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A/SLt Kayvan Aflaki stands with a landmark signpost at Captain Arturo Prat Base, a Chilean Antarctic research station located on Greenwich Island, after completing a replenishment with the crew members of Chilean offshore patrol vessel Marinero Fuentealba. Photo: ST Felipe Olea.

RCN sailor traverses the Antarctic waters with the Chilean Navy

A/SLt Kayvan Aflaki, NWO  —  As a Naval Warfare Officer with the Royal Canadian Navy, my career has involved sailing Canada’s territorial waters, but nothing could have prepared me for the extraordinary journey that unfolded in November 2023—an expedition to Antarctica as an attaché to the Chilean Navy.  This unique opportunity, through a program called Regulus designed to […]

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Retired NWO launches epic motorcycle adventure

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — A local retired Naval Warfare Officer and his wife sold their house, car, and 90 per cent of their worldly possessions to embark on the trip of a lifetime. “As the departure date gets closer, it’s getting real, and we are both very excited as the countdown continues,” said Angela Greer. Angela […]