Volume 56 Number 21 | May 24, 2011
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Local reservists lend a hand with Manitoba floods
Ben Green been no need for boats in that
Staff writer location. Right now they need
help with more sandbags.”
Five naval reservists from The concentration of their
Victoria have joined hundreds of efforts has been placed in reinfor-
other Canadian Forces person- cing dikes along the banks of
nel to help control flooding in the rivers. The first night they
southern Manitoba’s Red River arrived, working side by side
Valley. with C Company of 1 Princess
The sailors from HMCS Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Malahat, Victoria’s naval reserve (PPCLI), the Reservists helped
unit, have been in the devas- fill and position 58,800 sandbags
tated region since May 10 as part in nine hours. The previous rec-
of Operation Lustre, the Forces ord was 50,000 bags in a 24 hour
contribution to combat the ris- period.
ing waters of the Assiniboine and With the rivers having recently
Red River. crested in the past few days,
Since their arrival, PO1 there was a lingering misconcep-
Geoffrey Letwin, OS Mikhail tion that the worst was behind
Joukov, LS Matt Savola, MS them. CPO2 Preston says it isn’t
Rebecca Charlesworth, and so much the height of the riv-
CPO2 Chris Preston have been ers that’s causing huge concern,
rotating in 12 hour shifts from rather the pressure and increased
their home base at HMCS flow of the water that’s build-
Chippawa, Winnipeg’s Reserve ing up. This puts great strain on
naval unit. Originally they were the dikes and can cause them to MCpl Holly Cowan, Army News
chosen for their expertise with erode, fail, and leak. Navy reservists and members from the 1st Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
small crafts (harbour patrols is Part of the solution was a load a truck with sandbags that will be delivered further down the dike.
one of the Reserve’s main man- controversial controlled release
dates), but have mostly had their a week ago, a slow release of sandbags around the perimeter of stantly provide volunteers and will be needed in Manitoba, mor-
feet on the ground, filling thou- water to ease the bulging riv- the home and sandbags leading CF personnel with freshly baked ale was boosted recently when
sands of sandbags. ers. Unfortunately, this has put out to the road,” she says. “The cookies, juice, and snacks. Capt(N) Paul Dempsey, Deputy
“At first we were just getting a number of residences in the entire yard was flooded out.” “They’ve been very friendly,” Commander of Canadian Fleet
the boats ready for search and water’s path, but despite the With damages already estimat- says MS Charlesworth. “They’ve Pacific, stood in line and bagged
rescue, and search and recovery,” inevitable flow creeping closer ed in the millions of dollars, she even opened up their homes for sand for two nights.
says MS Charlesworth. “But due to homes, MS Charlesworth says says locals appreciate all the help personnel to use their washrooms “I think it meant a lot to the
to the depth of the water, and locals are remaining defiant. they can get. At various sandbag if outhouses are unavailable.” kids (the sailors) to see him out
much of the flooding mainly “People are staying in their loading stations, or bake sales While the Malahat contingent there,” says CPO2 Preston. “To
through farmland, there has homes; we saw one house with as they’re called, residents con- is unsure of how long their efforts me it’s important.”
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Race - the biggest and the “I have sailed in Swiftsure The race itself is a tough Once under sail, it’s a
best according to HMCS more than ten times, three one and LCdr Kibble is race to the Swiftsure Bank
Oriole’s crew. of them in Oriole as crew,” hoping for strong winds. with a cut off time of 2 p.m.
This Saturday, seasoned he said. “This year we are “I remember one year it the next day to round the
and novice sailors aboard
the 90-year-old tall ship will
head to Clover Point for
embarking 12 members of
the 4th Canadian Ranger
Patrol Group from all over
B.C. We may also have some
was very windy and the ship
looked awesome and sailed
spectacularly. Other years,
more often than not, it’s
MCDV marker ship.
“The Rangers will be
working hard as there are
no winches or any modern
Pilates at the NAC
the race start. Of the 67 Taught by experienced instructors from Feel Good Yoga
years the Swiftsure has run, junior officers from Naval light air, known as Driftsure sailing technology on board. and Pilates.
Oriole has sailed 52 times – Officer Training Centre instead of Swiftsure.” It takes eight to ten sailors
(NOTC) Venture joining There are usually 180 to to haul in the sails depend- To register, contact the Naden Athletic Center Kiosk at 250-
the most dedicated veteran
of the race. us,” he says. 200 boats in the race and ing on the wind. They will 363-5677 or the
This year brings a brand Standard race prepara- the start line can be hectic. work hard and earn their CPAC Office at 250-
new skipper to the helm tions are underway on the “Because Oriole is limited room and board for the 363-1009 either by
when LCdr Jeff Kibble jetty as several NOTC in her ability to tack com- night,” says LCdr Kibble. phone or in person.
takes over as Commanding Venture sailors embark sup- pared to the other smaller “It usually takes about two
boats it’s a huge challenge days on board to find their Starting May 25
to safely get across the start feet and start building a
line. It looks very disorga- 5:30pm
Revisions to National nized from the shore and it
can seem even more disor-
bit of team spirit and get
comfortable on the ship, so
my crew will coach them
$60 for 10 sessions
Defence Act reviewed ganized on the water.”
The start line is marked by
a Maritime Coastal Defence
The biggest challenge, he
On Monday, May 30, Patrick J. Lesage, former Chief adds, is making the mark
Vessel (MCDV) and a boat on Swiftsure bank on
Justice of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, will
Royal Victoria Yacht club Sunday by 2 p.m or face
visit Victoria as part of his appointment by the Minister
boat separated by about half disqualification.
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Le LOOKOUT est publié tous les lundi, sous she’ll do anything to make As a director though, Stewart long time. Trying to protect his niece’s boyfriend, played by
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make mayhem look good
CF member shows life as a roller derby diva isn’t
just for social misfits.
Ben Green A member of the Eves or down into the U.S. The for referees
Staff writer of Destruction (EOD), the beginning of April saw them as well. People
local women’s roller derby entertain a crowd of almost came from Seattle,
By day, Cpl Mélodie team, Cpl Dubé-Bélanger 2,000 at Archie Browning Vancouver, and up
Dubé-Bélanger serves her says it’s the perfect outlet to Arena in their season open- Island with it all focus-
country as a dental tech- stay active and step outside er versus Port Scandalous ing on strategy, footwork,
nician caring for the oral the average daily routine. from Port Angeles, WA. The endurance, etcetera.”
hygiene of CF personnel. At “It’s different,” she says. ladies in purple sent a mes- With the team always
night, she’s InciseHer, hell “People ask me what’s with sage they mean business looking for fresh talent,
on wheels serving oppon- derby all the time. It’s the with a 154-79 victory over prospective EOD members
ents a hot platter of destruc- atmosphere; it’s girly but the visitors; something Cpl or “fresh meat” as they’re
tion. tough at the same time.” Dubé-Bélanger credits to endearingly referred to,
Shedding her scrubs for And tough it is. Unlike how hard the 60 women of must be female and must
silver spandex and fishnet the scripted WWE-style EOD train year round. be at least 19 years of
stockings, the transforma- roller derby that used to be “Commitment is the big- age. They should be able
tion from soldier into roller on TV, these ladies are all gest thing to being suc- to make training at least
derby goddess is something contact. Of course there are cessful,” she says. “There twice a week where they
she relishes each time she safety protocols in place by are three practices a week will be taught proper
laces up the four-wheel the Canadian Women’s Flat during the summer and technique, safety,
skates and throws in the Track Derby Association two per week during the and rules. After
mouth guard. (governing body of the winter; our camaraderie is three months they
“You kind of play a role league), but the hits, the very important. I think it’s must pass a skills test in
out there, you’re tough but falls, and the injuries are [roller derby] for anyone order to make the squad.
sexy” she says. “[When cre- all real. who loves competition and EOD formed in 2006 and
ating my persona] I was “It’s full contact,” she says. also enjoys having fun.” is a grassroots, non-profit
looking at different names “There is no bad blocking, Their next home game organization. They’re dedi-
and someone said Incisor to head blocking, blocks below is June 25. EOD hosted cated to excelling in sport
me one day. I tweaked it a the knees, no elbowing, and a boot camp May 20-22 while promoting healthy
bit; it’s a representation of no punching though.” where roller derby enthusi- living through physical
something in my life.” EOD trains hard and asts from all over the region activity, health education,
The name ties together takes matches where they came and learned more and public awareness. The
her profession as well as her can get them. Being slightly about the sport. team participates in a var-
demoralizing ability to cut isolated on the Island, most “It was for people of all iety of local events including
apart the competition on of their quality competi- levels,” she says. “There many of the local parades, as
bout night. tion comes from Vancouver was a separate workshop well as the Times Colonist
10K. Anyone interested in
joining the team, watching
a game, or finding out more
information in general can
visit their website at www.
Above right and left: As part of
the Eves of Destruction Roller
Derby team, Cpl Mélodie Dubé-
Bélanger takes on the persona
of InciseHer, a fitting name for
someone who can demoralize
her opponents in a bout.
Bottom right: By day Cpl Dubé-
Bélanger is a dental technician
at the Canadian Forces Health
Services Centre dental clinic.
Roller derby photos by Dani Boynton,
Dani Boynton Photography
Photo by Ben Green, Lookout
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really.” in 4:04:24, a time that surpassed her
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a runner for only a year and a half. She She says the last few kilometres were the
started running competitively in 2008 hardest, but she used her own personal
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cled by the other warships overhead, which signified an
for protection, was the high aerial attack or strafing run.
value unit (HVU). In a real- This triggered the vessels to
world situation the number crank up to top speed and
of rings around the HVU complete a few stomach-
depends on the number of churning evasive manoeu-
ships in the convoy, and the vres before returning to their
type and level of threat. defensive formation.
“We circle around SLt Robert Davenport,
the HVU to protect it,” Winnipeg’s Officer of the
explained LS Andrew Watch for the exercise,
Bishop, naval electronic said it was nice to have the
sensor operator on board American Navy involved.
Winnipeg during the exer- Armed with more than 130
cise. “They could be carrying surface-to-air missiles, Lake
supplies, missiles, personnel; Erie can shoot pretty much
but usually it’s an aircraft anything out of the sky.
carrier.” “She carries Tomahawk
During the exercise, the missiles,” he says. “Those
HVU was HMCS Algonquin. things can shoot down satel-
HMC Ships Vancouver, lites.”
Ottawa, Winnipeg, and In 2008, Lake Erie suc-
USS Lake Erie formed a cessfully destroyed a dead
ring around the destroyer. U.S. satellite prior to it re-
HMC Ships Nanaimo and entering and burning up. By
Saskatoon (anti-submarine firing a missile at it, the satel-
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Aboriginal youth graduates from Raven to Boatswain
Lt(N) Hayley culture camp, in which allowed him to sail as a
Mooney Elders from several different boatswain on four Maritime
Contributor First Nations communities Coastal Defence Vessels
come to meet and instruct off the coast of Vancouver
The Public Service cele- the youth. Island, as well as complete
brates Aboriginal Awareness The culture camp is a rel- courses in Halifax and
Week this week (May 24-27, evant start to Raven, which is Quebec City. He has never
2011), which brings to otherwise a six-week version forgotten his ties to Raven
light the upcoming Raven of the same Basic Military though, attending several
program that will draw Qualification (BMQ) that graduation ceremonies, and
72 aboriginal youth from all non-commissioned mem- participating in some of the
bands across the country to bers take when they join ceremonies for those events.
Esquimalt this summer. the military. Upon comple- This year he has a dir-
This is the same program tion of the course, graduates ect hand in the course that
that drew LS Daniel Aguilar have the option of joining began his career.
to join the military as a a Reserve unit where their “I’m going to speak during
Boatswain following his par- BMQ training will be fully the culture camp” he says
ticipation in 2003 and 2004. credited; however, Raven is proudly. “I will be telling
“I never wanted to join the not considered a recruiting them where I’m at, my life
navy until I started Raven. I program. story to date.”
didn’t have much of a goal “Raven is an outreach pro- This year will be the ninth
for life before this,” said LS gram for aboriginal youth, year that Raven has run.
Aguilar. “But I enjoyed it so designed to give kids from Students participate in their
much I joined the reserves in the aboriginal community training at NOTC Venture
2005 and now am awaiting exposure to pursue a career from July 11 until Aug. 18.
my component transfer to in the government, if they
the regular forces.” wish,” explains PO1 Joe
When he first joined in Proctor, Raven Coordinator
2003 the program started at NOTC Venture. “They
with 43 students from the gain some life skills outside
Vancouver Island area. It their communities and a
didn’t have a name at the chance to witness Canadian
time, but participants chose culture in Victoria. It is not
one in the first few days a push for the military, but
when they took part in a it presents the opportunity.”
four-day culture camp. For LS Aguilar, the pro- Seaside Living with an Urban Edge
“We were out in the forest gram reached its mark.
listening to the sounds and “All I have to say is that
speaking to the elders. You since it started, Raven is the
could hear the call of the best program for Aboriginal
Raven and it was distinct youth. It gives them a
amongst the other birds. We
had a vote and it won,” said
Although the program
chance to look at their life
and change it around,” he
says. “After I graduated, my
mom was happy, my broth-
has now expanded to 72 ers and sisters on the reserve Prices Starting from
students and draws Inuit,
First Nations and Métis
youth from across the coun-
were happy. Youth on the
reserve now ask me how I
joined the military and I tell
try, many aspects of the them to join Raven.”
course LS Aguilar took in LS Aguilar has now been
2003 and 2004 have stayed in the reserves for six years
the same. It begins with a doing contracts that have
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Above: Pte Daniel Aguilar lowers himself down the
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for the 2003 Raven Program.
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Top right: Members of George Section prepare
in the garrison at NOTC Venture for a ruck march
during the Raven program. w w w. t h e m a r t e l l o. c a
May 24, 2011 LOOKOUT • 14
Bravo Base Commander Capt(N) Craig Baines presented a number of awards during Divisions on May 12.
ZULU Images by Cpl Alex. W. Croskery, MARPAC Imaging Services
MWO Shears receives the General Cpl Skelpowich receives the General AB Girouard receives the General PO Hayduk receives the Canadian
Campaign Star South West Asia - 1 Campaign Star South West Asia - 1 Campaign Star South West Asia - 1 Peacekeeping Service Medal for
Bar. Bar. Bar. Operation Safari.
Sgt Hawkins receives the first clasp to Sgt Cochrane receives the first clasp to Sgt Cameron receives the first clasp to PO2 Power receives the first clasp to
her Canadian Forces Decoration for 22 the Canadian Forces Decoration for 22 the Canadian Forces Decoration for 22 the Canadian Forces Decoration for 22
years of service. years of service. years of service. years of service.
Cpl Erik Ibsen receives the first Clasp Capt Wilson receives the Canadian MCpl Fraser receives the Canadian LS Vigneault receives the Canadian
to the Canadian Forces Decoration for Forces Decoration for 12 years of Forces Decoration for 12 years of Forces Decoration for 12 years of
22 years of service. service. service. service.
LS McGregor is awarded the Canadian Pte Costante receives a commenda- Ursula Mjolsness receives the Base Tom Campbell receives the Base
Forces Physical Fitness award for tion for his professionalism and valour Commander’s Commendation. Commander’s Commendation.
Aerobic Excellence. This marks the at the scene of a motor vehicle acci-
first achievement in the first level and dent near Meaford on Sept. 24, 2010.
represents 2,000 aerobic units for vari- He attempted to enter a motor vehicle
ous physical activities. to render First Aid in an attempt to
save a casualty’s life.
Left: Cdr Francoeur receives his
Operational Service Medal for Haiti
from Chief of the Maritime Staff
VAdm Dean McFadden during his
May 16 visit to CFB Esquimalt.
Right: Chris Leger (centre) is pro-
moted to Master Seaman by Cdr
Derek Moss (right) with assistance
from MS Leger’s girlfriend Shannon
Caine (left). Pte Macdonald is promoted to
May 24, 2011 LOOKOUT • 15
Cpl Tim Brown, an
helps Captain Iain
Hannam, a CF-18
Hornet fighter aircraft
pilot with Task Force
Iceland, properly fit his
Life Preserver Survival
Vest in preparation for
his flight from Keflavik
Air Base, Iceland.
Sgt Dwayne Janes, 4 Wing
Cold Lake to Iceland: a chilly journey for one CF pilot
Ben Green long peninsula in the south-west- had the opportunity to fly almost
Staff writer ern corner of the island, shares a on a daily basis. Navigating above
home with Iceland’s International
When I did my training my instructor jokingly the volcanically sculpted island
The view from Capt Iain Airport. A U.S. military installa- told me that there are only two times that has given him an appreciation
Hannam’s office is unlike anyone tion until 2006, the base provides of both its scenic beauty (albeit
else’s, probably because his office fighter pilots with two long, per- you’re allowed to giggle, your first Max Power slightly distorted at times) and the
is the cockpit of a CF-18 Hornet. pendicular runways and arrest- take off and the first time you fire the gun. people inhabiting it.
His cubicle comes fully loaded ing cables that are a necessity “I regret that between work
when battling the ever-changing -Capt Iain Hannam commitments and the reliable
with 32,000 pounds of thrust,
Atlantic winds. CF pilot European cloud cover I haven’t
air-to-air/air-to-ground missiles, a
20mm cannon, and a 360 degree “We had winds of 125 km per been able to see as much of
bubble canopy view. hour gusting up to 151 km per home he made the decision to port this operation, but after Iceland as I would have liked,”
The fighter pilot from 409 hour one day, which is the high- leave the RAF and immigrate their deployment to spearhead he says. “But the parts that I have
Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS) est that I have personally seen,” to Canada to join the Canadian Operation Mobile, 409 TFS was been lucky enough to see have
at CFB Cold Lake spent the past he says. “I may be slightly more Forces. After completing the able to take over the Operation been very beautiful. The people
month surveying the skies over used to the Atlantic’s changeable Hornet Operational Training Unit Ignition commitment,” he says. are extremely friendly and we
the European nation of Iceland. weather at this time of the year course late last year, he joined 409 “As a new member on the squad- have been made to feel very wel-
As part of Task Force Iceland, the than some of my colleagues. It TFS in January of this year and ron I was fortunate to be asked to come.”
Canadian contingent to the larger can offer multiple seasons in one accompanied his new squadron participate for the duration of the Still awaiting Canadian citizen-
Operation Ignition, Capt Hannam day and is certainly very different on deployment. deployment.” ship, Capt Hannam is using his
provided increased aerial security from the very stable climate we “425 TFS at 3 Wing Bagotville With five Hornets and six pilots time to continue to familiarize
in the region. enjoy in Alberta.” were originally slated to sup- attached to the Task Force, he’s himself with his new squadron, as
“Our primary task is NATO Air His experience in the north well as log as many hours possible
Policing of Iceland’s ADIZ (Air Atlantic stems from the fact that in one of the most “pilot-friendly”
Defence Identification Zone),” he’s a native of the region, a self- jets.
he said from Keflavik Air Base. declared oddity within the fighter “The Hornet is an excellent air-
“In between any NATO commit- community. craft and I consider it a huge priv-
ments that may occur, we have “I was born in Haverfordwest, a ilege to be fortunate enough to fly
been flying between four and six small town in western Wales,” he it,” he adds. “When I did my train-
training sorties a day. Secondary says. “My father was a fast-jet pilot ing my instructor jokingly told me
to this we continue our force in the Royal Air Force (RAF), that there are only two times that
generation training to maintain so we moved around the U.K. you’re allowed to giggle, your first
the squadron’s readiness for what- for awhile before he retired and Max Power take off and the first
ever tasking the Government of began working for Cathay Pacific time you fire the gun. Engaging
Canada may see fit to ask of us Airlines.” the afterburners still puts a smile
next.” Spending much of his child- on my face and the gun mounted
Iceland is the only NATO nation hood in Hong Kong as his father directly in front of the cockpit,
that doesn’t maintain its own continued working, he returned at a rate fire of 6,000 rounds per
armed forces and upon request to the U.K. to finish high school minute, is ridiculously fun.”
from their government, NATO and university before eventually Task Force Iceland sees about
periodically sends fighter aircraft following in his father’s footsteps 140 Canadian Forces personnel
to provide air defence coverage. and joining the RAF as a pilot in Capt Iain Hannam, 409 Sqn Cold Lake support the security zone at the
Operation Ignition is Canada’s 2004. Two CF-18 Hornet, en route from Canada to Keflavik Air Keflavik International Airport,
participation in this Air Policing In 2007 he was selected for Base, Iceland, maneuver into position for an air refuel from about 50 km from the capital
program. Phase 4 Fighter Training at CFB a CC-130T Hercules during a flight in support of Operation Reykjavik.
Keflavik Air Base, located on a Cold Lake, and upon his return Ignition.
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HMCS Winnipeg, fastest unit in MARPAC COMMUNITY NEWS: LIL’ POWERHOUSE
HMCS Winnpeg 44:56, for a combined time of 3:22:00. every year, of Winnipeg members, past
Second place team was the HMCS and present. This year’s captain, MCpl
In a field of 13,096 participants, Regina Smokys in 3:32:47 and third Andrew Murphy plans to call upon
HMCS Winnipeg Fleet Runners was NOTC Venture in 3:36:55. past members of the ship’s company
emerged as the top military team, and Winnipeg was edged out by the to stack a team of solid runners, espe-
second team overall in the 22nd annual George Bonner Bears by 28 seconds, cially since Winnipeg has had some
TC10K on May 1. who was the first team overall out of great fleet runners in the past few
Results were determined by adding the 337 registered teams. years.
the times of the five fastest runners. Four out of Winnipeg’s top five were The TC10K is the second
Winnipeg’s top five were: Landon also members of last year’s team to largest 10K race in Canada,
Zeeman, 38:22, Andrew Murphy, claim the inaugural military title. Due behind Vancouver’s Sun Run.
38:34, Kevin Darling, 40:01, Kirsten to the team’s success, the members The total number of military teams
Arensen, 40:07 and Dana Haley, have made a pact to form a team declined from last year, 25 to nine.
MS Derek Fedoryshyn, Contributor
Jet Fedoryshyn, 7, ran with his dad, MS Derek
Fedoryshyn, in the TC 10K. He completed the
entire run with a time of 1 hour, 15 minutes and
28 seconds. His dad beat him by three seconds.
Pictured here, he went on to run the kids 1.5 km
run with his friends.
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May 24, 2011 LOOKOUT • 19
EAST COAST NEWS: SAILOR SUPPORT
MS James Bremner, left,
accepts a cheque from
MS Christopher White,
Seaman and PMC of
Fleet Club Atlantic. MS Friday Lunch Buffet
Bremner was recently • Lunch Combos • Full Dinner •
diagnosed with termi-
nal brain cancer and
people across Formation
Halifax made dona- Dine In Take Out
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ian employees through
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50/50 draws, donations
and proceeds from the
door from Spring Fling.
Donations can still be
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Photo courtesy of Trident
Rate is for single and double occupancy and valid
$ * until April 30, 2011. From May 1 until Sept 30, 2011
99 the rate is $139. Please ask for the Government-
Le matelot-chef Zachary Champion du Military rate when calling in.
NCSM Vancouver nommé marin du trimestre VANCOUVER BROADWAY
898 West Broadway, BC
Dans le cadre de son pro- outre, il est le maître de con- la surveillance de l’argent La sélection des candidats 800-670-7275 or (604) 872-8661
gramme de reconnaissance trôle (MC) à bord. C’est un obtenu. Lorsqu’il est à à cette récompense presti- www.parkinn.com/vancouverca
d’un marin pour accomplisse- travailleur tenace et dévoué Victoria, le Matc Champion gieuse a lieu en avril, juillet, *Room availability limited and subject to change. Advanced reservations required.
ment exceptionnel, la Flotte qui travaille souvent tard fait du bénévolat une fois par octobre et décembre alors
canadienne du Pacifique a et à de nombreuses occa- semaine en tenant compag- que le marin de l’année de
choisi le premier marin du
trimestre pour l’année 2011.
sions après son quart pour
s’assurer que le travail est
nie à des personnes handi-
la Flotte est choisi en jan-
vier. Les marins du trimestre
Posted to Ottawa on IR?
Le 11 avril 2011, le accompli convenablement et Le Capf Bradley Peats, son sont récompensés par un Don’t spend your posting
Cmdre Peter Ellis, comman- dans les délais. commandant, a fait le com- prix de 250 $, des photos
dant de la Flotte canadienne Dans ses moments libres, mentaire suivant à propos du officielles et un article dans
in a hotel.
du Pacifique, a annoncé que le Matc Champion est Matc Champion : « …il faut Lookout et dans les jour-
le Matc Zachary Champion, l’organisateur des sports de lui accorder toute la considé- naux locaux. Le gagnant est
Experience the nation’s capital
opérateur de sonar à bord combat. Il fait la promo- ration qui lui est due pour la invité à un déjeuner où le in a new fully-furnished condo
du NCSM Vancouver, était tion de la santé et de la récompense du marin du tri- commandant de la Flotte
le marin du trimestre de la bonne condition physique mestre. Il n’a cesse de mon- lui remet une pièce commé-
in central Ottawa:
FLTCANPAC. en organisant de nombreuses trer qu’il est un excellent morative. • Great view
Un groupe de capitaines journées sportives pour faire chef et sa capacité de s’occu- Le rendement du
d’armes de la Flotte avait en sorte que tout le monde per des affaires administrati- Matc Champion, son • Access to everything you need
étudié son dossier, ainsi que participe. Durant le passage ves et de celles de l’organisa- dévouement et son volon- • All utilities taken care of
celui de 16 autres marins. En de son navire en Équateur, tion devrait servir de modèle. tarisme font de lui un can-
définitive, le Matc Champion il a coordonné une collecte Son professionnalisme et sa didat exceptionnel pour le
a été retenu pour avoir fait de fonds dans laquelle il était motivation sont sans pareil et marin du trimestre et un Phone 613-248-1814
preuve d’excellence que ce directement responsable il mérite tout à fait d’être le exemple à suivre pour les Email email@example.com
soit sur le plan de son ren- de plusieurs activités et de marin du trimestre. » autres. Bravo Zulu!
dement, de ses accomplisse-
ments exceptionnels, de son
professionnalisme et de son
action en tant que bénévole
à la fois à bord de son navire
et dans la collectivité.
Zachary Champion est né
et a grandi à Barrie (Ontario).
Il s’est enrôlé dans les Forces
canadiennes en 2003 en tant
qu’opérateur de sonar immé-
diatement après avoir ter-
miné ses études secondaires.
Dès le plus jeune âge, il a
découvert en quoi consistait
la vie militaire, car son beau-
père et son père servaient
dans les FC.
À bord du
NCSM Vancouver, le
Matc Champion est très
actif dans le départe-
ment du combat. Il a été
superviseur du contrôle
par sonar de la bordée de
bâbord pendant la croisière
d’endurance du navire et
l’exercice SOUTHPLOY. Il a
réussi à accomplir toutes les
fonctions opérationnelles et
administratives, et les fonc-
tions de supervision bien
qu’il n’ait pas suivi la forma-
tion officielle du NQ6A. En
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