Feature Articles

HMCS Nanaimo aids in drug seizure

HMCS Nanaimo helped the United States Coast Guard seize 478 kilograms of cocaine from a suspect vessel in the eastern Pacific Ocean on Oct. 31...
November 16, 2017

ATF Romania focuses on training while maintaining high-alert posture

Deployed in late August 2017 to Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, the ATF assumed responsibility from the British Royal Air Force for NATO’s enhanced air policing mission.
November 16, 2017

RCN recognizes 95-year-old survivor of HMCS Louisburg sinking

The naval veterans who served so valiantly during the Second World War have not been forgotten, and that includes 95-year-old retired Chief Petty Officer Ernie Pain...
November 9, 2017

Canadian ‘Devil’s Brigade’ members honoured

It was a small force: just 1,800 men. And yet, during the Second World War, it earned a level of respect that belied its size by taking several difficult objectives others could not.
November 7, 2017

RCAF’s Honorary Colonel Loreena McKennitt releases Vimy tribute song

The single, entitled “Breaking of the Sword”, was inspired during HCol McKennitt’s participation in the 100th anniversary of the historic Battle of Vimy Ridge.
November 6, 2017

Canadian Leaders at Sea program engages women

The Royal Canadian Navy is engaging female leaders from business, industry and sport. HMCS Winnipeg recently welcomed 12 influential Canadian women aboard...
November 3, 2017

Flight Lieutenant Colton “burns bright” in memory

Flight Lieutenant John Colton lives on in the hearts and minds of those who knew and loved him. And now his memory has been captured in stunning artwork by Mr. Jean Lacroix…
November 2, 2017

Future Airpower: Trends and Implications for Canadian Special Operations Forces Command

Uniquely poised to respond to irregular and asymmetric threats, CANSOFCOM requires an increase in joint interoperability and capability development with the RCAF…
October 27, 2017

Enhanced naval boarding party on HMCS Charlottetown trains with Royal Danish Navy

This combined training with our Danish counterparts expands our team’s way of thinking and problem solving, while allowing us to see challenges in the maritime environment...
October 24, 2017

Operation HAMLET: 13 years of supporting peace in Haiti

Canadian Armed Forces members gathered at the Canadian embassy in Haiti for a ceremony on October 12 officially marking the end of Operation HAMLET.
October 17, 2017


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