3 Wing Bagotville
Who we are
3 Wing Bagotville is located in Quebec's Saguenay region. The goal of 3 Wing, under the operational command of 1 Canadian Air Division (1 CAD), is to protect Canada and Canadians, defend North America and promote peace and international security. Equipped with CF-18 Hornets, it is one of two fighter aircraft units in Canada.
3 Wing consists of several divisions which include primarily the Administration, Logistics, Finance and Health Care divisions. There is also the Operations Division, which oversees activities relating to the support and distribution of operational tasks, 12 Radar Squadron (12 RS), 3 Air Maintenance Squadron (3 AMS) and 439 Combat Support Squadron equipped with Griffon helicopters for combat support, as well as search and rescue.
3 Wing Bagotville is located at Canadian Forces Base Bagotville.
Read about the history of 3 Wing Bagotville.
- 414 Electronic Warfare Squadron
- 425 Tactical Fighter Squadron
- 433 Tactical Fighter Squadron
- 439 Combat Support Squadron
- 2 Air Expeditionary Support Squadron
- 3 Air Maintenance Squadron
- 12 Radar Squadron
- 3 Wing Air Reserve Flight
- Forward Operating Location Iqaluit
Colonel Darcy Molstad, CD
Chief Warrant Officer
CWO Marc Corriveau, MMM
News Article / December 2, 2016 Commander RCAF addresses Senate Committee
News Article / December 1, 2016 Statement from the family and fiancée of Captain Thomas McQueen
News Article / December 1, 2016 The Government of Canada’s investment in the RCAF
News Article / November 30, 2016 NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight
News Article / November 30, 2016
3 Wing Public Affairs officer
Canadian Forces Base Bagotville
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Public Affairs Officer