On Friday, June 15, the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, observes as the steel is cut for the Royal Canadian Navy’s first Joint Support Ship (JSS), to be built at Seaspan Shipyards in North Vancouver, BC. Once completed, the two ships, to be named HMCS Protecteur and HMCS […]
CAF members send Canada Day greetings from the flight deck of HMCS St. John’s during Op REASSURANCE.
Left to right: Outgoing Maritime Forces Pacific Formation Chief, CPO1 Gilles Gregoire; RAdm Art McDonald, Commander Maritime Forces Pacific; and incoming Formation Chief, CPO1 Dave Steeves, sign the certificates during a Change of Appointment ceremony at the CFB Esquimalt Chiefs’ and Petty Officers’ Mess on May 31. CPO1 Steeves currently […]
CAF Clearance Divers jump from the jetty to clear the docking area during Exercise TRADEWINDS 18 at the Prince George Wharf in Nassau, Bahamas on June 8, 2018.
CAF members and their families participate in the 12 Wing Family Fun Day Run/Walk and Barbecue at 12 Wing Shearwater on May 18, 2018.
DND received the Community Spirit Award at the United Way Halifax annual general meeting on May 22. This award, presented annually, pays tribute to extraordinary commitment and leadership to the community made by an individual or organization. United Way Halifax recognized DND for its service within the community in 2017, […]
A Change of Command ceremony for HMCS Windsor on June 3 saw LCdr Drew Matheson (left) assume command of the submarine from outgoing Commanding Officer Cdr Peter Chu (right). The small ceremony took place while alongside in Cadiz, Spain. Windsor has spent the last five months operating at sea.
CPO1 Darcy Burd (left) Coxn HMCS St John’s, and Cdr Gord Noseworthy (right), Commanding Officer HMCS St. John’s, salute the wreaths as part of the Battle Of The Atlantic ceremony during Op REASSURANCE while alongside Liverpool, United Kingdom on May 6, 2018.
VAdm Ron Lloyd, Commander Royal Canadian Navy, and RAdm Craig Baines, Commander MARLANT and JTFA, host RAdm J. Martin, Commander Royal New Zealand Navy for a bilateral meeting to discuss topics of mutual interest and conduct RCN site tours at during a visit to MARLANT on May 15, 2018. From […]
Members of HMCS Scotian participated in divisions on April 25, 2018. Cdr beth Vallis, CO of Scotian, was presiding officer as personnel received awards and recognition ranging from Canadian Forces Decorations, to Commanding Officer’s Certificates of Commendation.