HMCS GLACE BAY returning home to Halifax.
HMCS Regina (FFH 334) is a Halifax-class frigate that has served in the Royal Canadian Navy since 1993.
HMCS Regina is the fifth vessel in her class which is the name for the Canadian Patrol Frigate Project. She is the second vessel to carry the designation HMCS Regina.
Stan Darch was one of the last surviving Royal Hamilton Light Infantry veterans from the ill-fated Second World War raid on Dieppe.
Stan Darch passed away at the age of 94.
Rest In Peace Stan Darch.
FAIR WINDS AND FOLLOWING SEAS
Thomas Simpson is very saddened to report the passing of Private Stan Darch of 1st Bn Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Stan Darch was a veteran of Dieppe and a Prisoner of War.
Stan Darch passed away on Saturday April 12, 2014.
Stan Darch was captured by the Germans during the Allied attack on August 19, 1942, and he spent the rest of the conflict in a prisoner-of-war camp.
He was one of the last surviving Royal Hamilton Light Infantry veterans from the ill-fated Second World War raid on Dieppe has died at the age of 94.
Rest In Peace Stan Darch …read more
Found this picture today looking through archives at the National Air Force Museum of Canada and thought I would post it.
This image is of ground crew and their 424 Sqn Halifax Bomber.
Standing on Guard in the Defence of Canada.
The Greatest Country in the World!
Today is the 5th anniversary of CPL Karine Blais’ death, killed in action in Afghanistan in 2009
Royal Canadian Air Force Breaking News Update:
NORAD Operation SPRING FORWARD concludes in Canada’s North
Canada’s active commitment to our security and sovereignty in the North was demonstrated with a coordinated two-week operation conducted by the Royal Canadian Air Force in partnership with NAV CANADA, the Canadian Air Defence Sector of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the Alaskan NORAD Region.
This operation was carried out to ensure NORAD and its geographical component, the Canadian NORAD Region (CANR) maintains optimal readiness levels at Forward Operating Locations across the North.
Captain Wright Eruebi
Public Affairs Officer
1 Canadian Air Division / Canadian NORAD Region HQ
Phone: (204) 833-2500 ext 6795
NORAD-USNORTHCOM Public Affairs
Phone: (719) 554-6889
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org …read more
Corporal Karine Blais
Home Town: Les M