5 Wing Goose Bay

Wing Badge

"SULIAKAKATIGeJUT" Means "Working Together" in Inuktitut.

5 Wing Goose Bay is a vibrant base that conducts and supports a wide variety of operations including both joint and combined training. Located in Labrador, on the northeast coast of Canada, its strategic location helps the Canadian Armed Forces and the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to protect North American airspace.

5 Wing’s primary mission is to support NORAD operations for the projection of air power on the north and northeast coasts of Canada.

5 Wing supports military training for the Canadian Armed Forces, the Allies and NORAD. It provides effective training facilities, adaptable infrastructures and a unique, austere and challenging training.

5 Wing is located at Canadian Forces Base Goose Bay.

History

Read about the history of 5 Wing Goose Bay.

Squadrons

Equipment

Command team

Master Warrant Officer

MWO Richard Coltart, CD

Wing news

Hundreds of uniformed people arrange themselves on tarmac to form the words “LOGGIE-FIVE-0”

Retired supply technician has huge effect on Logistics Branch 50th anniversary

Some 350 Canadian Armed Forces logisticians gather for a photo to mark the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Forces Logistics Branch.
May 25, 2018

Canadian Air Defence Identification Zone now aligned with Canada’s sovereign airspace

The alignment of the Canadian Air Defence Identification Zone (CADIZ) with Canada’s sovereign airspace and its approaches became effective today through the publication of revised coordinates in aviation publications.
May 24, 2018

A person wearing a helmet with closed visor and a military uniform holds a rifle. In the background is a large, two-rotored helicopter.

Tactical helicopter squadrons prepare for deployment to Mali

On May 22, 2018, 408 and 450 Squadrons completed an exercise designed to prepare their helicopters and personnel for a deployment to Mali this summer.
May 23, 2018

A man and a woman, both in uniform, stand and salute flags as a formation of 10 aircraft flies overhead.

Canada, U.S. mark 60 years of joint NORAD command

Canada and the United States celebrate the 60th anniversary of NORAD.
May 22, 2018

A black-and-white photograph of a young man wearing an air force uniform and staring intently at the camera, superimposed on a colour photograph of a blue sky with light clouds.

How “Screwball” Beurling got his nickname

Flight Sergeant George Beurling soared to fame in the skies over Second World War Malta, and chafed at life on the ground.
May 18, 2018

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Contact Information

5 Wing Public Affairs officer
5 Wing Goose Bay
PO Box 7002, Station A
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador A0P 1S0

5 Wing Public Affairs Officer

Telephone: (709) 896-6928
Facsimile: (709) 896-6997

SERCO Customer Service Help Desk

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days/week
(709) 896-6900 local 6946
E-mail: csc.mbx@serco-na.com