Six fun things to do at Base Borden

The community of Base Borden is a hidden gem of fun activities for not only the military and their families, but also the public....

Have you heard of the Avro Arrow?

In the 1950s, the RCAF was looking for a Mach 2 interceptor that could fly at 50,000 feet. Nobody else in the world could...

Rare Second World War vehicle added to collection at Borden Military Museum

There’s a new vehicle on display at the Base Borden Military Museum—and chances are you’ve never seen anything like it.   The wartime Canadian Military Pattern...

The Story of Three Boys from Britain

Three young men, George Painter, Robert Gittens and Percy Williams, part of the placement of Home Children through the Fegan’s Boys’ Home in April...

A Look at Christmases Past | Un aperçu des Noëls d’antan 

A Look at Christmases Past  Holiday celebrations continue to bring the CFB Borden community together year after year. It’s a tradition deeply rooted in the...

Base Borden: A Look Back Through Time

In the middle of Simcoe County there sits what is largely an invisible community. It is Canada's largest military training base, and although it...

Sergeant Major Francis Pegahmagabow: A Timeline

September 1914 – Joined the 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion. October 1914 – Sailed to England on the SS Laurentic. April 1915 – Survived the Second Battle...

Sergeant Tommy Prince: A Timeline

June 1940 - Enlisted in the army and began his service with the Royal Canadian Engineers at the age of 24. 1942 - Started training...

A British Airplane Design Modified for Canadian Winters

When you first enter Base Borden Military Museum Air Annex, also historically known as Hangar 11, you will notice at the back right a...

Memories of When the Army Had a Fleet: The SS Alfreda Bell

Recently, as I was taking someone around the Base Borden Military Museum (BBMM), the visitor asked me why the BBMM had the...
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