Nottawasaga Pines visits Base Borden / Visite des élèves de l’école Nottawasaga Pines à la BFC Borden

Nottawasaga Pines Secondary School students visiting the RCEME School. Des élèves de l’école secondaire Nottawasaga Pines visitent l’EGEMRC. Base Borden was pleased to welcome students, in the Exploring Technologies Course, at Nottawasaga Pines Secondary School on 5 June 2018. Grade 9 and 10 students watched vehicle recovery scenarios being performed by advanced recruits in the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (RCEME) School. Once the demonstrations were complete, Master Corporal (MCpl) Picard-Gagne, provided a tour of the RCEME School which spans 140,000 square feet. RCEME students have access to traditional…

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Logistics leadership welcomes the next generation / Les officiers supérieurs du Service de Logistique accueillent la prochaine génération

Col Harding presenting a Logistics Branch cap badge to a Supply Tech QL3 graduate. / Le colonel Harding remet un insigne de coiffure du Service de la Logistique à une diplômée du cours de technicien en approvisionnement de NQ3. Military personnel around the world wear a uniform to distinguish themselves from the civilian population and foreign forces. The average Canadian, with little or no contact with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), can easily identify a soldier, sailor or aviator by the colour and design of their uniform. The Logistics Branch…

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New faces at the BBCC / Arrivée de nouveaux visages au CCBB

May brought warm weather and a warm welcome to new leadership at the Base Borden Community Council (BBCC). The BBCC is a representative body consisting of volunteers who reside in the Residential Housing Units (RHU). The Council works toward improving community experience by acting as a medium for cooperation in planning, actioning and engagement. Master Warrant Officer (MWO) Susan Endean, as Incoming Mayor, has replaced Outgoing Mayor Captain (Capt) Patrick Lévesque, who has relocated to Ottawa as a Training Development Officer. Sergeant (Sgt) Eric Filiatreault has transitioned from Council member…

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A legacy of inclusion / Un héritage d’inclusion

Passing of Change of Command Certificates, Admin Branch Change of Command Ceremony, on 7 June 2018 at the Juno Beach Mess. Outgoing Admin Branch Commander Lieutenant-Colonel (LCol) D.W Grebstad, Colonel Andrew Atherton, Borden Base Commander, Incoming Admin Branch LCol C.R. MacCulloch. Back row Base Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Charette and CWO Lamontagne. / Remise des attestations de passation de commandement, lors de la cérémonie de passation de commandement du Service de l’administration tenue le 7 juin 2018, au mess Juno Beach. Le lieutenant‑colonel (Lcol) D.W Grebstad (commandant sortant), le colonel Andrew Atherton et le (Lcol) C.R. MacCulloch…

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Celebrating Dad / Fête des Pères

Corporal (Cpl) Alex Jalbert-Landry an Aircraft Technician from 14 Air Maintenance Squadron (14 AMS), 14 Wing Greenwood is greeted by his loved one after arriving home in Greenwood from Operation Mobile (OP MOBILE). / Le Caporal (Cpl) Alex Jalbert-Landry, technicien en aéronautique du 14e Escadron de maintenance (Air) (14 EMA) de la 14e Escadre Greenwood, est accueilli par ses proches à son arrivée à Greenwood après l’opération Mobile.  Photo Credit/Crédit photo: Cpl Laura Brophy, 14 Wing Imaging/Imagerie de la 14e Escadre Father’s Day is this coming Sunday, June 17, 2018!…

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Toy Box In The Garden: A grand finale indeed! | Toy Box In The Garden : Une grande finale

Ladybugs take the stage in a wonderful ballet performance. / Les coccinelles envahissent la scène pour un merveilleux numéro de ballet Base Borden’s Terra Theatre became a ‘Toy Box in The Garden’ on 26 May 2018 as 130 performers took to the stage in the Borden Dance Annual Recital. Over 360 community members packed the theatre as Instructor Susan Jamieson guided dancers through this year’s grand finale. Ballet, hip hop, tap and jazz dancers dressed as toys, came to life as they emerged one by one from a giant toy…

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Celebrating Indigenous culture and contributions | Célébrer la culture et les contributions autochtones

Cpl Windy Lafreniere with Cpl Isabelle Eroslouis at Indigenous Persons Awareness Day on 21 May 2018 at CFB Borden / Le caporal Windy Lafreniere en compagnie du caporal Isabelle Eroslouis à la Journée de sensibilisation des peuples autochtones le 21 mai 2018 á la BFC Borden The Defence Indigenous Advisory Group (DIAG) and the Canadian Rangers celebrated the Indigenous community at Base Borden on May 24, 2018 with an array of education and interactive activities. Approximately 30 members of the Metis, Inuit and First Nations Peoples were joined by veterans, members…

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Inside Borden: Canadian Armed Forces Day and Air Show À Borden : Journée des Forces armées canadiennes et spectacle aérien

Brent Hanberg and his son Benson watch as the Canadian Forces Snowbirds make a heart shape during the 2018 Borden Canadian Armed Forces Day and Air Show on June 2, 2018. / Brent Hanberg et son fils Benson regardent les Snowbirds des Forces canadiennes manœuvrer dans le ciel, ceux-ci créant la forme d’un cœur, lors de la Journée des Forces armées canadiennes et spectacle aérien de la BFC Borden, les 2 et 3 juin 2018. Crowds of thousands gathered at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Borden on 2-3 June 2018 for…

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