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Supply Technicians - Profiling Warrant Officer Sandra Leaman, 12 Air Maintenance Squadron

Described by her chain of command as “a team player who always volunteers time for her unit,” Warrant Officer Sandra Leaman won the 12 Wing Shearwater Air Person of the Year Award for her dedication and work ethic.
October 8, 2020

Polar Epsilon 2

Hard Work and Creativity Pays Off! Polar Epsilon 2 Celebrates a Key Milestone

In May 2020, the Polar Epsilon 2 (PE2) project delivered by Assistant Deputy Minister (Information Management) reached a key milestone of Limited Operations. 
October 6, 2020

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Op Nanook: Working with our Arctic Partners

On Op Nanook, RCAF personnel benefit from working with Allied nations and Canadian Arctic partners.
October 6, 2020

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New CAF Space Specialist Skill Badge

Canadian Armed Forces personnel who have achieved a combination of formal space qualifications and experience are now eligible to proudly wear the Space Specialist Skill Badge.
October 6, 2020

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Northern lights shine bright for RCAF Lieutenant-Colonel and Honorary Colonel

On September 25, 2020, the Northern Lights Aero Foundation announced the recipients of the Elsie MacGill award, among who were two members of the RCAF.
October 5, 2020

The RCAF roundel

Government awards design contract for future fighter infrastructure in Bagotville

On October 2, the Government of Canada announced a $12.1-million contract award to EllisDon-EBC Inc. Joint Venture of Ottawa for the design of a new fighter jet facility at 3 Wing Bagotville, one of two main operating bases for Canada’s future fighter aircraft.
October 2, 2020

The RCAF roundel

CANAIRGEN on RCAF hateful conduct policy

On October 1st, 2020, the RCAF published the following CANAIRGEN outlining its hateful conduct policy.
October 1, 2020

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Celebrating women in aviation

The Canadian Armed Forces are a world leader in gender integration and the employment of women in all occupations. In October, the RCAF celebrates Women’s History Month and the participation of women in the field of aviation.
October 1, 2020

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Maintaining the North Warning System

A cadre of highly skilled technicians maintains the North Warning System, an important capability providing year-round support to the NORAD mission.
September 29, 2020

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Sentinels “Patched” at 17 Wing

Two RCAF personnel from 17 Wing received their Sentinel patches on June 24, 2020, marking them as members of the Canadian Armed Forces Sentinel Program.
September 28, 2020

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