The Royal Canadian Navy purchased two identical, offshore capable, 36-foot yachts in 1985. For the last 30+ years, one of these vessels, STV Tuna, was homeported in Halifax, Nova Scotia, while the other, STV Goldcrest, was homeported in Esquimalt, British Columbia. Recently, the navy decided to station both Sail Training […]
Crewmembers from HMCS Moncton and members of the United States Coast Guard compete during a friendly push-up challenge during Operation CARIBBE on December 3, 2017.
Local artist Zeqirja Rexhepi, a former Kosovar refugee who arrived in Halifax in 1999 as part of the CAF Operation PARASOL, recently donated a new piece of art to CFB Halifax. His painting was done to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion, and depicts a scene of fire, […]
Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) was presented with its first Theatre Honours recently in recognition of the unit’s operations during the Afghanistan conflict. Theatre Honours are a type of Battle Honour, and are awarded to publicly recognize a Canadian Armed Forces unit for successful participation in a theatre of armed conflict. […]
MV Asterix arrived in Halifax on December 27. The former commercial container ship has been converted by Davie Shipbuilding’s Project Resolve to serve as the interim Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment for the Royal Canadian Navy. Asterix will sail with a mixed crew of civilian mariners and RCN sailors, providing capabilities such as […]
LS Spencer Baldwin, left, and LS Brittany Cole help decorate the Master Seamen and Below Mess for Christmas aboard HMCS Charlottetown. The ship spent the holiday season deployed in the Mediterranean as part of Operation REASSURANCE, but were still able to get in the spirit with decorations, Christmas movies, egg nog, […]
Trinity`s executive, various HODs and unit members participated in a fundraising bowling competition recently in support of this year’s NDWCC campaign. LS Mark Giffin won with an impressive score of 426. That afternoon of fun raised $60 for NDWCC, which was added to the over $19,000 that Trinity has raised […]
MS David Denman speaks with CTV’s Steve Murphy during the Christmas Daddies Telethon in Halifax on December 2. Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) members are in the background along with Halifax Regional Police, who provided escort to the runners for their annual 50km relay run in support of the fundraiser. This […]
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, presided over an Order of Military Merit investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, on November 10, 2017. Her Excellency presented the Member insignia of Order of Military Merit to CWO Kevin Denis Colcy, M.M.M., C.D. CWO Colcy is Squadron Chief Warrant […]
Combat Divers from 4 Engineer Support Regiment conduct joint training with divers from Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) Divers at the Canadian Coast Guard College in Westmount, Cape Breton during Exercise NIHILO SAPPER.