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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.

Riders prevail despite soggy weather

Riders prevail despite soggy weather

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ Steady rain and cold temperatures forced a brief suspension of the Wounded Warriors Highway of Heroes Bike Ride B.C., but in the end didn’t thwart the cyclists from achieving their goal. Approximately 35 riders took part in the two-day, 240-kilometre journey from Langley to Victoria on Aug. 25 and 26. Their […]

A team of eight divers from Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) assisted OEX Recovery Group on its Raise the Arrow project from Aug. 8 to 10. Divers inspected sites in Lake Ontario that were identified as possible resting places for free-flight test models of the Avro CF-105 Arrow. Photo by OEX Recovery Group

Atlantic Fleet Divers aid in Avro Arrow hunt

Ryan Melanson, Trident Newspaper ~ Members of Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) recently lent their support to help recover a piece of Canadian military and aviation history. A team of eight divers from FDU(A) drove to Lake Ontario to join OEX Recovery Group on its Raise the Arrow project from Aug. 8 to10. Now in the second […]

Volume 63, Issue 35, September 4, 2018

Volume 63, Issue 35, September 4, 2018

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MARPAC takes proactive approach to fentanyl crisis via special training sessions

MARPAC takes proactive approach to fentanyl crisis

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ Maritime Forces Pacific (MARPAC) aspires to be a leader in organizational health and wellness by offering instruction to military and civilian DND employees on the proper procedures if they encounter a fentanyl overdose victim. The interactive one-hour training sessions are organized by the MARPAC Health and Wellness Strategy’s Addictions Free Living […]

I shutter to think: plan and adapt

I shutter to think: plan and adapt

M.X. Déry, Contributor ~ I love that almost everyone nowadays takes photos, but there are a number of you, and you know who you are, that commit every photography sin, and I shutter to think what people in the future will say about our walls of rubbish photos. I’ve ranted heavily about cell phones, but last […]

Leading Seaman Dany Nadeau

Sailor gives the gift of music

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ Guitarist Leading Seaman Dany Nadeau is striking a new chord by sharing his musical skill with the military community. Registration is now open to take 30-minute lessons from the 29-year-old, who has been strumming for over a decade. Teaching in a classroom setting at the Colwood Pacific Activity Centre is a […]

HMCS Ottawa sailors volunteer in Maui

HMCS Ottawa sailors volunteer in Maui

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ Members of HMCS Ottawa took time out from a day in paradise last week to build a new paradise, in the form of a meditation garden at Maui Hospice. The Canadian warship was headed to Los Angeles for Fleet Week and made a port visit at Hawaii’s second largest island after […]

CPO2 Robert Cook

Chief blows the whistle on lacrosse

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ Chief Petty Officer Second Class Robert Cook spent a few weeks this summer with a whistle between his teeth. He was one of 91 referees from around the world who officiated the 47-team quadrennial 2018 Men’s World Field Lacrosse Championship, July 12 to 21 in Netanya, Israel.  “It was my honour […]

Left to right: Maj Harris, Capt Poirier, SLt Leblanc, and CPO2 Tucker.

Military Police Officer gears up for Tour de Rock

SLt M.X. Déry, MARPAC PA ~ Military Police (MP) Officer SLt Antoine Leblanc, Officer Commanding Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (Pacific Region), has raised over $4,000 for pediatric cancer while training for the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock ride in September. Over the last few weeks, SLt Leblanc has participated in two spin-a-thons, most recently […]

Participants from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria were joined by Pacific Fleet Club Executive committee members and HMCS Victoria and HMCS Chicoutimi crew members.

Youth tour submarine, warship

SLt M.X. Déry, MARPAC PA Office ~ Six “littles”, as they are affectionately known, from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria were accompanied by four adult mentors and family members on an unusual sightseeing tour last week. The youth had the rare opportunity to venture down into the submarine HMCS Chicoutimi and walk the decks of […]