14 Wing Chief Warrant Officer

Chief Warrant Officer Daniel Campbell, MMM, CD

CWO Daniel Campbell

Born in Montreal, Quebec, CWO Campbell enrolled in the Canadian Forces in 1990 as an Aero Engine Technician. Upon graduation from the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering in Borden, Ontario he was posted to 4 Wing Cold Lake where he served as an engine technician in the CF-18 Propulsion Facility. In 1993 he was transferred to 416 Tactical Fighter Squadron in Cold Lake where he served in the Maintenance and Servicing organizations. 

In 1997, he deployed with NATO to Aviano, Italy in support of CF-18 operations enforcing the no-fly zone over the Former Yugoslavia. He was promoted to Master Corporal in January 2001 and spent the subsequent five years at 10 Field Technical Training Flight as a CF-18 maintenance instructor. Promoted to Sergeant in 2006 and he was posted to 410 Tactical Operational Training Squadron as a maintenance supervisor.

Upon promotion to Warrant Officer in 2009 he was posted to the Canadian Forces Recruit School in Saint-Jean, Quebec where he served as a Recruit Platoon Commander and General Military Training Instructor. 

In 2011, he completed both the NATO International Advanced Leadership Course in Lucerne, Switzerland as well as the Officer Professional Military Education Program (OPME).

Promoted to Master Warrant Officer in 2012, he was transferred to 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron in Edmonton, Alberta as the Senior Aircraft Maintenance Superintendent and Employment Training Officer.  He deployed with Canada’s Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to Panay Island, Philippines as the Squadron Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Officer in December of 2013, as part of the Canadian Government’s response to Typhoon Haiyan.

In December of 2014, he was inducted into the Order of Military Merit.

In 2016 he was promoted to CWO and posted as the School Chief Warrant Officer at the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering, in Borden Ontario.

In September 2017 on behalf of all airmen and airwomen, he was honoured to be selected as the parade CWO to accept and consecrate the Royal Canadian Air Force’s new Queen’s Colour and RCAF Command Colour, only the third stand of Colours in RCAF history.

In 2018 he was appointed as the 14 Wing Chief Warrant Officer. 

He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy in Montgomery, Alabama; the Strategic Security Studies Program at the Canadian Defence College in Toronto and holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University.