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Announcing the RCAF 2024 Logo

With the RCAF Centennial anniversary only a thousand days away, Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force and Chief Warrant Officer John Hall, the RCAF Command CWO unveiled the RCAF 2024 logo and motto.
July 6, 2021

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The Basic Tactical Aviation Course 2101 at Canadian Forces Base Suffield was a success.
July 20, 2021

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Celebrating Pride Month with Sergeant Cloutier

Sgt Carole Cloutier is an RCAF Human Resources Administrator at Canadian Armed Recruiting Group HQ Borden, a proud mother of three, and an active member of the Pride Network Committee at Canadian Forces Base Borden.
July 20, 2021

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Historic Nieuport XI bi-plane lands in Ottawa

An historic Nieuport XI bi-plane recently moved into the Battle of Britain - Building 7, home of the RCAF in the National Capital Region. Re-assembled on March 27, 2021 the aircraft was painstakingly hoisted to hang from the ceiling in the building’s three-story atrium on April 3, 2021.
July 6, 2021

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Iceland and Wall Street and Helipads, oh my!

For Major Peter Wright, every SAR mission where there is a life saved, as well as every failure experienced, contribute to making him better. “Whether it is the 1st or 200th SAR mission, the feeling you have when you are able to bring a loved one home or to a higher level of care resulting in a life saved, is truly amazing.”
June 29, 2021

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WWII flying ace a valued part of RCAF and Canadian history

Books have been written about him, military aviation web sites list his accomplishments, and numerous news articles include his name. He is an artist and conservationist in his own right. Wing Commander James Francis “Stocky” Edwards, CM, DFC and Bar, DFM, CD is a Canadian hero on several fronts.
June 25, 2021

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Women in the Caribbean: Curaçao Counter-Drug Operation

It is a rare military operation where the composition of female service members reaches 20%. Even rarer is when those 20% occupy key leadership roles. Yet, this is precisely what took place this past March, during the 2021 Counter-Drug Operational deployment to the Caribbean.
June 22, 2021

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Father-son RCAF Reserve duo serving side-by-side

Making his own mark, yet forever grateful for his father’s mentorship, Avr Pelletier was only too happy to follow in his father’s footsteps by joining the RCAF Reserve in 2015.
June 16, 2021

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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

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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

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