HMCS Halifax hosted VAdm Art McDonald, Commander RCN, and Command CPO1 David Steeves over the holidays, with presents, an ugly sweater contest, and a traditional Christmas dinner all taking place on board. The ship is preparing to return to Halifax later this month, wrapping up a six-month deployment on […]
On November 22, after an illustrious 48 years in the public service – 41 of which were as the Administrative Assistant to 18 Base Commanders – Sandy Morash retired from the Department of National Defence. In honour of Sandy’s dedication to the Defence community, her colleagues, friends and family celebrated […]
Meet Cpl Cheryl Clark, a featured NDWCC Face of Base Halifax. Cpl Clark is currently awaiting training as an Imagery Technician at Formation Imaging Services and is thrilled to be part of the NDWCC team. Not only did she donate to the campaign this year, but she also decided to […]
One of Santa’s elves who moonlights as a member of the Stadacona Band participates in the 5K Fleet Formation Run held on Wednesday, December 4. The run was hosted by HMCS Charlottetown crew members.
TEME personnel changed and balanced tires for United Way Halifax during Exercise Dirty Hands 2019 on November 14 at Willow Park. These tire installation services, which took place throughout November, raised more than $7,000 for the National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC).
On November 28, students from the CFB Halifax High School Cooperative program visited 12 Wing Shearwater to explore different career options. Throughout the Fall semester, 12 students from different high schools spend 13 weeks learning about careers within the CAF and DND. In this photo, Remi Myers from Sir John […]
RAdm Craig Baines, Commander MARLANT and JTFA, took part in the ceremonial puck drop at the Hockey Helps the Homeless Tournament at the RBC Centre on November 8, along with Halifax Mayor Mike Savage and representatives from VETS Canada. The game featured CAF members along with NHL alumni, raising proceeds […]
Canada’s second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Margaret Brooke, was successfully launched in Halifax on November 20. An important milestone in the construction of the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) future fleet, the launch marked the first time the ship was put in water. The ship will […]
On Saturday, November 16, many Defence Team members and families braved the cold and wind to participate in the Chronicle Herald’s Holiday Parade of Lights.
On Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12 Wing Shearwater Chief of Staff Maj Rob Truscott presented WO Jean-Marc Grenier with his Canadian Forces’ Decoration Third Clasp in recognition of his 42 years of military service. WO Grenier, originally from Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario, joined the CAF Regular Force as a sonar […]