5 Wing Goose Bay

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"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.

Read about the history of 5 Wing Goose Bay.

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Command team

Master Warrant Officer

MWO Dave McDowell

Wing news

A man pilots an aircraft above rough terrain and clouds.

Flying up North

Flying in Canada’s frozen North is a challenge the RCAF meets and beats every day.
August 9, 2018

Fifteen people stand or sit in front of a row of flags.

Former RCAF pilots inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame

Former RCAF members are inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame.
August 3, 2018

A helmeted woman wearing a disruptive pattern uniform with a red and white flag patch holds an automatic weapon.

14 Wing BMQ tests air force option

RCAF pilots BMQ for Air Reserve recruits.
August 3, 2018

A very dark blue logo with a gold and blue military crest over the number “100” written in gold characters. Under the crest is the word “SHEARWATER”, also printed in gold characters.

Shearwater celebrates 100 years of maritime aviation

A retired RCAF colonel explores 100 years of maritime aviation in Shearwater.
August 1, 2018

A book showing an illustration displayed on a table.

Prisoner of war diary available online

A true Canadian military treasure has been digitized and placed online—a diary kept by Flight Lieutenant John Colwell while he was a prisoner of war at Stalag Luft III.
July 30, 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