HMCS Harry DeWolf sails under the Confederation Bridge between Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick on November 25. The ship is continuing with proficiency sails and will conduct further trials, testing and readiness training through the winter ahead of its commissioning in 2021.
On November, 2, PO1 (ret’d) Steven Hatton was presented with the Sacrifice Medal by RAdm Brian Santarpia, Commander MARLANT and JTFA. PO1 (ret’d) Hatton deployed on several overseas missions including Op APOLLO, Op DANACA, and Op ATHENA. He recently retired after a 30-year career in the Canadian Armed Forces. The […]
Cdr Jeff Dargavel, Commanding Officer of HMCS Toronto, salutes as the ship observes Remembrance Day off the coast of Norway on November 11. As 2020 marks the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic, this year’s Remembrance Day ceremony has a special significance to warships at sea. The RCN and CAF are […]
HMCS Summerside departs on October 26, 2020, on a 2-month deployment to the Caribbean Sea on Op CARIBBE to support the US-led Campaign MARTILLO, a multinational effort to improve security in the region and prevent illicit trafficking by organized crime in the region. Cpll Simon Arcand, Image tech, Formation Imaging […]
Attention, local CAF members! Canadian Forces Health Services Centre (Atlantic) has just released its seasonal influenza vaccine clinic schedule (Stadacona and Shearwater). These clinics are open to Regular Force, Reserve Force Class B (>180 days) and Class C members. Please note: Walk-in at the times specified in the clinic schedule; NO Appointment […]
Members of HMCS Ville de Quebec C participate in a 24-hour Bike-A-Thon in support of the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign on October 24, 2020. In total, crewmembers rode 4342.4 km on stationary bikes and raised $5113.00.
On October 2, CFB Halifax members volunteered their time to build a greenhouse at East Preston Daycare. This activity provided the daycare with valued volunteer assistance while allowing our members to develop a deeper understanding of one of the incredible non-profit organizations that support our local communities. Children attending East […]
HMCS Halifax (centre) and HMCS Ville de Quebec sail into position to conduct a Replenishment at Sea (RAS) with MV Asterix (left) while HDMS Niels Juel (Danish Frigate F 363) (right) keeps vigilant guard in the background during Exercise JOINT WARRIOR on October 6, 2020.
So many Defence Team members donated blood in support of our communities on September 18 that our latest Canadian Blood Services clinic, which took place at Stadacona’s CF Health Services Centre (Atlantic), reached 120 percent of its donation targets. Bravo Zulu to our local Defence community, volunteers and healthcare practitioners […]
Members of HMCS Harry DeWolf’s ship’s company trial their new Multi-Role Rescue Boat (MRRB) to enhance seamanship and navigation skills, on September 2, 2020. The boat’s primary role is rescue and tactical operations like supporting the Enhanced Boarding Party.