A Change of Appointment ceremony for 12 Wing Operations Support Squadron (OSS) was held at the Sea King Club on December 15, 2022, with CWO Todd Beaudoin (left) assuming the role. He’s seen here signing the official certificates alongside 12 OSS Commanding Officer Col Paul Malone.
Irving shipbuilding recently shared an update on the construction of the future HMCS Frédérick Rolette from the Module Hall of the company’s Halifax Shipyard. The ship’s three mega blocks are currently taking shape, and will likely be moved outside to the land level this coming summer. The future HMCS Frédérick […]
The TRINITY detachment at Whidbey Island, Washington recently had their holiday all hands dinner, where they had the pleasure of promoting four individuals, as well as handing out two CD medals. Pictured here is MS Isaac Blakata, being promoted by Trinity CO Cdr Alex Lebel (left) and Whidbey Island CO […]
Cdr Alexandre Lebel, Commanding Officer at Trinity MOSIC (left), presents MS Matthew Carrigan with their Canadian Forces’ Decoration on December 12 at S-89 at CFB Halifax. Bravo Zulu to all who received honours, awards and promotions during the ceremony. ALL PHOTOS COURTESY OF MCPL MANUELA BERGER.
Members of the Stadacona Band Woodwind Quintet performed during the CFB Halifax Chapel Christmas Service at the Stadacona Faith Centre, held on December 4. Padre Lt(N) Annie Lampron delivered the Christmas sermon. The service also featured the Canadian Military Wives Choir of Halifax.
12 Wing Shearwater’s Command team, Col Patrick MacNamara and CWO Kevin Wezenbeek, joined MARLANT padres on December 13 for a menorah lighting outside Wing headquarters. The small event marked the third year in a row that 12 Wing has celebrated the Jewish “festival of lights.”
In the spirit of the holiday season, here is a throwback to the SaltWire Holiday Parade of Lights on November 19. Local Defence Team members and their families proudly represented our Defence community during the event which saw thousands of local residents and visitors line the streets of downtown Halifax! […]
The next ship set to be completed as part of the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship program, the future HMCS William Hall, has been launched and is now in the water outside Irving Shipbuilding’s facilities in Halifax. After final work, tests and builders trials, the ship is expected to be […]
On December 6, local Defence Team members and members of the public gathered at Fort Needham Memorial Park for the Halifax Regional Municipality’s 105th Halifax Explosion Memorial Service. The service commemorated the more than 2000 individuals who lost their lives as a result of the tragic explosion on December 6, […]
While members of Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) got ready for their annual charity run, the participants of Ship’s Divers Course 022 were busy honing their diving skills with the unit. Recent tests in the water for the prospective divers included jetty searches and maintenance routines with HMCS Fredericton.