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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.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth presented a Royal Banner to the Canadian Armed Forces Legal Branch

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth presented a Royal Banner to the Canadian Armed Forces Legal Branch

DND–– It was a banner day for members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Legal Branch as they virtually engaged with Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Colonel-in-Chief of the CAF Legal Branch on June 22 for a formal presentation of a Royal Banner by the Queen. “It was my honour and pleasure to have received this Royal Banner […]

Sailor Profile: S1 Jesse Gisborne

Sailor Profile: S1 Jesse Gisborne

Sailor 1st Class (S1) Jesse Gisborne, a Clearance Diver from Fleet Diving Unit (Pacific), is deployed on Operation Unifier supporting Exercise Sea Breeze 21 in Odesa, Ukraine.  Raised in Abbotsford, B.C., and a local of Victoria, S1 Gisborne, has always dreamt about travelling the world and living a life of adventure. “I was a young man searching for adventure on […]

Aviation, aerospace scholarships up for grabs

Aviation, aerospace scholarships up for grabs

Peter MallettStaff Writer–– The Royal Canadian Air Force Foundation is currently offering 20 scholarships for youth aiming for careers in the aviation or aerospace sectors. Scholarships are valued at $1,000 each and are designed to encourage students towards careers in science, technology, engineering, and math studies (STEM) or the aviation or aerospace industry. Deadline to […]

Two sailors aboard HMCS Winnipeg describe their experiences during Intermediate Multiship Readiness Training as a Bridge Watch Keeper under training.

Two sailors aboard HMCS Winnipeg describe their experiences during Intermediate Multiship Readiness Training as a Bridge Watch Keeper under training.

An Unusual Alarm Clock SLt Nic BellHMCS Winnipeg–– Being awoken by the general alarm at 0400 coming through the PA is certainly an unusual alarm clock. I hop out of my rack, lit by red light, in a space shared with five others, three of whom are casualty clearers and two rescue swimmers (including myself). […]

Farewell Message from the Base Commander

Farewell Message from the Base Commander

It’s still hard for me to believe, but this will be my last update as Base Commander before my Change of Command on July 15.  It has been an honour to serve in this role and to work alongside so many talented professionals here at the base and within the local community and I would […]

Decades old mortar at Fort Rodd Hill removed by military

Decades old mortar at Fort Rodd Hill removed by military

Peter MallettStaff Writer–– A Second World War-era mortar found at Fort Rodd Hill has been safely destroyed by two Clearance Divers of Fleet Diving Unit Pacific. The item was discovered by a groundskeeper while clearing underbrush near the perimeter of the Parks Canada facility on the morning of June 28. The explosive device was in […]

HMCS Calgary helps protect the environment during much-appreciated visit to Diego Garcia

HMCS Calgary helps protect the environment during much-appreciated visit to Diego Garcia

Capt Jeff KlassenHMCS Calgary–– After five months of being in a COVID-free social bubble, the crew of HMCS Calgary finally got a real port visit when they visited the small British Indian Ocean Territory Island of Diego Garcia, home to United States Navy Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia. The crew had visited a few foreign […]

Volume 66, Issue 27, July 12, 2021

Volume 66, Issue 27, July 12, 2021

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New Canada Army Run shirt design sets the tone for virtual edition

New Canada Army Run shirt design sets the tone for virtual edition

CFMWS–– In a few months, the Canada Army Run Virtual will kick off its 2021 edition. For the second year in a row, the run won’t begin at the Canadian War Museum nor in Canada’s Capital, Ottawa, but rather, anywhere and everywhere as it is virtual. Being part of this event is exciting; however, it […]

Seeking the families of Canadian Army soldiers missing in Korea

Seeking the families of Canadian Army soldiers missing in Korea

The Department of National Defence  (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the families of 16 Canadian Army soldiers who went missing during the Korean War in the 1950s. The 16 soldiers went missing in action between Oct. 11, 1951, and July 12, 1953. Their remains are presumably located […]