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A large group of people, one wearing an orange flightsuit and the rest in olive green, with some in black leather jackets, gather beside a small yellow twin-engine ai\rcraft.

Honorary Colonels in Canada’s Air Force

“What is an honorary colonel?” “How do you become one?” “What is the job description?” These are just a few of the questions that instantly popped into my head.
August 6, 2019

A woman wearing a military disruptive pattern uniform sits beside a chocolate-coloured Labrador dog. She has her right arm wrapped around the animal.

How a service dog can change your life

Here’s how a two-year-old Texan named Dodger changed the life of a Canadian Armed Forces member.
August 1, 2019

A woman wearing a disruptive pattern uniform lies in a white and grey tube with a large clear window beside her head. A pair of boots stands on the floor beside the tube.

Waking up with a fresh perspective

Personnel working long shifts at 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario, now have a place to relax, stretch and nap during those shifts thanks to recently installed sleep pods.
July 31, 2019

A montage of a photo of a man wearing a military uniform beside a graphic with an RCAF roundel and the words “Quality of Life—Quality of Service” and “Qualité de vie—Qualité de service”.

The race to retain and increase experience levels in the RCAF

With the global aviation industry expanding rapidly, the RCAF faces a shortage of experienced personnel. Therefore, initiatives have been launched to ensure the continuing health of the RCAF and our ability to achieve mission success.
July 30, 2019

A woman and a man, both in disruptive pattern uniforms, attach a flag to a flag while a large group of people, some wearing uniforms, watches from the background.

22 Wing/CFB North Bay raises first PRIDE flag

22 Wing personnel participate in first PRIDE flag-raising ceremony.
July 30, 2019

A man wearing an olive green flight suit over a navy blue T-shirt and a man wearing a dark blue blazer, cream pants and a shirt and tie, look at the contents of a dark blue leather-covered folder with an image of a gold crest on the front. They are indoors; behind them is an aircraft.

Military historian candidate is first recipient of Air Vice Marshal Keith Hodson Scholarship

A student of Canadian military history is the first to receive the Air Vice Marshal Hodson Scholarship. Hodson was an RCAF Spitfire pilot who flew 120 missions with RAF Fighter Command in 1941, earning two Distinguished Flying Crosses.
July 26, 2019

In a darkened room, people wearing disruptive pattern uniforms look at images and charts displayed on computer and wall screens.

8 ACCS on Bold Quest 19.1 in Finland

8 Air Communication and Control Squadron and 51 Aerospace Control and Warning Squadron members are home from Exercise Bold Quest 19.1.
July 25, 2019

The Royal Canadian Air Force roundel

Canada announces next step in future fighter competition

On July 23, 2019, the Government of Canada achieved a major milestone in the future fighter acquisition process. Following extensive engagement with industry and eligible suppliers over the past 18 months, the formal Request for Proposals has been released to eligible suppliers.
July 23, 2019

Five people wearing military disruptive camouflage uniforms, including helmets, and holding rifles, stand in a muddy roadway, barricaded with concertina wire, a forest.

RCAF Reserve-led basic military training course wraps up

On June 27, 2019, RCAF and RCN reservists graduated from an RCAF-led basic military qualification course held at Camp Aldershot, Nova Scotia.
July 23, 2019

A young man wearing a flight suit sits in the cockpit of a small aircraft, looking out through the open door.

British Columbia air cadet achieves “rare air”

A British Columbia air cadet has achieved a rare distinction—qualifying to fly a “tow plane” to tow air cadet gliders.
July 19, 2019

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