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Outreach visit strives to eliminate naval blindness

Outreach visit strives to eliminate naval blindness

Original article posted in the Lookout on Mar 26, 2019 - Peter Mallett, Staff Writer  A remote community on Vancouver Island is welcoming vessels of the Royal Canadian Navy to its main harbour this weekend. Four Orca-class Patrol Craft Training (PCT) vessels and 96...

BLBC2019 Burger and Beer at The Griffin

BLBC2019 Burger and Beer at The Griffin

Join the Friends of Boomer's Legacy and the Griffin Pub for a delicious meal for a good cause as we raise funds for the 2019 Boomer's Legacy British Columbia "Boomerang" Bike Ride. Between 1-5pm on Saturday, 13 April, proceeds from the sale of a Burger-and-Beer will...

Remembrance Day – 11 November 2018

Remembrance Day – 11 November 2018

The leaves have changed from beautiful green to yellow, orange and red.  They are falling, the mornings feel crisp, and the rains are sure to come.  Here we are again, in the time period just before Remembrance Day. Each year I face this window in time...

HMCS Calgary & NRU Asterix made their mark in Vietnam

HMCS Calgary & NRU Asterix made their mark in Vietnam

HMCS Calgary departed for Operation PROJECTION late July. The crew knew they would travel to many areas of South Asia, and the potential to make a difference abroad was on the horizon. At the time, no decision was made on to what volunteer work the Ship’s...

Navy sail program adds value to career

Navy sail program adds value to career

Image above: Lt(N) Sean Milley, NCdt Carrie Magannon, NCdt Katie Hembruff practice tacking and gybing while underway to Comox on June 13. Photo by CPO1 Michael Vincelette. By Lookout on Jul 19, 2018 OS Cedrick Delisle – Contributor I decided to join the...

Planning for next Camp Boomer already underway

Planning for next Camp Boomer already underway

The new fundraising event for Boomer's Legacy – Support Our Troops that took place at Glacier Gardens Arena on June 16 is already looking forward to 2019. Camp Boomer was hosted by the Friends of Boomer’s Legacy BC, with support from 19 Wing Comox, the...

Welcome to Camp Boomer 2018

Welcome to Camp Boomer 2018

Welcome to Camp Boomer 2018! We are a day away from this new fundraiser for Boomer's Legacy! Parking will be located in the gravel lot beside the Glacier Gardens Arena. All participants must pick up their registration packages between 8:30 and 9:30 am on...