwback: On July 30, the Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy’s brass quintet, led by PO2 Tim Elson, treated the staff and residents at L’Arche Halifax to a physically-distant outdoor performance. L’Arche Halifax is a home for adults living with intellectual disabilities, and is located just down the road […]
On July 29, 2020, Cdr Christopher Chalmers handed over command of CFB Halifax’s Base Logistics (BLog) branch to Cdr Selena Aral during a formal Change of Command ceremony. Capt(N) David Mazur, former CFB Halifax Base Commander, presided over the virtual ceremony. Thank you, Cdr Chalmers, for your leadership and commitment, […]
A member of HMCS Regina’s dive team prepares to jump into the water from the ramp of a CH-148 Cyclone Maritime helicopter, while the safety boat loiters nearby, during a diver training flight off the coast of Hawaii during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2020, August 22, 2020. Ten […]
An event was held at the Grand Parade Square in Halifax on August 15 to mark the 75th anniversary of V-J Day and the end of the Second World War in the Pacific. Federal Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Lawrence MacAulay, seen here flanked by […]
HMCS Regina moves into position to conduct a Replenishment at Sea (RAS) with USNS Henry J. Kaiser ahead of Exercise RIMPAC 2020 on August 16,2020. Ten nations, 22 ships, one submarine, and more than 5,300 personnel are participating in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) from August 17 to 31 […]
Cdr Landon Creasy, Commanding Officer of HMCS Regina, Capt (N) Scott Robinson, Deputy Commander Canadian Fleet Pacific, and the crew of HMCS Regina gather on the flight deck to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the End of the Pacific War prior to participating in Exercise RIMPAC on August 13, 2020.
On Thursday July 30, Capt(N) Allen Fry assumed command of the Canadian Forces Maritime Warfare Centre (CFMWC) from Capt(N) Jamie Tennant. The ceremony, overseen by Cmdre Christopher Robinson, Director General Naval Force Development, was not a traditional change of command ceremony in that it was conducted via video conference as a […]
HMCS Ville de Quebec sails in the Labrador Sea during Operation NANOOK 2020, on August 7, 2020.
United States Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma came alongside at HMC Dockyard in Halifax on August 3, as part of Op NANOOK, to fuel up before sailing north.
On July 16, in honour of the 33rd Halifax Pride Festival, CFB Halifax flew the Pride flag at both Base HQ and Admiral’s Gate at Stadacona, as a sign of respect, inclusion and acknowledgement of the struggles faced by LGBTQ2+ Defence members and the larger community. CFB Halifax is dedicated […]