19 Wing Commander

Colonel Bryn Elliott

Colonel Bryn Elliott

Colonel Bryn Elliott enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces in 2000 under the Direct Entry Officer program. An experienced Air Combat Systems Officer, Colonel Elliott has accumulated more than 2,000 flying hours in North and South America, Europe and the Middle East.

Postings include: 436 Squadron (C130), 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron (C130H), 1 Canadian Air Division (Executive Assistant DComd Force Generation, 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron (Deputy Commanding Officer), Canadian Joint Operations Command, 1 Canadian Air Division (Senior Staff Officer Search and Rescue), Commanding Officer 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron, Deputy Director Air Mobility Division CENTCOM.

Tours of operations include Operation ARCHER – Afghanistan support (2003), Operation SAFARI – UN Mission Sudan (2009-2010), Operation MOBILE – NATO Mission Libya (2011), Air Task Force Commander, Major SAR Kelowna (2017), Operations INHERENT RESOLVE, RESOLUTE SUPPORT – US CENTCOM missions Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan (2020-2021).

Colonel Elliott is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan (Bachelor of Science) and the Royal Military College of Canada Kingston (Masters of Defence Studies).