Apr. 25, 2013 - Our People
Brothers in Arms
Military members often refer to one another as ”brothers,” but for a pair of NORAD officers at Peterson Air Force Base, the word is used literally...
Apr. 24, 2013 - Our People
Air Reserve padre participates in winter training exercise
How does an Air Reserve chaplain — or padre, as chaplains are known in the Canadian Armed Forces — find himself in the middle of an Army winter exercise?...
Apr. 19, 2013 - Our People
Air reservist attends leadership training with US Air National Guard
Sergeant Pierre Simard, a member of the 22 Wing Air Reserve Flight since 2009, departs from North Bay on his way to the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base...
Mar. 18, 2013 - Our People
Master Corporal Tex Young: Precise professional
MCpl Young gained a new appreciation for Aboriginal youth and their challenges as an Aboriginal Recruit Program instructor at 16 Wing Borden, Ont., last spring...
Jan. 18, 2013 - Our People
People at work: Master Corporal Darry Gagnon
Growing up in such close proximity to the air base at 3 Wing Bagotville, Que., MCpl Gagnon says this influenced his decision to join the Canadian Armed Forces a decade ago...
Jan. 17, 2013 - Our People
Airman serves Canada with musical excellence
The “cranking of the cat” is an often-heard expression associated with the bagpipes...
Dec. 20, 2012 - Our People
Sergeant Allan Brace: now he’s in shape!
Sgt Brace was recently recognized for his aerobic excellence by receiving the Canadian Forces Aerobic Excellence Level One, bronze seal, award for “diligently working to maintain a heightened level of personal fitness over the past two years”...
Dec. 10, 2012 - Our People
Flight Engineer soaring with 10,000 flying hours
Sergeant Ron Anderson, a Flight Engineer with 435 (Transport and Rescue) Squadron at 17 Wing Winnipeg, was recognized recently for reaching a milestone that few aircrew attain -10,000 flying hours with the RCAF...
Dec. 7, 2012 - Our People
An Alert Experience
A month and a half after my arrival I was offered a chance to go to Canadian Forces Station Alert in Nunavut as the station’s supply and logistics officer...
Nov. 30, 2012 - Our People
RCAF officer awarded German Silver Cross of Honour
Major Edmund Roberds got the surprise of his life late last year when officers from the German armed forces (Bundeswehr) presented him with the Ehrenkreuz der Bundeswehr in silber (Silver Cross of Honour)...
Nov. 28, 2012 - Our People
RCAF airman awarded Alaska Commendation Medal
Warrant Officer Darren Small of the Royal Canadian Air Force was recently awarded the Alaska Commendation Medal...
Nov. 15, 2012 - Our People
A rookie’s perspective: Exercise Maple Resolve 2012
Second-Lieutenant Kroeker recently took part in Exercise Maple Resolve 2012, a month-long high-readiness training exercise that involving nearly 4 000 soldiers at the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre...
Oct. 30, 2012 - Our People
‘Leadership, caring and preparing’ – General Tom Lawson outlines his priorities as new CDS
At a change of command ceremony held at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, Gen Lawson assumed command of the Canadian Forces from Gen Walter Natynczyk...
Oct. 26, 2012 - Our People
“All or nothing” for Corporal Thompson, 2012 “Tour de Rock” Rider
“As a rider, you can only do the Tour de Rock once, so it’s an all-or-nothing thing,” says Corporal David Thompson, a Military Police member from 12 MP Flight, based at 19 Wing Comox...
Oct. 22, 2012 - Our People
RCAF SAR tech receives medal of bravery for B.C. rescue
Sergeant Stéphane Roy, a search and rescue technician at the Canadian Forces School of Search and Rescue, located at 19 Wing Comox, B.C., has received a Medal of Bravery...