14 Wing Greenwood

14 Wing is located at Canadian Forces Base Greenwood. Nestled in the heart of Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley rests 14 Wing Greenwood, the largest air base on the East Coast. Aurora crews conduct sovereignty and surveillance missions over the Atlantic Ocean routinely, while search and rescue capabilities are maintained 365 days of the year.

14 Wing will be Canada’s leader in developing and applying air power for airborne intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and control and transport and rescue in global, joint and combined operations.

History

In 1942, CFB Greenwood was established as Royal Air Force Station as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP). The BCATP was a plan to expand all Commonwealth air forces. In keeping with this objective, Greenwood was used as a training base during WWII, and before the end of the war, produced operational forces.

Read more about the history of 14 Wing Greenwood.

Squadrons

Equipment

Wing badge

Operate as One

Significance: The osprey is derived from the Badge of CFB Greenwood and holds a lightning bolt and trident representative of the communications and defensive roles that the wing performs. The globe represents the worldwide mandate of 14 Wing.

Command team

Colonel Brendan Cook

Colonel Brendan Cook, MSM, CD

A new 17 Wing Chief Warrant Officer will be appointed in July 2021.

Wing news

The CF-18 Demonstration team aircraft.

RCAF Air Demonstration teams launch 2021 season under Operation INSPIRATION

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) air demonstration teams officially began their 2021 season today after formal certification by the Commanders of 1 Canadian Air Division and 2 Canadian Air Division following an acceptance show at 15 Wing Moose Jaw.
May 28, 2021

A woman standing in front of an RCAF airplane

Expand Your Career Horizons: Aim High as an RCAF Flight Attendant!

The Flight Attendant Employment Program (FAEP) offers non-commissioned members across the Canadian Armed Forces an amazing opportunity to broaden their career experience outside of their occupation to work as an FA.
May 20, 2021

A mother, father and their son

Helping RCAF children with special needs: Melissa’s story

When Melissa Harrison found out her family was being posted to 19 Wing Comox, B.C., she couldn’t have foreseen the help she would get for her autistic son.
May 14, 2021

Two adults standing, one wearing a military flight suit, and two children sitting on luggage among cardboard boxes. Behind them is a grey jet fighter with its canopy open.

Military Spouse Employment Initiative: BGen F. William Radiff

The Military Spouse Employment Initiative provides military spouses and common-law partners with tools and resources to develop their skills and pursue their careers within the federal Public Service.
May 11, 2021

A group of people wearing green camouflage uniforms and hats march in rows in the street.

Inaugural Victory March Replaces the Annual Nijmegen March

The CAF has launched the inaugural Victory March to continue the long standing tradition of participation in the Nijmegen Marches and is encouraging all Canadians to take part.
May 7, 2021

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Contact information

14 Wing Public Affairs Officer
14 Wing CFB Greenwood
PO Box 5000, Stn Main
Greenwood NS  B0P 1N0

Public Affairs Officer

Phone: 902-765-1494 Ext 5101
Fax: 902-765-1757
Email: W14PublicAffairs@forces.gc.ca