25th Anniversary of Take Our Kids to Work Day By Samantha Steele, Co-op Student, MARLANT PA It’s not every day that a teenager gets to experience a day in the life of the Canadian Forces but on November 6, Grade Nine students across the city came to CFB Halifax for […]
MARLANT members return from National Sentry Program By Trident Staff Three members of MARLANT were chosen to be part of the final contingent for this year’s National Sentry Program in Ottawa. The 23-person group was tasked with standing sentry at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War […]
RAdm Craig Baines, Commander MARLANT and JTFA, took part in the ceremonial puck drop at the Hockey Helps the Homeless Tournament at the RBC Centre on November 8, along with Halifax Mayor Mike Savage and representatives from VETS Canada. The game featured CAF members along with NHL alumni, raising proceeds […]
RCN runner had strong showing at CISM world games By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff A sailor from HMCS Shawinigan is describing a memorable experience at the CISM Military World Games in China, where he secured a new personal best marathon time while representing the CAF on the international stage. The […]
Canada’s second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Margaret Brooke, was successfully launched in Halifax on November 20. An important milestone in the construction of the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) future fleet, the launch marked the first time the ship was put in water. The ship will […]
Pogo: The little vessel that could By Jennifer Gamble, Curator, Naval Museum of Halifax From trailblazer to training vessel, the 65-year-old Pogo has had a unique life. Designed to assist HMCS Labrador, Canada’s first Arctic patrol ship, in exploring the Northwest Passage, Pogo has played a key role in the […]
On Saturday, November 16, many Defence Team members and families braved the cold and wind to participate in the Chronicle Herald’s Holiday Parade of Lights.
On Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12 Wing Shearwater Chief of Staff Maj Rob Truscott presented WO Jean-Marc Grenier with his Canadian Forces’ Decoration Third Clasp in recognition of his 42 years of military service. WO Grenier, originally from Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario, joined the CAF Regular Force as a sonar […]
MARLANT pitches in at Feed Nova Scotia By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff A team of sailors from across MARLANT spent the day at Feed Nova Scotia’s Burnside headquarters on November 14, volunteering their time in the spirit of NDWCC to give the charity a boost ahead of the busy holiday […]
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