Royal Naval Dockyard, a Bermuda gem By Cdr (ret’d) Len Canfield, Canadian Naval Memorial Trust Nova Scotians visiting the Royal Naval Dockyard complex in Bermuda will probably be struck by the similarity with HMC Dockyard and Stadacona in Halifax. Not surprising, Nova Scotia and Bermuda share a similar history of […]
“Unless I see, I will not believe” By Capt Innocent Inienwe, Chaplain, TEME, Blog, FMF Cape Scott, CFB Halifax Today a lot of people struggle with believing things without seeing them. This holds true of the saying, “Seeing is believing.” In the scriptures we hear about the Doubting Thomas who […]
The story of Margaret Brooke and the four leaf clover By SLt M.X. Déry, MARPAC PA “The story is she was given a four leaf clover, I think by a patient, and Margaret Brooke had it in her big Burberry coat that she grabbed and put on before they abandoned […]
Connecting a future ship to the past By SLt M.X. Déry, MARPAC PA Cdr Michele Tessier has been undergoing training to prepare her for the unique challenges of working in the Arctic as Commanding Officer of HMCS Margaret Brooke, the second Harry DeWolf class Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel. The […]
AB Willis Ross (left), LS Patrick Booth (centre) and PO2 Greg Hobbs perform Bridge Warning Organization training with the .50 calibre machine gun onboard HMCS Kingston during Op PROJECTION West Africa, March 31, 2018.
Persevering through harsh weather in HMCS Glace Bay By LS Michael Spencer, HMCS Glace Bay It’s 8:05 a.m. on March 8 when the Commanding Officer begins his hands fall in address. Today he sounds particularly inspiring, despite the howling winds but a pane of glass away. The weather’s bad, we […]
The 12 Wing Shearwater Flyers celebrate their 4-3 gold medal win over CFB Valcartier, proudly displaying the championship banner as well as the #27 in honour of the late Sgt (ret’d) Rob Sneath and his years of contributions to CAF hockey.
Shearwater Flyers bring home gold from CAF OT Hockey Nationals By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff Heading into the finals of the CAF Old Timer’s Hockey National Championship on March 22, all signs were pointing to a gold-medal win for CFB Valcartier. Representing the Quebec region, the team shut out each […]
First Mar Tech graduation marks new chapter for RCN trades By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The Royal Canadian Navy has been slowly transitioning to the new Marine Technician trade over the last three years, and recently marked a new milestone on that front. A graduation ceremony for the very first […]
CFB Halifax team wins Regional Curling gold By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff Five teams from across the region battled it out from March 27-29 at the CFB Halifax Curling Club for the title of Atlantic Champions, with the home team from CFB Halifax coming away with the banner and gold […]