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Photo courtesy of HMCS Ottawa
A Korean orphan hams it up for the camera, donning this HMCS Ottawa sailor’s hat. Five sailors visited
an orphanage during their WestPloy visit to Busan, South Korea.
Orphans taste HMCS Ottawa’s good will
start. The best part about the expe-
Lt(N) Jim Smith
HMCS Ottawa rience was the children; even though
The best part about we spoke different languages, the
One of the hallmarks of the Royal the experience was the language of food was universal.
Canadian Navy is that no matter For a bunch of sailors from a
where in the world ships go, or
children; even though Canadian warship the end result
how busy an alongside program we spoke different turned out to be better than expect-
becomes, there are always people ed. The children loved the food.
willing to stop what they are doing languages, the language Following lunch, we ventured to
and lend a hand. of food was universal. the playroom, which had every-
thing a child could wish for: a
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The port stop at Busan, South
Korea, was no different. piano, ping pong tables, a Nintendo FROM INITIATION TO CLOSURE
On very short notice host ship We were met by 30 smiling and Wii, and enough musical instru-
ROKS Dae Joyeong asked if HMCS excited children and a few staff ments to make a band. The time
Ottawa sailors would accompany who were pleased to have help for went by much too quickly, and
a small group of their sailors to the afternoon. After brief introduc- before we knew it the day was over
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for a brief time, but it will be a day
Hartley, CPO2 Daniel Mason and
myself were happy to join our ROK
It appeared we were going to help
prepare lunch. that I and the others will keep in
Navy counterparts. Only five sailors The challenge was daunting at our memory for years to come - a September 29 & 30, 2011
could go because the orphanage first, but after a few moments of sea of smiling faces standing on the Victoria Executive Centre on Fort St.
was so small. nervous fidgeting we managed to stairs waving us farewell.
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4 • LOOKOUT September 6, 2011
matters of OPINION
WHO WE ARE Lookout asked this question following the announcement of the new Royal designation:
MANAGING EDITOR People Talk What do you think about the resurrection of the royal
Melissa Atkinson 250-363-3372
Ben Green 250-363-3130
Dawn Bennett 250-363-3672
Carmel Ecker 250-363-8033
Shelley Fox 250-363-8033
It means a lot. I think it’s It harkens back to our war I’m not really sure how I I think it’s great and a long I think it’s great. We’ve
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT something that reflects the history which is good, but feel about it. I understand time coming. It pays hom- been suffering for 40 years
Kate King 250-363-3014 history that we had as the I always felt the modern the history behind it but age to our vets and rein- under the tri-forces boon-
email@example.com RCN. It’s a symbol of prop- names were more forward I’ve never been royal. It forces our unique identity. doggle and it’s about time
er tradition and, to me, a looking. was the CN when I joined. we changed it back.
good thing. Personally, I’m neutral. Lt(N) Brent Carney
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PO1 Jason Gauthier CPO2 Derek Hays
Lt(N) Clayton Erickson CPO1 Peter Ford
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Published each Monday, under the authority
of Capt(N) Craig Baines, Base Commander.
Le LOOKOUT est publié tous les lundi, sous
Do you have the back-to-school blues?
l’égide du Capt(N) Craig Baines, Commandant Hugh Kruzel since the end of July, have been replaced At some point I will stop doing their
de la Base. Contributor with Christmas ads. laundry, (they have had the folding task
There is also that change of weather. since they could toddle), and worrying if
The editor reserves the right to edit, abridge
This week is the first day of school for Mornings are dark just a smidge longer. their homework is done.
or reject copy or advertising to adhere to
policy as outlined in CFA0 57.5. Views and many kids across the country. Last week I wore long pants for the first The day I take the big calendar off the
opinions expressed are not necessarily those For my two it marks the near comple- time in months, and I carried an umbrella. fridge will be a celebration I can assure
of the Department of National Defence. tion of years of weighty backpacks, lunch- When I was a kid, a trip to Eaton’s for you. Managing my own schedule is tough
Le Rédacteur se réserve le droit de modifier, boxes, drinks, mountains of running shoes, corduroy and new shoes was the signal my enough. Overlaying the commitments of
de condenser ou de rejeter les articles, and homework. It always felt like launch life of leisure was at an end. It seemed such the kids just adds enough complexity to
photographies, ou annonces plublicitaires
date. It was as if I too was heading into a a surprise that school was just days away. make my head spin.
pour adhérer à l’0AFC57.5. Les opinions
et annonces exprimées dans le journal ne new year. The mad scramble to fit in dental appoint- What will you do that first day they are
réflètent pas nécéssairement le point de vue Hannah is now in Grade 10 and Niko ments or haircuts was another feature of gone?
du MDN. is facing his last semester of high school. the loom of Labour Day. I suggest calling a friend now and orga-
The pressure is on to do his personal best And what about adjusting to an early nizing a coffee date. The clean up mess
for scholarships and awards. What he will rise? Especially teens who have set their of summer, and camps, and travel, can
tackle after January has not been sorted own agenda since school’s end. wait another day. It is time for parents to
out, but it may be a time of rich opportu- Will I pack lunch for Hannah? I’ve done breathe deeply and get ready for the notes
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HMCS OTTAWA: SOUTH KOREA VISIT Base Taxi Service
for Naden, Dockyard & Work Point Taxi
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Try to use Base Rounders before calling the Base Taxi.
Lt(N) Jim Smith tude to taste the insects. AB For military-related appointments/meetings on base.
HMCS Ottawa Allison-Ryan could only eat
Only one member one and said she would likely
of the group had never have them again. Military & RCMP
Nearly 40 crew members Relocation Specialist
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their second day in South
the fortitude to the road the group arrived 17 Years Experience
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Korea travelling the entire taste the insects.
length of the country in order Nations checkpoint, which 10 Personal Transfer
to visit the Demilitarized
AB Allison-Ryan all travellers are required to Relocations
Zone (DMZ) that separates could only eat pass through before heading Strong Negotiator
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Those who were up for As the bus entered Seoul The tour included the
the challenge saw a majes- the rain subsided and the sun Freedom House, built by
tic countryside and a border brighten up the gloomy day. the South Korean govern- Dial-A-Law
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fields that dotted the edges souvenirs before continuing overlooks the North Korean
of the raised highway. For on. There was a traditional countryside with a clear view
those who had never been to Korean restaurant where of the North Korean propa-
Korea before, the landscape many experienced their first ganda city of Kijŏng-dong.
was unexpected; as far as the taste of authentic Korean The experience was truly
eye could see were large hills food, including a variety a highlight of Ottawa’s port
with highways cut through of insects cooked near the visit to Busan, South Korea,
them creating tunnel after entrance. Only one member and it more than made up
tunnel. of the group had the forti- for the marathon bus ride.
Photo courtesy of HMCS Ottawa
HMCS Ottawa exercises with one of South Korea’s military ships prior to a
port visit to Busan.
6 • LOOKOUT September 6, 2011
Experience in the bank
■ Lessons learned available online
Ben Green the CF Maritime Warfare
Staff writer Centre. “If it’s information
KMS will become that can be useful, especially
Each year, the Canadian the CF one-stop- from a lessons observed to
Forces conducts global and a lessons learned aspect, it
domestic exercises and oper-
shopping site for could be and should be put
ations. At the end of these all personnel to up on KMS.”
events, experiences, lessons Classified data refers to
learned and information is view and hopefully documents that are available
gathered in an after-action research whatever through the Consolidated
report. Secret Network
These reports are now it is they are Infrastructure (CSNI), while
accessible online in an looking for. Unclassified data refers to
internal system called the documents available through
Knowledge Management -PO1 Steve Marsh the Defence Wide Area net-
System (KMS). Tactical, Lessons Learned coordinator work (DWAN). PO1 Marsh
strategic, and observational says they try to encour-
information can be accessed start menu at most bases. age the addition of mostly
by any CF member wish- The application was designed Unclassified documents
ing to emulate or improve to provide CF members with since the vast majority of
upon the outcomes of their access to knowledge gathered CF personnel can only access get better.” KMS to be used as a gripe the information should be
predecessors. from experiences gained in DWAN data. KMS encompasses infor- session database or dumping worthwhile, pertinent, and
The main tool used with- operations and exercises and “KMS will become the CF mation from all three ser- ground,” adds PO1 Marsh. have a lesson learned/identi-
in the CF Lessons Learned allows staff officers to iden- one-stop-shopping site for vices – land, sea, and air – and “Legitimate and useful infor- fied concept. For those inter-
community is LL KMS tify lessons and apply the LL all personnel to view and aims to ensure accountabil- mation on a lesson learned- ested in viewing documents
(Lessons Learned Knowledge process in order to provide hopefully research whatever ity through observation. Its type vein is what we suggest in KMS, visit http://kms.
Management System). After the CF with a lessons learned. it is they are looking for,” he mission is to take any ques- and try to adhere to.” kingston.mil.ca/kms/Default.
several years as a project, “Mainly it’s Classified says. “Speaking on the naval tions raised from the obser- While anyone with a aspx, which is also available
KMS is now under the and Unclassified Post side, we have engineering vations, analyze them leading DWAN or CSNI account via the CMS, MARPAC, and
Operational Authority of Deployment Reports (PDR), periodic letters from all the to subsequent changes, and can access the KMS data- MARLANT homepages.
CFWC and maintained and After Action Reviews (AAR), ships in there, and of course disseminate the results to the base, to upload information For more information on
supported by ADM IM as Post Exercise Reports, the post exercise/operation appropriate audiences. you must have a separate the CF Maritime Warfare
the Technical Authority. etcetera, but it’s certainly type information. There are However, the site is not account administered by the Centre Lessons Learned,
KMS is located within the not limited to those,” says many other items as well; there for people to post per- CF Warfare Centre who cur- visit http://marcom-comar.
baseline programming on PO1 Steve Marsh, Lessons keep in mind this is still in its sonal grievances. rently oversee the site. The mil.ca/cfmwc-cgnfc/lesl-lesl/
DWAN and CSNI on the Learned coordinator with infancy, so it will grow and “We definitely do not want only uploading restriction is default-eng.asp.
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PO1 Corey Lange (front left), SLt Jackie Geiger (rear left), LS Rhodel Herminiano (front right) and Lt(N) DEFENCE
Jim Smith (rear right) show their excitement at taking part in a live radio interview while HMCS Ottawa
visited Busan, South Korea. TEAM
Sailors on talk radio in South Korea
Lt(N) Jim Smith After a harrowing drive through Chatellier is an American who was
the concrete maze that makes up stationed in Busan with the United
Mel Hunt BA (Hons), LLB Lieut Col (ret’d)
the majority of Busan, the group States Air Force. He grew to love Leigh Gagnon BEd, BA, LLB
Four HMCS Ottawa sailors were arrived at English Busan Radio the city and its people so much he
90.5FM. A pre-interview from a decided not to leave. Mel Hunt practises military law, criminal law, and per-
given a rare opportunity to take part sonal injury law, and is a former member of the Judge
in a live radio interview in the south- very animated reporter helped ease The program “Inside Out Busan” Advocate General’s Branch in The Canadian Forces.
ern city of Busan, South Korea. the sailors’ nerves. is geared towards the English-
Leigh Gagnon practises family law, real estate law,
After a busy transit from its last Word quickly spread throughout speaking population and those in and in the area of wills and estates.
port visit in Singapore, Ottawa the station that sailors from the the process of learning English.
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developed outside the doors. Host This was an experience not soon Dinning Hunter,
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Lange, SLt Jackie Geiger and Lt(N) Tim Chatellier ushered the four to be forgotten and just another Lambert & Jackson
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September 6, 2011 LOOKOUT • 9
Healthy challenge: Chow down on fruits and veggies
National Nutritional ically four or more servings of or pureed vegetables and fruit information about storage times,
vegetables and three or more
What to do: to your casseroles, sauces, soups, temperatures, and special tips for
Wellness Working Group Sept. 14 - Sign up for chal-
servings of fruit every day. meat patties, and baked goods. a variety of vegetables and fruit.
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the two week challenge
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servings of vegetables and three of the same vegetables and fruit? but adds flavour and moisture as after day. Get out of your rut
or more servings of fruit per day. If it is, we have solutions: so well. and tantalize your taste buds:
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no words were shared, the
The crowd would go ballistic every
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embrace spoke volumes to time we Canadians marched into a
For the team of 12 march- the sailor about a time long
ago when lives were lost and village and screamed ‘Go Canada’ at
ers from Maritime Forces
Pacific, July’s Nijmegen saved. the top of their lungs.
march in Holland was more As the mix of 45,000
military and civilian march- -CPO2 Chris Koblun
than putting one foot in Team Leader
ers from around the world
front of the other for 160
meandered through the
Visit the website kilometres over four days,
Dutch countryside in thousands of flowers thrown The day before, she fainted
carrying a standard CF ruck-
“Cloverdale” style loops back at marchers along the way, from heat exhaustion during
sack loaded with 10 kg of
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to the town each day, they’d 2Lt Cox spotted an unusual a ceremony at Groesbeek
for Canadian Military Personnel pass throngs of people, many site – a young girl on a gur- War Cemetery. She awoke to
It was a chance to connect
Victoria’s luxurious 4 star boutique hotel located moments from the base perched at kitchen tables or ney, her arm linked to an the words, “She’s not breath-
with the Dutch, who hold lounging on sofas hauled out
ENGLISH INN intravenous tube, an IV pole ing.” As she was helped onto
Canada, and in particular, of the homestead for the
is your next door neighbour. by her side. a stretcher by the team’s
the Canadian military in high special occasion. “I just found her now,” he medic, she thought, “I’ve got
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diers were instrumental in pins and key chains and white tent protecting the girl Sgt Kim Arnold and CPO1
How can you suppor
Ho yo support
How can you support liberating the area from other trinkets that repre- from the hot summer sun. Koblun convinced the doc-
Habitat for the Germans. Hundreds of
Canadian soldiers died in the
sented a marcher’s nation.
On the last day of the
He opened up the crimson
and white flag and draped it
tor she was fit to march, and
after being pulled away from
process. march, MARPAC team over her tiny frame. the rest of the injured by 2Lt
“The crowd would go member 2Lt Lindsay Cox “With every ounce of Cox, she made the trek back
ballistic every time we
hoped to give away his energy she had, the little girl to Heumensoord, the mili-
Canadians marched into a Canadian flag, an item he lifted her head as best she tary camp that is built every
10% village and screamed ‘Go
Di DND had carried the entire time could, so she could look at year just south of Nijmegen.
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September 6, 2011 LOOKOUT • 13
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she is a constant in a jour- most difficult thing,” she
ney that can be plagued by says. “Some of them either
uncertainties and setbacks. don’t want to train or say
As a Regional Adapted
Fitness Specialist with the
they will but won’t.”
Busy schedules and
Helping the CF Nous aidons la communauté
Joint Personnel Support chronic pain can leave
Unit (JPSU), Morrison is many clients impatient.
With the desire to return
community achieve what des FC à accomplir ce qui
tasked with overseeing the
physical reconditioning to their trades, or perhaps
of injured CF members a promotion being held up matters most to them… leur tient le plus à cœur…
within B.C. Along with with their injury, person-
CFB Esquimalt, her ter- nel can view their months
of recovery as an insur-
ritory extends to Comox,
Vancouver, and Chilliwack;
locations she travels to
“It’s like their life is on
hold until they’re better,”
every second week to fol-
low up on the approxi-
mately 60 clients currently
in the province.
says Morrison. “That’s why
they want the quick fix.”
Morrison, who previ-
“It’s my responsibility to ously completed a work
keep track of them, fol- study at PSP and eventu-
low up with them, their ally signed on as a fitness
trainers, and their unit,” instructor with the depart-
ment last November, says Life Insurance Assurance vie
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reconditioning program, has been exciting. Having Financial Counselling Counselling ﬁnancier
Morrison provides adapted earned a degree in Exercise Financial Education Éducation ﬁnancière
fitness to each injured indi- Science Rehabilitation,
vidual. After receiving per- she’s now utilizing it to CF Personnel Caisse d’assistance au
mission from their phys- the fullest. However, with Assistance Fund personnel des FC
icians and rehabilitation many of the cases she
physiotherapists, injured understands the fruits of 1
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personnel are transferred her labour won’t be seen
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and other trainers initiate “It’s been a few months
How can you help
their exercise rehabilita- in, I haven’t seen too many
tion. results yet, but it could
Since every injury is be another four months
unique, personnel are before rewards for the cli-
treated on a case-by-case ents are seen.”
basis. Workout routines Morrison is one of eight
and exercises are tailored Regional Adapted Fitness
to the injury, but mainly Specialist within JPSU
revolve around core con- spread across the country.
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Members of the Fleet Maintenance
Facility Cape Breton (FMFCB)
Weapons Shop pose with two of
the C1 Howitzer Artillery guns
they helped prepare as monu-
ments for Glacier National Park.
The Canadian Forces is donating
several guns to Parks Canada in
celebration of the federal depart-
ment’s 100th birthday, 125 years
of Glacier National Park, and 50
years of support by the CF in the
park in the form of avalanche
control within Glacier National
From left: Rob Harmon, Weapons
Shop Supervisor; Larry Jervis, Lead
Hand; Peter Rees, Weapons Fitter;
Jack Petch, Service Preparation;
Master Seaman Iain Fraser, Hull
Technician; and Garnet Saunders,
Not pictured but also involved
in the project were: Wei Leung,
Welder; Lloyd Matthews,
Weapons Fitter; and Colin Ralph,
Cpl Malcolm Byers,
MARPAC Imaging Services
Staff and Cadets of Albert
Head Air Cadet Summer
Training Centre present
a cheque in support of
Jeneece Place to Denis
and Angie Edroff (Centre)
at the Training Centre’s
final Graduation Parade.
Uniformed, left to right:
Officer Cadet Elaine
Chiang, Flight Sergeant
Flight Sergeant Devon
Anderson, Sergeant Sarah
Lumley and Course Cadet
Lt(N) Sean Hand receives the Canadian Forces
Capt Jen Taylor, Contributor
decoration (1) from LCol Pat Quealey, J5 Maritime
Forces Pacific Headquarters on Aug. 31.
Three commissionaires make rare move to sergeant
Dawn Bennett commissionaires provide
Staff writer on a daily basis,” said Lt(N)
Cookson. “Just like a hotel,
Three Commissionaires the barrack wardens and
received an unprecedented booking clerks are the first
promotion to sergeant last contact for personnel uti-
week. lizing base accommoda-
Commissionaires Joe tion services. The rank of
Goden, booking clerk; Sergeant gives them the
Tom Beaton, Wardroom authority required to carry
barrack warden; and Jim out their duties.”
Sidel, Work Point barrack In the past, commission-
warden, were awarded the aires mirrored the military
new rank from Cdr Tim rank structure and were paid
Allan, Base Administration accordingly. That changed
Officer, on behalf of Base several years ago when the
Accommodations. Corps of Commissionaires
It was determined, after a moved to a classification Dawn Bennett, Lookout
review of their job descrip- system similar to that of the Above: Commissionaire Tom Beaton receives his
tions and duties, that the Public Service. new rank from Base Administration Officer Cdr Tim
three senior commission- “Rank is of importance at
Allen (right) and Wiley Kemp, Officer in Charge of
aires were deserving of the DND because we are deal-
ing with structured person-
Commissionaires on base (left).
new rank, and will differen-
tiate them from their com- nel who understand rank
and what it means,” explains Top right: Commissionaire Joe Goden receives his
missionaire colleagues who
do not have the same level Wiley Kemp, Officer in new rank from Cdr Allen (right) and Wiley Kemp
of responsibility, says Lt(N) Charge of Commissionaires (left).
Robert Cookson, Base on base. “Although they’ve
Accommodations Officer. been doing the job for Bottom right: Commissionaire Jim Sidel receives
“I think it’s impor- years, this reinforces their his new rank from Cdr Allen (right) and Wiley
tant to visibly recognize authority and the mutual Kemp (left).
the important duties and respect between them and
responsibilities that these their clientele.”
September 6, 2011 LOOKOUT • 15
Bravo EAST COAST NEWS: JAPANESE NAVY VISITS
ZULU Cdr Yves Germain (left),
Commanding Officer of
HMCS Ville de Quebec
Umio Otsuka (right),
Commander of the vis-
iting Japan Training
Squadron. Ville De
Quebec played host to
the Japan Maritime Self-
Defence Force (JMSDF)
alongside at CFB Halifax
from Aug. 10 to 14.
The Training Squadron
was visiting Halifax as
part of a four month-
During their stay,
the squadron’s three
JS ships, Kashima,
Mineyuki, Asagiri, and
approximately 700 sail-
ors welcomed visitors
Cdr Rod Hughes (left), Commanding Officer of the and offered perfor-
Regional Cadet Support Unit, congratulates SLt mances by both their
Kord Rainczak during his commissioning ceremony. brass and taiko drum
New “royal” officer MCpl Leona Chaisson,
Formation Imaging Services
Ben Green graded his tests, interviews,
Staff writer and write-ups against the
multitude of other CFR
When Kord Rainczak applicants nationwide.
joined the regular force “The interviews are very
almost 22 years ago, the hard, there’s definitely a lot
green Ordinary Seaman from involved,” he says. “It’s a big
London, Ontario’s reserve competition right across CFR
unit thought bars on his applicants, only a few get
shoulders was a horizon he’d selected.”
never reach. It was just after the New
Over two decades, the elec- Year when SLt Rainczak, now
trician spent 1,068 days-at- the area cadet advisor (sea) at
sea as a non-commissioned the Regional Cadet Support
officer, rising to the rank of Unit (RCSU), received the
Petty Officer Second Class, phone call.
tinkering in the tankers of the Sometime before Sept. 1,
Pacific Fleet. But last year he he would be an officer in the
took his expertise in-land, and Royal Canadian Navy.
contributed to the Joint Task What makes his commis- Capt Debbie Middleton, VACSTC Wayne Emde, VACSTC
Force Games (JTFG) head- sioning all the more unique Cadet Liam Hood of Victoria receives a plaque 2Lt James Miskulin (centre) receives the Sword
quarters as a force protec- was the timing. When SLt recognizing him as the best cadet in 21 Platoon of Excellence from Leslie Kinloch, right, and Al
tion officer for the Vancouver Rainczak was formally rec- of the Basic Expedition Course at Vernon Army Saunders, Vernon Air Cadet Summer Training
Olympics – a position that ognized as an officer in mid- Cadet Summer Training Centre, from Reviewing Camp alumni.
has carved a new direction in August, it came a week after Officer Col Bryan Gagne, Brigade Commander, 39
his naval career. the Canadian Navy and Air Canadian Brigade Group.
“They thought I showed Force re-instated the “Royal”
officer potential,” says the designation. In RCSU, he
newly commissioned SLt was their first commissioning
Rainczak, sporting new under the re-instated title,
shoulder-slips atop a perfectly and perhaps in the entire CF.
pressed white shirt. “My commanding officer
In fact, his command- was pretty proud he was
ing officer and supervisor at commissioning someone
JTFG were so confident of under the RCN [title],” he
his leadership abilities they says smiling.
decided to nominate him for The immediate future for
commissioning from ranks SLt Rainczak will see him
(CFR), a process that would stick around CFB Esquimalt
see the PO2 transition to an until the end of the year. In
officer. January, he’ll head east to
“You’ve got to be nomin- Halifax to complete a few
ated by your commanding engineering officer courses,
officer,” he says. “After that, and following that he’ll pack
the commanding officer and his bags for four months of
the supervisor do a write-up engineering school at HMS
Sultan in England. Wayne Emde, VACSTC Wayne Emde, VACSTC
and lots of paperwork.”
For one of the newest Cadet Denby Nelson-Crossey of Nanaimo was Cadet Andy Yin of Victoria was recognized as the
Along with the write-
ups from his superiors, SLt Royal Canadian Naval offi- recognized as the top Pipes and Drums musician top Intermediate Military Band Course Cadet dur-
Rainczak had to undergo cers, the bars on his shoulders during six weeks of training at Vernon Army Cadet ing six weeks of training at Vernon Army Cadet
five months of rigorous tests still mean business as usual – Summer Training Centre. Presenting the award is Summer Training Centre. Presenting the award is
and interviews by the Base for the most part. Reviewing Officer LCol (retired) Jim Skinner, Pipe Al Saunders of the Army Cadet League of Canada.
Personnel Selection Officer. “Nothing’s really changed, Major of the Shuswap Pipes ‘n Drums based in
From there, a committee except everyone calls you ‘sir’.” Salmon Arm.
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MFRC NEWS: WEST COAST WELCOME
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West Coast Welcome is an CANEX, Base Library, This year’s door prize
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leaving the Forces will be among the first distinctive look also makes it easier for for-
to receive the newly re-designed Canadian mer members to identify themselves when
SAVING LIVES among peers and the public.
St. John Ambulance at work, home and play
Forces (CF) Service Pin.
The service pin’s update gives it a more Though the look may have changed for
contemporary look, and a more hardy con- the pin, the eligibility requirements for
Proudly serving the community for 100 years! struction. The need for the pin’s redesign it have not changed. Upon their release,
was decided following a broader review retiring members will be eligible for one
of the overall acknowledgement of the of three finishes, depending on their level
at work service package. of CD: bronze (CD), silver (CD1) or gold
The pin’s fresh look is based on the (CD2). For the complete details of what
Level 1 & Level B Kit Vinyl Gloves badge of the CF. The anchor, the cru- the eligibility rules are, members may read
Soft Bag (BC-SF-1) $50 $4.46
sader’s swords and the eagle represent the the CANFORGEN on the topic, posted at
Meets WorkSafeBC and Available Sizes: SM, MD, LG, XL, XXL. maritime, land and air environments of the http://vcds.dwan.dnd.ca/vcds-exec/pubs/
Federal requirements. St. John Ambulance Brand. Contains no latex.
Canadian Forces. The word “service” and canforgen/2011/049-11_e.asp.
the finishes of gold (32 years), silver (22 Additionally, former members of the CF
years) and bronze (12 years), represent who hold the older version of the service
at home the years of honourable service given as a pin have an opportunity to replace it with
member. The maple leafs represent service the new design for $10. The application
Family Kit $19 Compact Kit $5 to Canada, and the Crown, service to the form for ordering a replacement pin is in
(Including HST) (Including HST) Sovereign. the Defence Forms Catalogue online at
The awarding of service pins has been a http://imgapp.mil.ca/dfc2/ (form 2380).
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Sports Kit $18 Vehicle Kit $12
(Including HST) (Including HST) The Veterans Health Centre at The Lodge at Broadmead needs
volunteers to socialize with elderly veterans on:
For Info or to register call 250-388-5505 • 63 Gorge Rd East • Wednesday afternoons • Friday mornings, afternoons or evenings
• Thursday mornings or afternoons • Saturday & Sunday mornings
did you know that 30% of our gross revenue goes back to the community by way of our
Medical Reponders (brigade)? For Insurance & liability issues, all events on the lower island like the Symphony For information contact Kelly Sprackett Coordinator of Volunteer Services
Splash, Good Life Fitness Victoria Marathon etc., can’t proceed without ﬁrst aid attendants. We provide this
sevice. Help keep your community safe. Register today! at 658-3205 or Kelly.Sprackett@broadmeadcare.com.
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Nixon Gym (Work Point)
Sept 7-Oct 26
8/$80 (DND Members/Civilians)
Register at the NAC Kiosk or CPAC
For more Information contact
Kim Miller @ 363-4412
Cpl Mathieu St-Amour, Canadian Forces Joint Imagery Centre
Task Force Libeccio Air Weapon System Technicians remove a GBU-10 bomb off a trailer as part of their
loading procedures of a CF-18 Hornet aircraft during Operation Mobile in Trapani, Italy. Operation
LOANS only $17 on $100
Mobile is the Canadian Forces participation in Operation Unified Protector, the NATO-led effort, as T
authorized in U.N. Security Council Resolution 1973, to impose upon Libya an arms embargo, a no-fly
zone and to protect civilians and civilian-populated areas in Libya. In addition to the support furnished
to Operation Mobile by Task Force Libeccio, HMCS Vancouver is currently conducting presence and sur-
veillance patrols as part of the Standing NATO Reaction Force Maritime Group 1 (SNMG 1) deployed in #204-941 Esquimalt Rd S
the Mediterranean. Lic. #49745
Senior leadership urges civilian employees & Industrial
to take the Public Service Employee Survey parts, tools & supplies
At the Department of National views are needed to help shape our We recognize there are challenges in
Defence, the 2011 Public Service future. More than ever, it is a time to reaching a workforce as geographically
Employee Survey (PSES) is an impor- act, a time to revitalize our culture. dispersed as ours, but nevertheless we
tant opportunity for all DND civil-
ian employees (indeterminate, term,
Scheduled to start Aug. 29 and con-
tinue until Sept. 30, PSES is a gov-
are counting on each organization to
generate a high rate of response.
7 locations to serve you:
casual, seasonal, students) to express ernment-wide initiative. Rest assured For more information on the sur- Colwood Langford Auto Supply 250-478-5538
their views on the workplace and what that your responses are anonymous vey and to view our frequently asked JB’s Downtown 250-384-9378
matters to them. and are protected under the Statistics questions section, we invite you to go JB Precision/Machine Shop 250-475-2515
As your senior leaders, we strongly Act. Survey results will be compiled to: http://hr.ottawa-hull.mil.ca/hrciv/
B&B Auto Supply 250-652-5277
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towards workplace improvements by The survey will be administered participating and making the 2011 JB’s Ladysmith 250-245-9922
aligning employee and organizational electronically by Statistics Canada. PSES successful for the Department.
needs. This is particularly relevant to Employees, who have limited comput-
our Department in a time of signifi- er access or use, will equally be able to Robert Fonberg, Deputy Minister R
cant transformational change, a point participate in the survey by using hard Gen Walter Natynczyk, Chief of
in time when employee opinions and copies provided by their manager. the Defence Staff
Free of Charge ~ Representation ~ Advocacy ~ Assistance
The Legion Service Bureau Network serves Veterans,
members of the CF, RCMP, and their families by representing
their interests with Veterans Affairs Canada and the Veterans
Review and Appeal Board for disability benefits under the
SERVICE BUREAU NETWORK
Pension Act or the New Veterans Charter.
The Legion’s professional service officers are mandated by
legislation to provide representation, advocacy and financial
assistance FREE OF CHARGE, Legion member or not.
Call Toll Free at 1-877-534-4666
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WE CARE FOR ALL VETERANS OF ALL AGES AND THEIR FAMILIES
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located at Admirals Walk is looking for volunteers of town, easy commute to 250-385-8771 Interurban & Columbine for rent in View Royal. now! Separate Entrance/
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books, audios, videos, & als with disabilities to get open concept, 700 sq.ft. base. Avail Sept. 1st. Incl. Victoria. Close to CFB ft. heat, hot water, internet,
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2723. tation, disability specific arrange viewing please call for rent at Glasgow Ave., 1st. 250-755-9875 beck- Shared laundry & fully fur-
TREAT YOURSELF TO A VISIT information and support
is provided when matched.
250-475-0686 or seversa@
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Pacific Village II incl. parking, fridge, stove, email@example.com nished. $925 with all utili-
FROM WELCOME WAGON! 1445 Craigflower Road avail. Oct. 1st. $900/mo. ties incl. For more info or
IT’S FREE. We are a com- Planning on running in one One year lease. Please call to view, call Regan@ 250-
munity service whose aim is of the Good Life Fitness Spacious 1, 2, 3 Bedroom Townhouses
Jennifer. 250-383-4505 or
to bring you greetings, gifts, Victoria Marathon events? SERVICES OFFERED 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments email jbilsbarrow@shaw.
and information regarding Join the RIV “Equalizers” ca
to help fundraise for RESUMES: MILITARY, Rentals Centrally Located No Pets
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Welcome Wagon 1-866- our Inclusion Service for
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short visit. I look forward to Volunteer Services! For On Main Bus Routes
more info or to volunteer Coordinator Judy Marston; Pets: Cats Only
bringing you my basket of 10% military discount; *
please call the Leisure
goodies! www.resumecoach.ca or Close to Schools, Admirals Walk,
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LEARN ABOUT DEMENTIA, 250-888-7733 Gorge & CFB Esquimalt
250-477-6314 or volun-
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gies and early planning 385-2250
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13 - 27 from 7- 9 pm. For
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please call 250-382-2052 . need work, we’ll do CENTRE LTD.
views, 2 bdrms from $950 avail NOW
the job the others LARGEST SELECTION
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Summer Camps, Band, First
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• Hot water
Aid, and Markmanship are
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