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  • Jackie Carlé, Esquimalt Military Family and Resource Centre (EMFRC) Executive Director, introduced Her Royal Highness (HRH), Princess Anne, to the EMFRC staff, Board of Directors and families during HRH’s visit to Victoria in May. Photo supplied

    A Royal Encounter

    Kate Bandura, Lookout Editor — As I stood in the presence of Her Royal Highness, I couldn’t help but be flooded with memories of the first time I met her a decade ago. It was a crisp Remembrance Day morning when I had the privilege of escorting Princess Anne to the National War Memorial in Ottawa […]

  • Jackie Carlé, Esquimalt Military Family and Resource Centre (EMFRC) Executive Director, introduced Her Royal Highness (HRH), Princess Anne, to the EMFRC staff, Board of Directors and families during HRH’s visit to Victoria in May. Photo supplied

    Une rencontre royale

    Kate Bandura, Rédacteur en chef de Lookout  —  En présence de Son Altesse Royale, je n’ai pu m’empêcher de me remémorer la première fois que je l’ai rencontrée, il y a une dizaine d’années. Par une fraîche matinée du jour du Souvenir, j’ai eu le privilège d’escorter la princesse Anne au Monument commémoratif de guerre […]

  • Members of FMF Cape Breton’s Surface Weapons Work Centre, Shop 162A, gather for a group photograph in front of the quick-firing 12-pounder gun located at Black Rock Naval Battery in HMC Dockyard. Photo: Peter Mallett/Lookout Newspaper

    Les magasins de la FMF ont fait leur marque pour la salve royale de 21 coups de canon

    Peter Mallett, Rédacteur en chef — Perché au sommet d’une falaise de la batterie navale de Black Rock, un équipage de neuf canons de l’École navale (Pacifique) a tiré la traditionnelle salve de 21 coups de canon avec une précision d’expert. Le tonnerre a résonné dans le […]

  • Members of FMF Cape Breton’s Surface Weapons Work Centre, Shop 162A, gather for a group photograph in front of the quick-firing 12-pounder gun located at Black Rock Naval Battery in HMC Dockyard. Photo: Peter Mallett/Lookout Newspaper

    FMF shops hit their mark for royal 21-gun salute

    Peter Mallett, Staff Writer  —  Perched atop a bluff at Black Rock Naval Battery, a nine-member gun crew of Naval Fleet School (Pacific) fired off the traditional 21-gun salute with expert precision. The thunderous roar echoed across the Esquimalt Harbour for Princess Anne’s visit last month. The five-pound blank casing shells detonated from the barrels of three Quick-Firing 12-pounder, 12 […]

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