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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.

Members of HMCS Uganda and HMCS Quebec Veterans Association pose for a group shot during a tour of HMCS Ottawa, Sept. 16, 2016. Photo by Peter Mallett, Lookout

Veterans association holds last reunion at CFB Esquimalt

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ They reminisced, raised a tot of rum and then said their heartfelt farewells as members of HMCS Uganda and HMCS Quebec Veterans’ Association held their final reunion at the Base from Sept. 16-18. Fourteen veterans and 16 of their family members travelled from across Canada for one last weekend to […]

Photo by Corporal Kenneth Galbraith

Exercise CUTLASS FURY

Ships involved with Exercise Cutlass Fury gather in formation, led by the U.S. Ship Perry and HMCS Fredericton Sept. 18.

Members of the then named Canadian Forces Personnel Support Agency, now the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Service, pose outside their headquarters in Ottawa in 1996. The organization is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. Photo courtesy of CFMWS

CFMWS celebrates 20th anniversary

CFMWS ~ This year, Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) is celebrating 20 years of unrelenting dedication to helping Canadian Armed Forces members and their families with services that are tailored to handle many unique aspects of the military lifestyle. It was on Sept. 3, 1996, that the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the […]

Photo by Cpl Chris Ringius, Formation Imaging Services Halifax

Exercise CUTLASS FURY

HMCS Windsor participates in Exercise Cutlass Fury Sept. 18.

HeroWork volunteers swing their pick axe and shovels while performing landcaping work as part of their Radical Renovation of the Rainbow Kitchen on the grounds of the Esquimalt United Church. Photo by Tom Gore, HeroWork

Military and community come together for radical renovation

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ Military personnel and civilians worked side-by-side battling wet and muddy conditions during the opening weekend of a massive renovation project at Esquimalt’s Rainbow Kitchen. The $500,000 ‘Radical Renovation’ being carried out by local non-profit charity HeroWork, at the Esquimalt United Church facility on Admirals Road, kicked off on the evening […]

Photo by MCpl Chris Ward, MARPAC Imaging Services

His Royal Highness

His Royal Highness Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, inspects the honour guard at the British Columbia Legislature Building on the first day of his tour of Western Canada, Sept. 24.

Defence Team News, Sept. 26, 2016

Defence Team News, Sept. 26, 2016

Enjoy the view of the September 26 episode of Defence Team News as we drop-in on the commemoration of a historic WWII parachute jump.

Defence Team News, Sept. 19, 2016

Defence Team News, Sept. 19, 2016

Watch the September 19 episode of Defence Team News as we take aim at the CAF Small Arms Concentration.

A message from the Base Commander: NDWC C2016

A message from the Base Commander: NDWC C2016

I remain very pleased to continue on in the role of Chair for your 2016 National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC).  It is inspiring to be part of such a dedicated team of volunteers and donors! Having had the opportunity to serve as your Chair for two full campaigns, I can tell you from experience […]

Volume 61, Issue 39, September 26, 2016

Volume 61, Issue 39, September 26, 2016

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