17 Wing Chief Warrant Officer

Chief Warrant Officer Faucher

Chief Warrant Officer Faucher

Chief Warrant Officer Claude Faucher joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1985 as an Airframe Technician. After graduating from the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology & Engineering (CFSATE), he underwent secondary language training in CFB St-Jean, Quebec.

CWO Faucher has served at 410 Squadron in Cold Lake, Alberta and at 439 Squadron in Germany on the CF-188 Hornet.  Upon closure of the CFB Baden Soellingen, Germany, he was transferred to 430 Squadron in Valcartier, Quebec, where he maintained both CH136 Kiowa and later the CH146 Griffon helicopters. CWO Faucher has served at the Canadian Forces Recruiting Center in Quebec, as a Recruiting Sergeant for three years, before returning to the Griffon community at 439 Combat Support Squadron in Bagotville, Quebec, as a Senior Aircraft Maintenance Superintendent (SAMS). In July 2011 CWO Faucher was promoted to Master Warrant Officer and posted to 1 Canadian Air Division in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to assume the duties of A4 Maintenance Tactical 2-2 for three years followed by one year in the Combined Aerospace Operations Centre (CAOC) as the Air Maintenance Mission Support 2. He was promoted to his current rank in July 2015 and posted to 14 Wing Greenwood, Nova Scotia, to be the new Squadron Chief Warrant Officer (SCWO) at 413 Transport and Rescue Squadron. In the summer of 2017 CWO Faucher was appointed as the Deputy Judge Advocate CWO in CFB Borden, Ontario, until his move to Winnipeg to assume the role of 17 Wing Chief Warrant Officer.

During the course of his career, CWO Faucher has deployed to Haiti, Bosnia and Afghanistan.