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Minecraft: Operation OPEN SPIRIT 2018

– Canadian sailors, primarily from Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) spent two weeks working with NATO allies to search for, mark, and detonate unexploded ordnance in the Baltic Sea near Estonia

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HMCS St. John’s participated in the largest military exercise in Europe

– Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship St. John’s, along with other members of Standing NATO Maritime Group One, participated in Exercise JOINT WARRIOR 18 off the Northwest Coast of Scotland from April 23 to May 3, 2018.

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HMCS Glace Bay sailor hopes to reach others with story of depression, recovery

– A sailor in the MCDV fleet is sharing his story of battling with depression and suicidal thoughts, along with the story of his treatment and recovery, in hopes of reaching other CAF members who may be going through similar experiences.

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Battle of the Atlantic sacrifices remembered

– Each year on the first Sunday in May, Canada and its naval community commemorate those lost at sea during the Second World War.

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HMCS Whitehorse and Edmonton get three drug busts in two weeks on Operation CARIBBE

– The Canadian Armed Forces has contributed to the seizure of more than 85 tonnes of cocaine since Operation CARIBBE commenced in 2006 with the United States Joint Interagency Task Force South.

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Naval Security Team safeguards ships in foreign ports

– The safety of ships and sailors in foreign ports is top-of-mind for the flexible, scalable and dynamic team that recently deployed from Maritime Forces Pacific in Esquimalt, B.C., to Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Exchange officer from the Ivory Coast Navy gains a new RCN family

– For Sub-Lieutenant Lassina Traoré, a member of the Ivory Coast Navy, to spend five weeks sailing in HMCS Summerside to West Africa was a pretty big deal.

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RCN visits Liberia to promote peace, security and women’s empowerment

– Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Kingston and Summerside arrived in Monrovia, Liberia as part of Operation PROJECTION West Africa on February 28, 2018.

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Submarine celebrates achievements in the Asia-Pacific region

– By Darlene Blakeley Her Majesty’s Canadian Submarine (HMCS) Chicoutimi has piled up a lot of firsts on its lengthy deployment to the Asia-Pacific region. It’s the first time a Victoria-class submarine has deployed from the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) to the region; been deployed for so long – nearly 200 days; participated in the previously …

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HMC Ships Whitehorse and Edmonton deploy on Operation CARIBBE

– As they exited the harbour, they turned south to begin their two-month deployment on Operation CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to an international operation to stop illicit trafficking.

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