17 Wing Winnipeg

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27 May 2018
17 Wing, Winnipeg

For Royal Canadian Air Force personnel, all roads will lead to 17 Wing Winnipeg. The Wing - comprised of squadrons, training schools and command elements turned out what are considered some of the best multi-skilled personnel in the world.

17 Wing is a composite formation conducting and supporting flying operations and a variety of training and command functions. The Wing also supports 113 units stretching from Thunder Bay, Ontario, to the Saskatchewan/Alberta Border and from the 49th Parallel to the high Arctic.

17 Wing is located at Canadian Forces Base Winnipeg.


Read about the history of 17 Wing Winnipeg.




Command team


Colonel Andy Cook

Chief Warrant Officer

Chief Warrant Officer Mike Robertson

Chief Warrant Officer Mike Robertson

Wing News

A man in a military uniform stands behind a podium, speaking. People in military uniforms, some holding band instruments, stand behind him.

Wing Commander Barker continues to inspire today’s RCAF leaders

The Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Studies was renamed in honour of Wing Commander William Barker, VC on April 12, 2018. The school’s commandant reflects on Wing Commander Barker’s enduring legacy and the strong parallels between the First World War Ace and the modern RCAF school that is now named after him.
April 25, 2018

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A 1963 snapshot of 1 Air Division Europe

The history of Canada’s 1 Air Division Europe is outlined in an extract from a 1963 publication.
April 23, 2018

In a cockpit, three men in khaki t-shirts fly an aircraft over a sea port.

Managed Shortfall

The RCAF is addressing staffing shortages through targeted and creative retention and recruitment strategies.
April 20, 2018

Four men in sports clothes stand in line with their arms around each other’s shoulders; two hold a baton.

RCAF runners bring home silver, new Canadian record

RCAF brothers Serge and Claude Faucher achieved excellent results at the recent Canadian Masters Indoor Championships.
April 19, 2018

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Royal Air Force celebrates 100th anniversary

As the Royal Air Force celebrates 100 years of service to the UK, the Royal Canadian Air Force revisits its long and interwoven history of training, war-fighting, and mutual respect with the RAF.
April 18, 2018

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Contact Information

17 Wing Public Affairs officer
17 Wing/CFB Winnipeg
PO Box 17000 Station Forces
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3Y5

Public Affairs Officer

Phone: (204) 833-2500 Ext 6499
Fax: (204) 833-2594
Email: PubAffairs@forces.gc.ca