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Military life at CFB Esquimalt centres around the defence of Canadian interests and freedoms along the Pacific coast and overseas.

Routine services and support for military members are provided through CFB Esquimalt's public programs. Visit the Maritime Forces Pacific and Department of National Defence websites to find out more about:

Chaplain Services
CFB Esquimalt has Protestant and Catholic chapels, social groups, and services that meet the spiritual needs of members and their families.
Housing and Accommodation
Learn more about base housing.
In Routine
For members new to CFB Esquimalt, ensure you're aware of your complete In Routine orders.
Medical Services
The Canadian Forces Health Services Centre (Pacific) offers outpatient care to all members serving within the Formation.

The Chief and Petty Officers' Mess, Wardroom, Pacific Fleet Club, and Bernays and Nelles Block meet the nutrition and social needs of military members.

West Coast Military News
Stay updated on the defence community with PSP Esquimalt's base newspaper The Lookout.

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Over 6,000 member and civilian personnel on the Maritime Command team work at the CFB Esquimalt naval base on Vancouver Island.

A stoic, yet visible presence, Maritime Pacific Forces undertake crucial domestic and international missions every day.