The Legion of Honour, France’s highest decoration, is awarded by the Republic of France to those who helped liberate the country during the Second World War. The medal was presented to Second World War veteran Fred Turnbull during a ceremony at CFB Halifax on June 9. Mr. Turnbull was 17 […]
MARLANT’s first annual Navy Bike Ride was held on June 2, starting from 12 Wing Shearwater. More than 300 cyclists completed either a 6km, 15km, or 30km route along the Shearwater Flyer Trail and the scenic Salt Marsh Trail, in a non-competitive atmosphere. Great prizes were handed out afterward for […]
The RCN marked the traditional keel-laying ceremony for the second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel, HMCS Margaret Brooke, at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax Shipyard on May 29. A keel-laying ceremony is one of the most significant dates in a ship’s construction. This ceremony was marked by the placing of a coin onto […]
The crew of HMCS Glace Bay met up with some fellow Canadians while spending time in New York City for Fleet Week 2017 festivities, including actor Mike Myers. Myers is seen here with the command team and sailors from Glace Bay, along with Cmdre Daniel MacKeigan, during a tour of […]
By CPO1 (ret’d) Pat Devenish, CNMT Of the many events leading up to the Battle of the Atlantic Sunday, for many in the MARLANT Defence family, the Pancake Breakfast is the highlight and this year’s did not disappoint. With one of the highest turnouts in recent years, a record $1464.25 […]
Canadian Army and Royal Canadian Navy personnel remove sand bags used in the flooded areas of Pierrefonds, Quebec during Operation LENTUS, May 15, 2017.
A CH-124 Sea King helicopter embarked with HMCS St. John’s sends out flares as part of training in the Mediterranean. St. John’s is currently deployed on Op REASSURANCE, the CAF mission supporting NATO assurance and deterrence measures to promote security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe
HMCS Montréal welcomed Grade 7 Students from Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue’s MacDonald High School for a special tour of the ship and to learn about the Royal Canadian Navy while alongside in the ship’s namesake city on May 19 . The students participated in demonstrations and enjoyed interactive presentations.
HMCS Montreal arrives at the Old Port of Montreal to support flood relief efforts in the region during Operation LENTUS, May 14, 2017.
Pushing on through wind and rain, Canadian Armed Forces members from both CFB Halifax and 12 Wing Shearwater participated in the annual Battle of the Atlantic ceremony, held at the cenotaph in Point Pleasant Park in Halifax, on May 7, 2017.