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The Lookout Newspaper can trace its history back to April 1943 when CFB Esquimalt’s first newspaper was published. Since then, Lookout has grown into the award winning source for Pacific Navy News. Leading the way towards interactive social media reach, we are a community resource newspaper growing a world wide audience.

Special medal available to Second World War Veterans

Special medal available to Second World War Veterans

Since 2014 the Government of France has been awarding their highest medal, the Legion of Honour, to Canadian veterans that participated in the liberation of France in 1944. Many veterans have now received this great honour; however, many veterans may not even know it’s available. The Legion of Honour is a significant official medal equal […]

Photo by Cpl Carbe Orellana, MARPAC Imaging Services

POSEIDON CUTLASS

HMCS Winnipeg sails behind HMCS Ottawa as it fires its 57mm gun as part of a firing exercise during Poseidon Cutlass, Mar. 17.

LS Spencer Baldwin is at the helm of Sea Smoke, a Bavaria 38 Cruiser, during the Route Halifax Saint Pierre Ocean Race in 2016.

Halifax sailors set to re-create rush of offshore race

Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff ~ Being out at sea in HMCS Charlottetown is normally easy-peasy for LS Spencer Baldwin. But change out the warship for a racing sailboat, and then add 40-knot winds and a shorthanded crew to the mix, and easy-peasy is gone with the wind. That was the case last summer when LS […]

Photo by Cpl Carbe Orellana, MARPAC Imaging Services

POSEIDON CUTLASS

Crewmembers onboard HMCS Winnipeg discuss the refuelling at sea procedure, Mar. 9.

Former Su Casa rescue dog Boots looks up from the front door of a playhouse built for him by his owner in his new adopted home.

Sailors planning bright future for dog rescue centre

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ A Canadian Armed Forces member who spends her spare time caring for abandoned dogs at her Shawnigan Lake home has been told she has to move. The homeowner is putting the house up for sale and Petty Officer First Class (PO1) Alana Power and her dogs have to be out […]

Photo by LS Gariepy, MARPAC Imaging Services

POSEIDON CUTLASS

Rear-Admiral Art McDonald and Chief Petty Officer First Class Gilles Grégoire salute HMCS Winnipeg as she departs for Poseidon Cutlass, Mar. 6.

Members of the HMCS Ville de Québec ice canoe-racing team approach the finish line at the Québec Carnival Ice Canoe Race on Feb. 5. Photo by Cpl Eric Girard, Combat Camera

HMCS Ville de Quebec tackles ice canoe race

Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff ~ A team of daring sailors from HMCS Ville de Québec recently competed in what is becoming an annual event for the ship, the Carnaval de Québec Ice Canoe Race. The unique event sees up to 40 teams of five traverse nearly four kilometres of the frozen Saint Lawrence River in […]

Photo by Corporal Eric Girard, CF Combat Camera

HMCS Ville de Québec

Members of HMCS Ville de Québec’s ice canoe-racing team approach the finish line at the Québec Carnival Ice canoe race, Feb. 5.

LS Matt Corbett, a hull technician in Athabaskan, was presented the plaque from the ship’s Junior Rank Mess by CPO1 Fred McCrea, who came back to his former ship for the final day sail on Feb. 8. Photo by Cpl Tony Chand, FIS Halifax

Athabaskan’s final day sail with veterans

Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff ~ As the final crew of HMCS Athabaskan prepared to say goodbye to the storied ship, they took it out for a final day sail from Halifax Harbour with more than 100 special guests. Retired sailors, former personnel, and even a few former Commanding Officers took advantage of the Royal Canadian […]

Defence Team News – March 13, 2017

Defence Team News – March 13, 2017

This week’s Defence Team News: Ex Southern Breeze, the Canada Army Run, and recognizing Defence Team GCWCC Recognition Award recipients.