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 […]
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 […]
Navy grappler wins top prize at annual CAF tournament By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff For the first time since the event’s debut in 2013, a member of the Royal Canadian Navy has outlasted the competition to bring home the championship trophy from the Military Combatives Grappling Championship (MCGC). The MCGC […]
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 […]
New Base Commander happy to return to the east coast By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The last time Capt(N) David Mazur was posted to Halifax was more than 15 years ago, serving in HMCS Halifax as the ship’s Command Control Information Officer. Since then, he’s progressed through his career in […]
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 […]
RCN crewmembers from HMCS Summerside (left) compete against the Banana Splash team in the finals of the Cardboard Boat Race during the Lobster Carnival in Summerside, PEI. The team from HMCS Summerside won the event.
During Small Boat Training for junior officers and for bosuns on July 4, a RHIB zooms past Peggy’s Cove, to the delight of tourists visiting the lighthouse.
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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 […]