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Farewell to the King!

– Over its 55 years of employment in Canada, the Sea King has served with multiple services and has changed significantly from its initial 1963 configuration.

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Sailor Profile: Petty Officer 1st Class Sebastien Rose

– Hometown: Brockville, Ontario Years of Service: 16 years Home Unit: HMCS Moncton Current Occupation: Coxswain on board HMCS Moncton Why did you join the Royal Canadian Navy?  I have been working in the marine industry my entire life. At the age of 19, I attained my Master Minor 60 Tonnage ticket and was employed with …

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Sailor Profile: Master Seaman Ryan Tenhaaf

– Hometown: Tilbury, ON Years of Service:  9.5 Years Home Unit: HMCS Moncton Current occupation and position: Naval Combat Information Operator and Senior Naval Combat Information Operator on board HMCS Moncton Why did you join the Royal Canadian Navy? I knew it would be a challenging career that would teach me discipline and new skills. Being …

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Indigenous young adults begin leadership opportunity year

– The Aboriginal Leadership Opportunity Year (ALOY) program will see the cadets participating in sports, field trips, leadership development, military training, cultural support activities, and individual learning plans.

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Sailing Operation PROJECTION

– Since leaving port on July 30, HMCS Calgary has already completed training exercises with ships from other navies and made one port visit. Read what’s next for the ship

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HMCS Ville de Québec completes exercise with Tunisian Navy during Operation REASSURANCE

– Sailors from HMCS Ville de Québec trained with two Tunisian ships while deployed on Operation REASSURANCE.

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Captain Nathan Cosman hunts submarines during RIMPAC

– Captain Nathan Cosman is an air combat systems officer (ACSO), working as the tactical coordinator for the CP-140 Aurora. He was part of the Aurora’s anti-submarine warfare work that was a critical component of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2018.

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Sailor Profile: Lieutenant (Navy) Olivia Clarke

– Hometown: Caledon East, Ontario Years of Service:  9 years Home Unit: HMCS Fredericton Current occupation and position: Naval Warfare Officer and Navigating Officer on board HMCS Moncton  Why did you join the Royal Canadian Navy? I joined the RCN to play soccer for the Royal Military College of Canada. What is the best part about …

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I Am LS Joseph Bowker

– A Naval Electronic Sensor Operator for the Royal Canadian Navy, LS Joseph Bowker is one of the many dedicated men and women across Defence working hard to implement the 111 initiatives of Canada’s Defence Policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged.

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Sailor Profile: Able Seaman Mike Chacon

– Home Unit: Personnel Coordination Centre Atlantic Hometown: London, Ontario Years of Service: 3.5 years Current Occupation and Position: Naval Communicator aboard HMCS Moncton Why did you join the RCN? I joined the navy to help Canadians and to better myself. I like working in a fast-paced environment that’s different every day. What is the best …

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