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    We are Family Dance

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Radar, the Esquimalt Military and Family Resource Centre’s (MFRC) mascot, looks forward to a good boogie woogie with you! On March 11, all military and veteran-connected families are invited to celebrate families of all kinds and honour military-connected children at the ‘We Are Family’ dance, hosted by the Esquimalt MFRC. “This is a wonderful opportunity to acknowledge the military-connected community, a chance to have fun and meet other families,” said Jackie Carle, Esquimalt MFRC Executive Director. “It is about families of all types having fun together and being recognized for their support.” She said the dance…

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    Putting the ‘why’ to the ‘how’: COPS II

    Reading Time: < 1 minute What measures should a Maritime Coastal Defence Vessel (MCDV) crew put up to deter a potential attack from pirates? This is the type of simulated operations seven Naval Reservists from Quebec trained in during a…

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    Shoot Like A Girl podcast says you can too

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Master Sailor (MS) Kate Gouthro loves listening to podcasts, but remembers saying she could never start a podcast because she is an introvert. Now, as a host of a women-centric podcast, she loves what she…

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    HMCS Ottawa hosts Lion’s share of Christmas

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Christmas cookies crumble onto HMCS Ottawa’s deck as seven daze-eyed children observe Sailor First Class (S1) Deryck Kent, a Marine Technician, in the Machinery Control Room (MCR). “This is what makes the ship run,” he…

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    NAVRES Western Region holds Small Boat Exercise

    Reading Time: < 1 minute The Western Region of the Naval Reserves (NAVRES) held a simulated training scenario of maritime drug interdiction operations for the first time ever. The Small Boat Exercise (SBEX) was held Nov. 19-20 in English Bay…

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    HMCS Corner Brook dives towards returning to the fleet

    Reading Time: < 1 minute HMCS Corner Brook, one of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) submarines, completed the well-anticipated Camber Dive in October. The trial marks a milestone in the next stage of its Tiered Readiness Program. “The dive tests…