CANEX celebrates 50 years of serving the CAF By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The Canadian Forces Exchange System was established in 1968, and five decades later, CANEX is still going strong, operating 35 retail locations at bases and wings across the country. Members of CFMWS and the CFB Halifax community […]
HMCS Ville de Québec personnel on Op REASSURANCE 2018 NAME: Kristin Bellefontaine RANK: Leading Seaman (LS) HOMETOWN: Halifax N.S YEAR JOINED THE CAF: 2011 TRADE: Naval Combat Information Operator (NCIOp) EDUCATION: High School: Queen Elizabeth High Post Grad: Hair Design Center (hair design) and NSCC (Office IT) WHY DID YOU […]
Join the SkyHawks By MCpl Antoine Collette, SkyHawks demonstrator As a busy 2018 season winds down for the CAF Parachute Team, the team is recruiting for next year. The SkyHawks travel from coast to coast each summer putting on thrilling parachute performances and meeting with Canadians as ambassadors of the […]
RAdm Craig Baines, Commander MARLANT and JTFA, presents the Admiral’s Cup to the Command Team and ship’s company of HMCS Charlottetown on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
NDWCC 2018: your involvement matters By Capt(N) D.E. Mazur, CFB Halifax Base Commander On October 1, the day this issue of the Trident is published, many of our Defence Team personnel will be gathered at the Stadacona Fitness, Sports and Recreation Centre for MARLANT’s official 2018 National Defence Workplace Charitable […]
Halifax women take gold at CAF Soccer Nationals By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The CFB Halifax Mariners’ women’s soccer team have put the finishing touch on a strong 2018 season, bringing home gold medals from the CAF National Soccer Championship. The tournament was held from September 8-13 at CFB Borden, […]
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LGen Michael Rouleau, Commander of CJOC (seated), meets with RAdm Baines, Commander of Joint Task Force Atlantic and Maritime Forces Atlantic, during a recent visit to Halifax. LGen Rouleau toured HMC Ships Halifax and Moncton as well as the submarine Windsor during his time in Halifax.
HMCS Fredericton raises nearly $70,000 through Sailors for Wishes bike ride By LS Harveer Gill, HMCS Fredericton For the tenth consecutive year, members of HMCS Fredericton cycled across the province of New Brunswick for the Sailors for Wishes bike ride – a cycling event that raised just under $70,000 for […]
NCM Slackers football underway By Sean Parker, FMF Cape Scott The 2018 Fleet Club Slacker Football season is underway, and the NCM Slackers team needs your help. Practices have started in preparation for Mini Grey Cup (MGC) 49. The MGC is the annual fall football game that matches the NCMs […]