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<strong>Good news for deployed dad</strong>

Good news for deployed dad

Petty Officer Second Class (PO2) Kenneth Lorenzen was delighted to learn that his daughter Audrey is the recipient of a $1,000 bursary from the Royal Canadian Logistics Service (RCLS) Fund Bursary Program. The funds will assist in her post-secondary studies this fall.

Volume 68, Issue 31, August 8, 2023

Volume 68, Issue 31, August 8, 2023

In this week’s edition of #LookoutNavyNews: the Lookout’s Ship-to-Shore Industrial Tradeshow makes big splash at the Wurtele Arena, HMCS Venture hosts a Change of Command, Naval Reservist reflects upon his experiences with the Response Boat Tactical Operator Course with the Naval Security Team, and The New Groovement is getting ready to shake Langford up during the first-ever Anchors Away Arts and Music Festival.

Reservists ready for wildfire fight

Reservists ready for wildfire fight

Soldiers prepared to deploy as part of Operation Lentus to help combat several wildfires burning in the Central Interior region of British Columbia. A two-day S-100 Firefighting Course at CFB Esquimalt’s Urban Search and Rescue Training Centre on July 20 and 21 involved approximately 20 Army Reservists representing various branches of the 39 Canadian Brigade Group.

<strong>HMCS Corner Brook visits namesake city</strong>

HMCS Corner Brook visits namesake city

The Captain, Coxswain and three other members of HMC Submarine Corner Brook commemorated the 20th anniversary of the submarine’s commissioning by visiting the namesake city June 25-29.

<strong>New cohort of clearance divers set to graduate</strong>

New cohort of clearance divers set to graduate

“To provide High-Readiness Clearance Diving teams responsible for delivering Mine Countermeasures Diving, Maritime Explosive Ordnance Disposal and in-water maintenance and repair support worldwide on behalf of the CAF.” This is the mission statement of Fleet Diving Unit Pacific (FDU(P)), where for ten months, the candidates of Clearance Diver Course 0018 and Clearance Diving Officer Course 0020 have been pursuing the ultimate goal of becoming qualified Clearance Divers.

<strong>K9 team finds success in ‘Quake training</strong>

K9 team finds success in ‘Quake training

A team of internationally certified rescue dog handlers has completed their first training exercise with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).

<strong>Like cream </strong>rising to the surface!

Like cream rising to the surface!

Members of HMCS Corner Brook conducted the first West Coast submarine escape refresher training at the Naden Athletic Centre pool on July 12.

Working through lethargy in therapy

Working through lethargy in therapy

Lethargy works like quicksand; we don’t often realize we’re in it until we’ve begun to slowly sink into its impending depths. This psychological indolence when not intentionally attended to creates a negative unconscious pattern. Once it is formed it slips into other areas in our life, thus creating a habit. For example, we notice that we don’t have much motivation for our work, it’s lost its vibrancy for one reason or another, and our quality of work suffers. This sluggishness then begins to seep into being uninterested in our relationships, our parenting, and our self-care practices. 

Forgotten Sailors celebrated in a new book

Forgotten Sailors celebrated in a new book

A new Book of Remembrance featuring Second World War Naval Reservists has enriched the list of citizen sailors who made the ultimate sacrifice.

<strong>Les marins oubliés célébrés dans un nouveau livre</strong>

Les marins oubliés célébrés dans un nouveau livre

Le 100e anniversaire de la Réserve navale était un moment opportun pour rapatrier cette histoire dans les villes et les villages où ces marins ont grandi et commencé leur service naval, et pour créer un monument commémoratif durable “, a déclaré M. Wan.