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LS Collins (Left)  and Acting LCdr Dyble carve the turkey for the Trinity Detachment NOPFWI Christmas lunch. Cdr Burns CO of NOPFWI in the background.
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Christmas at Whidbey Island

Christmas at Whidbey Island By LCdr Graham Collins, CanDet Comd NOPFWI On Thursday December 14, the RCN members posted to the Naval Ocean Processing Facility Whidbey Island had their annual Christmas lunch at the Elks Lodge in Oak Harbor. Prior to the festivities, we took the opportunity to promote LS […]

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STV Tuna: End of an era

The Royal Canadian Navy purchased two identical, offshore capable, 36-foot yachts in 1985. For the last 30+ years, one of these vessels, STV Tuna, was homeported in Halifax, Nova Scotia, while the other, STV Goldcrest, was homeported in Esquimalt, British Columbia.  Recently, the navy decided to station both Sail Training […]

CPO1 Michael Miller (centre) is promoted to his current rank by RAdm Art McDonald, Commander Maritime Forces Pacific, and his wife Toni.
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Newly created senior appointments

Newly created senior appointments to assist with RCN transformation By Darlene Blakeley, Senior Editor and Writer, Navy PA The substantial experience and perspective of two Chief Petty Officers 1st Class recently appointed to newly created senior positions will assist in the continuing transformation of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) as […]