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<strong>Once in a blue moon: </strong><em>Climbing Mount Fuji in Japan overnight</em>

Once in a blue moon: Climbing Mount Fuji in Japan overnight

‘Once in a blue moon’ is an expression that rarely coincides with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and an actual blue moon. In this case, a lucky few of His Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Ottawa and Vancouver’s crew  climbed Mount Fuji’s summit during August’s second full moon: coincidentally, a ‘super blue moon’.

<strong>Starting the next deployment on the right note</strong>

Starting the next deployment on the right note

Peter MallettStaff Writer The halls of HMCS Ottawa will soon come alive with the sound of music. The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) warship and crew are alongside in Dockyard these days, making final preparations for their Indo-Pacific deployment Operation (Op) Horizon later this summer. As the crew stores the vessel with provisions, two of the […]

<strong>Commencer le prochain déploiement sur une bonne note</strong>

Commencer le prochain déploiement sur une bonne note

Le navire de guerre de la Marine royale canadienne (MRC) et son équipage sont à quai ces jours-ci à l’arsenal, où ils effectuent les derniers préparatifs en vue de leur déploiement indo-pacifique dans le cadre de l’opération Horizon, qui aura lieu plus tard cet été.

Photo: Corporal (Cpl) Jay Naples, MARPAC Imaging Services, Esquimalt

Raven Program takes flight again

Kateryna Bandura Editor — The Raven Indigenous Summer Program is back this year with a few major revamps. Not only are half of this year’s staff women, but two staff members have Indigenous backgrounds. Such diversity brings unique experiences and perspectives, said Petty Officer First Class (PO1) Michelle Howell, Raven’s Program Coordinator. “This not only gives […]

thriving business

Sailor turns hobby into thriving business

Sonar Supervisor PO2 Adam Coolidge is just weeks away from hanging up his navy combats for good and leaving the tight knit naval community.  But he won’t be floundering when he immerses himself into the civilian world. The sailor has created his own business and its already proving a success. With the skills attained through […]