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Female Chief Petty Officers hope to inspire younger women

“To see a woman in a senior leadership position is a celebration, a testimony that it is possible.” These words from Chief Petty Officer 1st...

Navy nurse drilled into peacekeeper’s bone while airborne to save his life

When the call came over the radio that numerous UN soldiers had been injured and needed to be evacuated by helicopter, Lieutenant (Navy) Jennifer...

HMCS Fredericton latest ship to deploy on Op REASSURANCE

By Ryan Melanson The next chapter in the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN’s) ongoing commitment to Operation REASSURANCE got started on January 20 with Her Majesty’s...

Thankful for her mother’s sacrifice

In July 1999, at the age of 12 Keli Carneiro stepped off of a plane onto Canadian soil for the first time without knowing...

Inspired by his father, SLt Parris tackles challenges head-on

Black History Month is a time to recognize the achievements and contributions made by Black Canadians that helped Canada become the country that it...

HMCS Cabot sailors help neighbours in storm-ravaged St. John’s

Sailors from HMCS Cabot, the Naval Reserve Division in St. John’s, Nfld, have been knee-deep in snow this past week, helping their neighbours dig...

HMCS Whitehorse visits namesake city to share accomplishments

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Whitehorse recently sent a contingent of the ship’s company, including the Command team, to the City of Whitehorse for...

Diamond in the muck: harbour dredging unearths Royal Navy spyglass

By Peter Mallett A 19th century spyglass once owned by an officer of the Royal Navy (RN) is the latest notable historical artifact found during...

At Christmas, “A ship’s crew … maintains the traditions and atmosphere that members would...

“A ship is not a workplace; it is a way of life,” explains Petty Officer First Class (PO1) Curtis Penton. PO1 Penton has been a...

How the “brain of the ship” thinks – the Ops Room demystified

By Captain Jenn Jackson Located two decks below the bridge of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ottawa is a room with restricted access cloaked in...

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