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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.

RCN launches new sea service cap

RCN launches new sea service cap

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has released a new, more comfortable peaked cap for its sailors. “The new cap has a flexible oval frame to better accommodate different head sizes, which makes it more adaptable for everyone,” says Chief Petty Officer 1st Class (CPO1) David Steeves, Command Chief Petty Officer of the Royal Canadian Navy.  […]

PCT Renard garners attention downtown

PCT Renard garners attention downtown

SLt Wilson HoUPAR – HMCS Vancouver–– PCT Renard 58 was on the move last week when it made its way from Esquimalt Harbour to Point Hope Maritime Shipyard on Oct. 1 for a scheduled docking work period (DWP). The DWP will be an extensive overhaul for the vessel.  It will be lifted out of the […]

Veteran Recounts Battle of the Atlantic

Veteran Recounts Battle of the Atlantic

Peter MallettStaff Writer–– During the Second World War, Norman Pimlott served as a naval gunner onboard His Majesty’s Canadian Ships Gatineau (1942), Saskatoon (1943), and Trois-Rivières (1944).  Afterwards, he raised a family, built a successful life as a businessman, was employed with the Department of Veterans Affairs as Chairman of the Pension Review Board of […]

Air Cadets remediate Belmont Park environment

Air Cadets remediate Belmont Park environment

Peter MallettStaff Writer–– Armed with gloves and garbage bags a team of air cadets completed a cleanup of Belmont Park military housing community on Oct. 4. On a bright, sunny fall morning they took to the streets and tree lines of the West Shore neighbourhood for more than three hours, recovering approximately 25 garbage bags […]

Cheque mate!

Cheque mate!

Ashley EvansFMFCB–– The team at Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Breton (FMFCB) pride themselves on their ability to meet any challenge and produce consistently excellent results. Projects vary but regardless of their size or complexity the managers and tradespeople of FMFCB have the range of knowledge and skill to rise to the occasion. Thus, when NETE Senior […]

HMCS Harry DeWolf completes maiden voyage through the Northwest Passage

HMCS Harry DeWolf completes maiden voyage through the Northwest Passage

SLt Wilson HoUPAR – HMCS Vancouver–– On the first weekend of October 2021, HMCS Harry DeWolf successfully completed the historic Northwest Passage voyage from Halifax to Vancouver. Early Friday morning, the ship arrived at the Burrard Dry Dock Pier, at the Lonsdale waterfront in North Vancouver. It was a momentous occasion, as it had been […]

Defence Team celebrates National Coming Out Day

Defence Team celebrates National Coming Out Day

Peter MallettStaff Writer–– The Defence Community at Maritime Forces Pacific is preparing to celebrate National Coming Out Day on October 11th during the week of this issue’s publication. The event is a catalyst and will be a turning point in the life of at least one RCN member.  National Coming Out Day is an annual event […]

NDWCC Kickoff

NDWCC Kickoff

At a ceremony presided by Capt(N) Jeff Hutchinson, Commander CFB Esquimalt, the Maritime Forces Pacific Defence Community launched its 2021 National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC) on Oct. 5 at the Chiefs and Petty Officers’ Mess.  The event entailed the traditional pancake breakfast and inspirational speeches. This year’s kick-off was a success despite limitations on in-person participation resulting […]

Volume 66, Issue 40, October 12, 2021

Volume 66, Issue 40, October 12, 2021

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CFB Halifax barber hangs up her clippers

CFB Halifax barber hangs up her clippers

Joanie VeitchTrident Newspaper–– After 38 years doing military haircuts at CFB Halifax, Christine Goodridge is packing up her clippers. On Sept. 22, she retired from her position as barber at CFB Halifax. She got her start as a military barber in late summer 1983. To put how long ago that was into context, Return of […]