A man and a woman shake hands in front of a plaque upon which are words and the Second World War-era badge of the Royal Canadian Air Force.

RCAF and RAF Americans inducted into Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame

Several men from Colorado joined the RCAF or RAF in the years before the U.S.A. entered the Second World War. Ten of them were inducted into the Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame in October 2017.

Wreaths of poppies lie on gray steps in front of a memorial.

“We will remember them”

On November 11, 2017, the Royal Canadian Air Force held its annual Remembrance Day ceremony in front of the Mausoleum in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, where Lieutenant-Colonel William Barker, VC, is interred. Major-General Blaise Frawley, deputy commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force presided over the ceremony. Here are his remarks from the solemn commemoration of our war dead.

A person stands on a paved surface, back toward the camera, holding orange lights in each hand. In the background is a large aircraft.

RCAF contribution to Joint Task Force-Iraq adjusted

The RCAF has a deployed a second CC-130J Hercules to join Joint Task Force-Iraq as part of Operation Impact, and the CC-140 Aurora currently deployed on the mission will return to Canada in December.

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