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What are you reading? Life on board HMCS Saskatoon during Operation CARIBBE

A boatswain onboard HMCS SASKATOON


The tropical heat has settled like a wet wool blanket over the ship and the Weapons Engineering Technician is wedged into a small sliver of shade on the sweep deck, avidly reading a paperback on his break. “Have you read Ready Player One? One of the boatswains gave it to me; I just can’t put it down.”

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Commodore Craig Baines and Leading Seaman Tyler Bested

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Bravo Zulu to Leading Seaman Tyler Bested, a Naval Combat Information Operator (NCI OP) from Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Halifax, who is the 2015 Canadian Fleet Atlantic Sailor of the Year. This award is presented to a deserving non-commissioned member and recognizes exceptional dedication to the Fleet.

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Navy members clean-up at CAF Sports Awards ceremony

Bravo Zulu to three members of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) team who distinguished themselves by achieving the highest levels in their respective sports, leading to individual recognition for each at the 2015 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) National Sports Awards ceremony.

Master Corporal Michael Bastien

Imagery Technician a master storyteller

Bravo Zulu to Master Corporal Michael Bastien, who goes above and beyond as an Imagery Technician at Maritime Forces Pacific in Esquimalt, BC. Thanks to his outstanding imagery and dedication to his trade, MCpl Bastien has won the inaugural Military Photographers Achievement Award in the Canadian Armed Forces Photo Contest.


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