2018 RCN Great Lakes Deployment
June 13 to September 22, 2018
This year’s ships are HMCS ORIOLE and HMCS MONCTON
Deals for Veterans
1. CURRENTLY SERVING AND FORMER MEMBERS OF THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) NOW BENEFIT FROM AN ENHANCED BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE WHEN THEY TRAVEL ON A WESTJET, AIR CANADA, AIR CANADA ROUGE OR AIR CANADA EXPRESS FLIGHT. THESE OFFERS APPLY TO BOTH DUTY AND LEISURE TRAVEL
2. THROUGH WESTJET, ALL CURRENTLY SERVING AND FORMER MEMBERS OF THE CAF CAN CHECK FOUR PIECES OF LUGGAGE FREE OF CHARGE
3. THROUGH AIR CANADA, ALL CURRENTLY SERVING AND FORMER MEMBERS CAN CHECK THREE PIECES OF LUGGAGE FREE OF CHARGE, EACH WEIGHING UP TO 32 KG (70 LB)
4. AFTER COMPLETING THEIR CHECK-IN, MEMBERS SHOULD SEE AN AIRPORT AGENT TO HAVE THEIR BAGGAGE FEE WAIVED, UPON PRESENTATION OF MILITARY IDENTIFICATION
5. ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF CANADIAN MILITARY IDENTIFICATION ARE: A. CANADIAN FORCES MEMBER OR VETERAN CFONE CARD (WITH PHOTO ID) B. CANADIAN FORCES IDENTIFICATION CARD (NDI 20) C. RECORD OF SERVICE CARD (NDI 75) D. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE (CF 54) OR THE IDENTIFICATION CARD (CF 75), BOTH AVAILABLE FROM DIRECTOR MILITARY CAREERS ADMINISTRATION
6. AS THE OFFICIAL DISCOUNT PROGRAM FOR THE CAF, THE CF APPRECIATION PROGRAM OFFERS MEMBERS OF THE CAF COMMUNITY ACCESS TO GOODS AND SERVICES AT DISCOUNTED RATES. THE CF APPRECIATION PROGRAM IS PLEASED TO INCLUDE AIR CANADA AND WESTJET AMONG ITS INDUSTRY PARTNERS
For inquiries about:Certificates of Service; CF 54, Record of Service; Identification Card – NDI 75; and Service Pins.
Call (toll free): 1-866-240-6726 or
We wish to announce the military service pin is now available to past and present residents of Saskatchewan who are servicing or have served in the Canadian Armed Forces.
Naval Service Record
To download a form to apply for a copy of your Naval Service Record:
Veterans Affairs Ombudsman
The Veterans Affairs Ombudsman recommends an ID Card for all former services personnel, regular and reserve.
Far too many CF Veterans are joining the ranks of the homeless – and we can do something to create much needed housing for them.
New Published Book
J Nicholas (Nick)TRACY, [UNTD UNICORN ’62] has published a book on The Navy as an Instrument of Canadian Foreign Policy.
Canex CF1FC Card
CANEX has now produced a CF1FC Card for all present and former personnel who need identification for military discounts and access.