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Canadian Pilot Lands on Chilean Vessel

Canadian Pilot Lands on Chilean Vessel

Captain Simpson, from Ladner, B.C., has been flying with the Royal Canadian Air Force for seven years and has previous experience flying as an air cadet. This is also his second deployment on board an Canadian warship with the Cyclone. It was that experience he drew upon to help land on Almirante Lynch.

Reservist discovers rewards of the Sentinel Program

Reservist discovers rewards of the Sentinel Program

Peter Mallett Staff Writer  — The inspiration to join the Sentinel program has much to do with being a self-described ‘people’ person, says one of the newest Sentinels on the west coast. “If I think back to all the greatest experiences I have had in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), along with the worst experiences in […]

Naval Fleet School (Pacific) Conducts Demolition Trainings

Naval Fleet School (Pacific) Conducts Demolition Trainings

Kateryna Bandura Editor  — This past week, regular and reserve force boatswains from the west coast got to detonate explosives at the site of a former leper colony. Eleven students participated in demolition trainings on the Bentinck Island range June 27-30, under the watchful eye of highly trained instructors. The Rank Qualification Sailor Third Class (RQS3) […]

Defence Members Show Their Pride

Defence Members Show Their Pride

On June 26, five members of the Defence Team Pride Advisory Organization (DTPAO) and Positive Space Working Group attended the Victoria Pride Festival 2022 non-uniform, per the Victoria Pride Society’s request.

US coast guard vessel sails in front of Canadian MCDVs

Op Caribbe – Brandon, Whitehorse at-sea success

Lt(N) Greg Menzies, MARPAC Public Affairs – When HMC Ships Brandon and Whitehorse reached their area of responsibility during Operation Caribbe, they were ready to work with partners and make a difference in the fight against illicit narcotics in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. During the long transit south, both ships conducted sea training that was […]