HMCS Charlottetown Comes Home after Nine Months of Deployment

first_img September 17, 2012 View post tag: comes View post tag: HMCS Back to overview,Home naval-today HMCS Charlottetown Comes Home after Nine Months of Deployment The Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Peter MacKay, and the Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie), the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, joined families, friends and the Maritime Atlantic fleet in welcoming home HMCS Charlottetown as she returned to Halifax following a deployment that has lasted almost nine months.“HMCS Charlottetown deployment is a demonstration of our government’s commitment to working towards a more secure and stable world. Our contribution to maritime security and counter-terrorism operations plays a key role in the prosperity of our country,” said Minister MacKay. “Our Government is incredibly proud of the officers and crew of HMCS Charlottetown and thank the families and friends of all those returning today for sacrifices alongside their loved ones.”Initially, HMCS Charlottetown was deployed under Operation Metric, Canada’s participation in international efforts to enhance security in the eastern Mediterranean Sea as part of the NATO-led Operation Active Endeavour (OAE). OAE aimed to prevent the movement of terrorists and weapons of mass destruction and enhance the security of shipping in general. At the end of April 2012, the ship transited through the Suez Canal and joined Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150).“Canadians from all across the country join us today to thank and congratulate the crew of the HMCS Charlottetown,” said Minister Valcourt. “Their sacrifices, courage and determination are at the core of our Government’s commitment to make the investments to providing our Canadian Forces with the equipment they need to conduct their dangerous missions at home and abroad.”Operation Artemis is the Canadian Forces’ participation in maritime security and counter-terrorism operations in the Arabian Sea region with CTF-150. HMCS Regina replaced HMCS Charlottetown to continue Canada’s commitment to Operation Artemis.“It is an amazing day. I am so proud of my ship’s company,” says Commander Wade Carter, the commanding officer of HMCS Charlottetown. “They have worked so hard for so long. And now, finally, to see them reunite with loved ones, is beyond words. I cannot describe how overjoyed I am for them. For me, when you include last fall, it needs to be understood that this crew has effectively been deployed for 10 of the last 12 months. An amazing effort. An effort that could not have been accomplished without the support of strong navy families. I salute them all. It has been an absolute privilege to be their captain.”Deployments such as these show allies and partners that Canada is committed to international security and cooperation and that we are willing and able to contribute to multinational peace initiatives. Participating in a NATO operation like OAE shows Canada’s resolve to the alliance, the cornerstone of trans-Atlantic security and defence. Joining a coalition naval task force that includes several like-minded nations, CTF-150, demonstrates Canada’s continued commitment to fight international terrorism.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, September 17, 2012; Image: Canadian Navy View post tag: Deployment View post tag: home Share this article View post tag: Charlottetowncenter_img Training & Education HMCS Charlottetown Comes Home after Nine Months of Deployment View post tag: Naval View post tag: months View post tag: News by topic View post tag: NINE View post tag: Navylast_img read more

iPhone 12 mini Users Report Touchscreen Issues on Lock Screen, Apple Yet to Acknowledge

first_img– Advertisement – iPhone 12 mini early adopters are reporting a touchscreen issue from day one of their usage. The issue seems to only occur on the lock screen, preventing users from accessing the camera or flashlight, or even just swiping up to unlock the screen. iPhone 12 mini users report that the inability to respond to touches on the lock screen crop up only when it has a case and screen protector on, and there is speculation that it could be a conductivity or grounding issue. Apple hasn’t acknowledged the issue yet, and there is no clarity on what is causing this, or whether it can be fixed with a software update.Apple forums, Macrumors forums, and Reddit are filled with user complaints of this touchscreen issue on the iPhone 12 mini. The problem only seems to be there on the lock screen, and arises when the iPhone 12 mini is inside a case and also has a screen protector. Affected users aren’t able to launch the camera or flashlight on the Lock Screen, and also aren’t able to swipe up to unlock. Touching something conductive like the phone’s frame or the camera lens frame helps resolve it.- Advertisement – Once unlocked, the touchscreen issues vanish and the iPhone 12 mini starts working smoothly once again. Apple hasn’t acknowledged the problem yet, and the possible workarounds include not putting a screen protector or a case. Users report that the problem arises only when both are installed in. Furthermore, users are also reporting that the iPhone 12 mini lock screen touch issue resolves itself when plugged into a wall charger. Hopefully, Apple will offer more clarity on the nature of the problem and offer a fix soon.The iPhone 12 mini has gone on sale in India just a few days ago. It is priced at Rs. Rs. 69,900 for the 64GB storage variant, Rs. 74,900 for the 128GB mode, and Rs. 84,900 for the 256GB storage option.Are iPhone 12 mini, HomePod mini the Perfect Apple Devices for India? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.- Advertisement –last_img read more

Wet track no barrier for Tommy in Pattaya

first_imgHowever, this did not slow down Tommy Marshall who handed in an excellent score card of 39 points which, from his handicap of #5 is 74 gross, a top class effort.The names we have seen a lot of recently, Lawrie McBride, Bill Copeland and Martin Patch all came in with 35 points on their cards, maintaining their solid form. Day done, time for a shower.PSC Links Golf SocietyMonday June 8StablefordGreenwood A+BIt’s been raining at Greenwood Golf Course and the fairways, although looking terrific, are very soft underfoot and the greens a little damp. The sign in the clubhouse showed ‘A’ course greens speed at 7.8 and 8.9 for ‘B’ course. Perhaps, because of the dampness, a little slower than that. Once again, we were given the okay to start when ready and, after rounding up Mike Firkin, our first group teed off about 20 minutes early and then, with almost no-one else on the course, made good time to complete the round in just under four hours.Promoted Contentbrainberries9 Movie Scenes That Got Re-Shot And Saved The Whole MoviebrainberriesbrainberriesbrainberriesWe’re Getting More Game Of Thrones: Enter House Of The Dragon!brainberriesbrainberriescenter_img Once again, the weather looked threatening and, again, there was the sound of far off thunder. Unlike our last visit here where one group was caught in the rain and needed to stop awhile, this time there were no stops and all finished nice and dry.Our price today was a sports day 600 baht but Greenwood also has some good pricing for other days of the week.Now is the rainy season, so a harder time of year for those who must use carts, as some, not all, courses will keep carts on the cart path only.Our 20 players today, once again, had an enjoyable day out at a fine golf course.Promoted ContentBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Madebrainberries8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthbrainberriesLook At Something Beautiful That Wasn’t Made By A Human BeingbrainberriesWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?brainberriesFake brand-name goods worth over 100 million baht seized in Bangkok – Patt…7 Reasons Why You Might Want To Become A VegetarianbrainberriesThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read Morebrainberries5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksbrainberriesMajestic Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden in Chiang Mai open FREE on Mother’s …7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The Worldbrainberries6 Extreme Facts About Hurricanesbrainberries2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearbrainberriesAll quarantines in Thailand apply same rules for both Thai and foreign arr…This Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s HystericalbrainberriesThe Untold Truth Of Sasha Obamabrainberrieslast_img read more

Lofa’s SAC FC Qualifies, Two to Go

first_imgLofa County’s lone and struggling 3rd division outfit, SAC FC, has unexpectedly crossed over to the 2nd division after a 2-2 pulsating draw against Rivercess County’s Paye FC on Monday at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia.The green-and-blue boys in the opener on Thursday, 1 May, downed Joy Conquerors from Montserrado County, 3-2.The Lofa boys qualified with four points out of two games from a three-member team in Group A.Joy Conquerors FC sits second on Group A log with three points, while Paye FC has one point.The Montserrado boys (Joy Conquerors) suffered their first defeat in the opener against SAC FC, 3-2 and convincingly whipped Paye FC 4-1 over the weekend.In Group B’s battle, a decider match between No Bad Day FC of Montserrado County and Mighty Dragon FC from Bong County was on up to press time yesterday. Both teams shared six points, but a draw from the Montserrado could qualify, while the Kpatewe Boys need a win.Young Pro-G FC and Grandcess FC, a game which is a mere mockery, would climax the day.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more