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    HMCS Vancouver supports TAPA during RIMPAC 2022

      Lt(N) Michelle Scott, HMCS Vancouver Public Affairs Officer — HMCS Vancouver became the first Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) vessel to tactically launch a surface off-board passive decoy (SOPD) as part of electronic warfare (EW) tactics training during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022 exercise. “Electronic Warfare is, by far, the most effective defensive method […]

  • CFB Esquimalt museum highlights hand-made flag for National Peacekeepers' Day

    CFB Esquimalt museum highlights hand-made flag for National Peacekeepers’ Day

    CFB Esquimalt Public Affairs — In celebration of National Peacekeepers’ Day on August 9, the CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum is highlighting a unique handmade Korean War-era United Nations (UN) flag. The flag was donated by George Mannix, who handmade it in 1950 while serving as the Chief Yeoman of Signals in HMCS Sioux. […]

  • SAC badge

    New trade specialty badge arrives at Naval Fleet School (Pacific)

    Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — Sailors qualified to control aircraft onboard Navy ships will now be awarded the Royal Canadian Navy’s new Shipborne Air Controller (SAC) specialty skill badge. A helicopter on a web surrounded with crimson laurels – that’s the visual cue of not only the demanding qualifications and added workload, but also the NATO […]

  • New military book series underway

    New military book series underway

    Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — A pair of military veterans has launched a publishing company to share the stories of the military community, first responders, and their families. “Battle Rattle Press wants to celebrate the service, the sacrifice and the diversity of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and first responder community, and how each author incorporates […]

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