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Cpl l Ivy Hawco of 37 Service Battalion in action during Exercise SAFFRON 2018 at Royal Artillery Park, Halifax, on March 24, 2018. 
Photo: CAPT FELIX ODARTEY-WELLINGTON, 36 CANADIAN BRIGADE GROUP PA
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Exercise SAFFRON 2018

Military and civilian teams battle to create gourmet dishes on Exercise SAFFRON 2018 By Capt Felix Odartey-Wellington, 36 Canadian Brigade Group Public Affairs “Confit de Canard.” “Scallops with Butternut Squash Caponata.” These are dishes ordinarily found in the high-end eateries for which downtown Halifax is famous but you would have […]

Undated photo shows Sea Kings flying past as airmen stand on parade.
Photo: SHEARWATER AVIATION MUSEUM
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A century of maritime aviation

Retired RCAF Colonel explores 100 years of maritime aviation in Shearwater By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The air station now known as 12 Wing Shearwater has existed under many different names, and has been under the control of many different organizations, since the first operational patrols took off from the […]

School supplies and new or gently used backpacks to be donated to northern communities during Op NANOOK can be dropped off at the Halifax & Region MFRC.
Photo: MONA GHIZ, MARLANT PA
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Backpacks for kids

Annual Arctic Backpacks for Kids By CPO2 Richard Bungay, Patrol Vessel, Chief Engineer, Sea Training Atlantic As in previous years, I am organizing a school backpack community outreach initiative for our northern neighbors. The north is famous for their generosity and I was on the receiving end of one such […]

Reporters and air crew prepare to board a CH-148 Cyclone prior to a media flight around Halifax harbour.
Photo: RYAN MELANSON, TRIDENT STAFF
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RCAF shows off the CH-148 Cyclone

RCAF shows off the CH-148 Cyclone ahead of first deployment By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff After nearly three years of training, testing and evaluation, the Royal Canadian Air Force is set for the first overseas deployment of Canada’s new state-of-the-art maritime helicopter, the CH-148 Cyclone. The Cyclone and its accompanying […]

From left, Capt(N) Darren Garnier, outgoing Commanding Officer of the Canadian Forces Maritime Warfare Centre, with Cmdre Richard Feltham, and incoming CO Capt(N) Jamie Tennant, at the Change of Command ceremony on June 18.
Photo: AB TYLER ANTONEW, FIS HALIFAX
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CFMWC Change of Command

Outgoing CO reflects on nearly four years at CFMWC By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff A lot has happened at the Canadian Forces Maritime Warfare Centre since Capt(N) Darren Garnier took command just under four years ago. They’ve supported the firing of 173 heavyweight torpedoes and 52 lightweight torpedoes of various […]