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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.

Tritons

Tritons find solace in Slo-Pitch return

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — The Esquimalt Tritons capped off their return to the baseball diamond with a third-place finish at the Canadian Armed Forces National Men’s Slo-Pitch Championship in Edmonton, Sept. 19 to 23. 3 Wing Bagotville defeated Esquimalt 15-5 in the tournament semi-final on Sept. 22, knocking the Tritons out of medal contention. Since […]

Mark Nelson

Jackspeak – Superstitions

Long before there was a Navy, mariners were prone to believe in superstitions deemed to bring either good luck or misfortune. Superstitions still exist today, and whether they carry any veracity is simply a matter of opinion. For example, sailors tend to avoid clinking glasses in a toast as there is a superstition that when […]

Base Commander's Golf Tournament

Base Commander’s Golf Tournament tees off

Lookout Staff — The 8th Annual Base Commander’s Golf Tournament teed off in full swing last Wednesday morning, Sept. 28, at the Olympic View Golf Club, hosted by Captain (Navy) Jeff Hutchinson, Base Commander at CFB Esquimalt. The sold-out event featured a performance from the Naden Band, 18 holes of golf, and a shower of […]

Robert Roos

Life as a Fitness, Sports, and Recreation Coordinator on board an HMC ship

Robert Roos, HMCS Vancouver, FSR Coordinator — Have you ever run, squatted, or done push-ups on a floor that shifts beneath your feet? I hadn’t until two months ago when I joined HMCS Vancouver on deployment. I am the ship’s Fitness, Sports, and Recreation (FSR) Coordinator. My job involves leading group fitness classes, writing individual training […]

HMCS Winnipeg

HMCS Winnipeg runs for the Burn Fund

Kateryna Bandura, Lookout Editor — H MCS Winnipeg raised over $2,900 for the Manitoba Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund on deployment to the Indo-Pacific. “It goes to show all things are possible with the right perspective, adaptability, and perseverance,” said Petty Officer Second Class (PO2) Derek Wilkinson, organizer of the run. HMCS Winnipeg’s crew adopted the Firefighters Burn […]

Lookout Newspaper, Issue 39, October 3, 2022

Volume 67, Issue 39, October 3, 2022

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Alberta Naval Museum

Meet the Director of the Naval Museum of Alberta

Lookout staff — Eric Kahler has been the Director of the Naval Museum of Alberta (NMA) for five years. He is a naval veteran with over 41 years of service. Bradley Froggatt is the museum’s Curator and has been with the NMA for over seven years. He has more than 25 years of naval service. What can you tell us […]

Mark Nelson

Rounding the Horn

Mark Nelson, Contributor — Rounding the horn is meant to describe the event where a ship goes beneath Cape Horn at the southern tip of South America. Crossing from Atlantic to Pacific, or vice versa, is a perilous passage due to inclement weather and notorious williwaw winds, which are unexpected gusts that plunge from a mountainous […]

FDU(P)

FDU(P): Behind the scenes and under water

Kateryna Bandura, Lookout Editor — Graduates and instructors of the most recent Clearance Divers and Clearance Diving Officers class at Fleet Diving Unit (Pacific) (FDU(P)) memorialized their graduation with an underwater photo shoot. “The course photo is definitely a memorable event that everyone enjoys,” said Lieutenant (Navy) Demetris Mousouliotis, Operations Officer at FDU(P). […]