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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 Royal Canadian Air Force.

 

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The 2012 CF-18 Demonstration Team wrapped up this year’s show season at the Fleet Week Air Show in San Francisco, California, in early October.

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Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) is proud to acknowledge and pay tribute to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) by permanently installing a “Home of the RCAF” sign and flying three flags in recognition of their role in our community.

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Warrant Officer Darren Small of the Royal Canadian Air Force was recently awarded the Alaska Commendation Medal – the first Canadian Forces non-commissioned member to receive it.

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Being in the United States Air Force (or in my case, the Royal Canadian Air Force) allows people to see some pretty incredible parts of the world – places that no average person could possibly ever experience with their work, or even on a weekend vacation – to the last frontier.

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A crewmember on board a 740-foot cargo ship, approximately 130 km northwest of Vancouver Island, was evacuated by an RCAF Search and Rescue (SAR)  helicopter from 442 Squadron, after he suffered a potential medical emergency, Wednesday, November 21st.

 

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Commander 1 CAD visits 17 Wing

Major-General Pierre St-Amand, Commander 1 Canadian Air Division, made 17 Wing Winnipeg the first stop on his tour of Royal Canadian Air Force Wings on 23 October.

 

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Four of Her Majesty's Canadian Ships from the Atlantic Fleet will be participating in a joint international exercise — Task Group Exercise (TGEX) 6-12 — with the United States Navy from November 19 to December 14, off the east coasts of Canada and United States.

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Members of 429 Transport Squadron, nicknamed “the Bisons”, participated in a Trooping the Colour ceremony at 8 Wing Trenton, Ont., on November 7. During the ceremony, the squadron’s Colour — their unit’s symbol of pride and honour — was paraded for all to see.

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Defence Minister Peter MacKay, accompanied by Associate Defence Minister Bernard Valcourt and General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, presented 210 Canadian Forces members with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Operation Unified Protector–Libya medal during a ceremony held at Canadian Forces Base Halifax, N.S., today.

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