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Volume 65, Issue 30, August 4, 2020

Volume 65, Issue 30, August 4, 2020

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Lookout Newspaper July 27 2020

Volume 65, Issue 29, July 27, 2020

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Transition Centre Trenton  and Quilts of Valour team up against COVID

Transition Centre Trenton and Quilts of Valour team up against COVID

 Rae Chadwick, Return to Duty Coordinator and Client Services TC Trenton ~ A Trenton Quilts of Valour (QoV) group turned their quilting skills from comfort to safety after one member saw a need to protect military members, their families, and the 8 Wing Trenton community against the spread of COVID-19. “The idea came up as the […]

Naval reservist Lieutenant (Navy) Joseph Kinley at the main gate of Joint Base Lewis-McChord after completing Warfighter Exercise 20-3 Feb. 13, just before COVID-19 became a pandemic. Photo Credit Sergeant First Class James Lally

Canadian Naval Reservist trains with US Army Warfighter 2020

HMCS Cataraqui While attached to the 26th Yankee Brigade, naval reservist Lieutenant (Navy) Joseph Kinley participated in the Warfighter exercise at the Joint Base Lewis–McChord just south of Seattle, WA, from Feb, 5 to 13. Lt(N) Kinley is attached to 26th Yankee Brigade through the Reserve Foreign Training Program (RFTP). The RFTP is a program […]

Do you know if your new ebike is legal to ride on the road? The owner of this one (inset picture) found out via the courts that it was not.

Caveat Emptor – before buying a motor-assisted cycle

SLt M.X. Déry, Contributor ~ My first editorial about bicycling was two years ago regarding scooter-like motor-assisted cycles and how they rode a thin legal line. An electric bike, or motor-assisted cycle, is a two- or three-wheeled cycle with a seat, pedals, and an electric motor or motors (power output not exceeding 500 watts in total). […]

Former Navy Lieutenant Rex Landis behind the wheel of a 1968 Pontiac Beaumont convertible, completely rebuilt by the Rust Valley Restoration crew.

Rebuilt classic car raffle aids Habitat for Humanity Kamloops

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ This summer, former Navy Lieutenant Rex Landis will ride into Victoria behind the wheel of a 1968 Pontiac Beaumont convertible, completely rebuilt by the Rust Valley Restoration crew. This rare classic car, valued at over $102,000, will be given away by Dec. 16 to the lucky winning ticket holder in the […]

RIMPAC 2020 patch

Canadian Navy prepares for RIMPAC exercises

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ Despite a world pandemic, two Canadian warships will transit to Hawaii in August for a major training exercise. HMC Ships Regina and Winnipeg will represent the Royal Canadian Navy in a scaled-back version of the 27th biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise.  RIMPAC organizers – the United States Navy – […]

Antoniette Yap, a millwright apprentice at Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Breton, cleans the 57mm barrel of HMCS Winnipeg’s main gun while conducting an inspection of naval ordnance.

FMF under the gun for RIMPAC readiness

  Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ It’s been all hands on deck lately at Fleet Maintenance Facility (FMF) Cape Breton to get HMCS Winnipeg ready for the upcoming RIMPAC 2020 exercise and an overseas deployment afterwards. Their ultimate goal is to get the Halifax-class frigate into a state of high readiness level 3 by the end […]

Senior engineer watchkeeper students resume classroom instruction at Naval Fleet School (Pacific) on June 22. Schools are opening up at bases across the country as part of a gradual re-opening plan. Photo by Corporal Jay Naples, MARPAC Imaging Services

Unprecedented times – gradual training restart

  Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ Training for military members has started up with a gradual, phased re-opening of facilities across the country. The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), through the Naval Personnel and Training Group (NPTG), has reactivated its Naval Training System (NTS) in the first of a four-phase, conditions-based restart plan in accordance with public […]

Lookout Newspaper July 6 2020

Volume 65, Issue 26, July 6, 2020

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