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  • Sailor First Class Marianne Mojica

    Canadian Navy’s 10 o’clock soup tradition

    “Please, sir, I want some more… soup” S1 Marianne Mojica,  HMCS Regina — Savouring hot soup at 10 a.m. on a ship is something that every sailor is familiar with in the Royal Canadian Navy. While researching the 10 o’clock soup tradition, I found some archival photos, such as the one from HMCS Restigouche, the lead […]

  • Peacekeeper Memorial

    Remembering Canada’s fallen peacekeepers

    Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — Members of Victoria’s military paid tribute to Canadians who lost their lives in peacekeeping operations during the 30th Annual Peacekeepers Memorial Day Event at Esquimalt Memorial Park on Aug. 9. Chief Petty Officer Second Class (CPO2) (Retired) Chris Preston, a peacekeeping veteran, remembers the importance of Canada’s historic global […]

  • Search and Rescue

    Urban Search and Rescue Team completes monthly training

    SLt Wilson Ho, Urban Search and Rescue Team, MARPAC Public Affairs — The CFB Esquimalt’s Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Team completed its monthly training the last week of July at the USAR Training Compound near Naval Officer Training Centre (NOTC) Venture. “The USAR Team has been working on a variety of different urban rescue techniques, and […]

  • Navy Bike Ride

    Sailors roll out in Seattle – Navy Bike Ride

    Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — A recent Seattle visit provided a superb stop for the Navy Bike Ride of the HMCS Yellowknife crew. “I’m thrilled with the level of participation from Yellowknife, and I’m blessed with a dedicated and generous crew,” said Lieutenant-Commander (LCdr) James Brun, Yellowknife’s Commanding Officer (CO). “Our sailors have thoroughly been enjoying […]

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