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Terra Firma Deployed Family Network

When you join a Family Network, you’ll receive important email updates on a deployment, information on social activities and get the opportunity to connect with others going through the same experience.

Terra Firma Deployed network is for those on deployment and for those experiencing a work-related separation due to a course.

Family Network Representative: VACANT
EmailFamily Network Rep
Facebook GroupTF Deployed Family Network
Family Information Form:EnglishFrench (PDF)
Deployment Support Book (Ships, Helicopters, MCDVs):EnglishFrench (PDF)
Other Resources:Command Team Guide (PDF), Unit Liaison Handbook (PDF)

Colouring Contest

The MFRC is running a monthly colouring contest for those experiencing a deployment. Be sure to include your name, your age group, your military member’s name and the name of their unit. All ages are welcome. Once you have completed the colouring sheet, scan it or snap a picture and email it to All entries will be entered into a monthly draw for several gift cards or certificates. All entries will be forwarded on to the Units for their viewing pleasure. Please submit by September 20th.

Download Colouring Sheet

Mail Package Dropoffs

Mail can be dropped off at the Fleet Mail Office, located in Dockyard, Monday to Friday between 9am and noon.  If loved ones have trouble accessing Dockyard then they are asked to call the Fleet Mail Office, at 250-363-2716,  once they are in the Main gate parking lot.

NTOG Briefing

Naval Tactical Operation Group briefing from November of 2019:

Orca-class patrol vessels

The Esquimalt Military is providing support to the families of military members deploying on the orca-class patrol vessels through the Patrol Craft Training Unit (PCTU):

  • PCT Wolf 59
  • PCT Cougar 61
  • PCT Renard 58

Other patrol vessels include PCT Orca 55, PCT Raven 56, PCT Caribou 57, PCT Grizzly 60 and PCT Moose 62.

Please note the Special Mailing Instructions.

Postal Information for OP UNIFIER

Operation UNIFIER is Canada’s contribution to support Ukrainian forces through capacity building, in coordination with the United States and other countries providing similar training assistance. There are some specific mailing instructions for that deployment:

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