Family-friendly 100th anniversary celebrations at Valcartier

Photo: Photo by Jessica Lam

A combat engineer helps an eager Matias Paulusz into a Husky armoured vehicle at CFB Valcartier's 100th anniversary celebrations.

On Sunday, June 15, Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Valcartier hosted an Open House to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Over 9,000 visitors marked the significant milestone of this historic site by partaking in a family picnic organized by the Valcartier Family Centre. The military staff held demonstrations, such as packing for combat and manning light armoured vehicles.