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CCG Commissioner Jeffrey Hutchinson, left, and PO2 Matt Reiner of the Stadacona Band, show off the framed sheet music for The Ol’ White Stripe, the new Official Coast Guard March.
Photo: Melanie Rebane Photography

New Coast Guard march

Stadacona Band member pens new Canadian Coast Guard march By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff A new march that will be played nationwide at Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) graduation ceremonies, mess dinners and other formal occasions was written and composed by a member of the Stadacona Band, and recorded in Halifax […]

HMCS Preserver performs a replenishment at sea in 1971.
Photo: DND

Preserver’s final voyage

The sun dips on Preserver, last of the Protecteur-class AORs By Blair Gilmore, Research Fellow, RUSI (NS) August 2, 2017 marked the end of an era for the Canadian built Protecteur-class Auxiliary Oil Replenishment (AOR) ships when Preserver transferred from the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) to her new owners, Marine […]

Rear-Admiral Craig Baines is presented a painting adaption of a photo by Corporal Anthony Chand during the Canadian Fleet Atlantic Change of Command ceremony on July 18.

Photo: Cpl J.W.S. Houck - Formation Imaging

Parting gift for CCFL

Local artist commissioned for parting gift to CCFL By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff Deciding on an appropriate departing gift for RAdm Craig Baines wasn’t an easy job, according to Fleet Commander Chief of Staff Cdr Nancy Setchell. First, he said he didn’t want any special gift. When pressed, he started […]

From left, RAdm Craig Baines, RAdm John Newton, and Cmdre Craig Skjerpen sign the official documents at the Change of Command ceremony for Canadian Fleet Atlantic on July 18.
Photo: Cpl J.W.S. Houck, FIS Halifax

New Commander CANFLTLANT

Atlantic Fleet gets new Commander as period of ‘rejuvenation’ continues By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff Change of Command ceremonies have been a common occurrence around CFB Halifax in recent weeks, and one of the most significant was held on July 18, as RAdm Craig Baines turned over command of Canadian […]