Atlantic Region News

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Leading Seaman Devon Wrathgaber

HMCS Summerside & HMCS Moncton foster lasting ties with Côte d’Ivoire

West Africa- Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Summerside and Moncton conducted a port visit to Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire from 3 March to 3 April as part of their deployment on NEPTUNE TRIDENT 17-01. The port visit provided the RCN with an opportunity to learn, foster and strengthen relationships with Côte d’Ivoire.

Leading Seaman Devon Rathgaber

Leading Seaman Devon Rathgaber

Hometown: Southey, Saskatchewan

 Years of Service: 3 and a half years of service

I joined the the CAF to travel the world, meet new people and experience new things.

Sub Lieutenant Titus Villegas

Sub Lieutenant Titus Villegas

Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Years of Service: 4 years of service

Bridge Watch Keeper in training onboard Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Moncton.

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