423 Squadron 75th


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meet & greet
wednesday, 17 may 2017

Ticket sales for our
events have ended.

Thanks to everyone
who took part!

Come reconnect with friends & colleagues old and new at the official kick-off to the Anniversary celebrations. The Binnacle Room in Warrior Block will provide the setting for a casual yet refined evening of socializing.

Fine hors d'oeuvres and a selection of local Nova Scotian beverages (including Nine Locks craft beer, Jost wines, and Authentic Seacoast spirits) will be showcased during the Meet & Greet, set against a backdrop of live music by the Stadacona Band Jazz Ensemble to help set the tone.


1900 hrs - Binnacle Room, Warrior Block

Tickets: $20+HST. SOLD OUT.

Dress: Business Casual

75th anniversary parade
thursday, 18 may 2017

0900-1000 hrs - Archdale Hangar, Building SHHGR342, Shearwater

Dress: 1A (Tunic & Medals)

Short Coffee Reception to Follow

The official 75th Anniversary Parade will take place in Archdale Hangar, current home of 423 Maritime Helicopter Squadron. Guests are asked to be seated by 0900 hrs. Following the formal parade, coffee and snacks will be available at Warrior Block.


The afternoon has been set aside so that former Eagles are able to organize smaller, informal reunion lunch gatherings.


gala dinner
thursday, 18 may 2017

1800 hrs for 1900 hrs - Archdale Hangar, Building SHHGR342, Shearwater

Tickets: $60+HST. SOLD OUT.

Dress: Mess Dress/Business Suit/Cocktail Dress

The Gala Dinner will be held in Archdale Hangar on the evening of the Squadron's official anniversary date: May 18. Guests will be treated to an elegant evening of fine food and wine, with engaging guest speakers and live music provided by the Stadacona Band.


annual mh memorial
friday, 19 may 2017

0900-1000 hrs - Shearwater Chapel

Though not officially part of 423 Squadron's 75th Anniversary activities, the Annual Maritime Helicopter Memorial Service is being held to commemorate members of the extended MH community who have passed away. This year's service is being held to coincide with 423 Squadron's events in order to allow out-of-town guests to attend and honour the lives of fellow aviators, many of whom served with 423 Squadron in years past. For further information, please contact the MH Memorial OPI, Capt Mathieu Rocheleau.


family bbq & tours at the
shearwater aviation museum
friday, 19 may 2017

1000-1400 hrs - Shearwater Aviation Museum

To cap off the 75th Anniversary events, join the 423 Squadron family at the Shearwater Aviation Museum for a free BBQ and a variety of activities for the whole family, including museum tours, games, historical discussions and a scavenger hunt. Weather permitting, outdoor childrens' activities and a CH124 Sea King static display will be available.


For those who wish to continue socializing after the BBQ, the Sea King Club (Junior Ranks Mess) will be open to all ranks and guests starting at 1300 hrs.


Ticket sales for the
Gala Dinner have ended.
A limited number of tickets for the
Meet & Greet will be available at the door.