RCAF personnel on the winners’ podium in France

Four people wearing military uniforms pull and push a small raft with backpacks on top of it through thigh-deep water
Building an improvised raft and crossing a stretch of water were two of the 58 challenges that the Canadian team from 19 Wing Comox, British Columbia, tackled during Exercise Air Raid, held June 7 to 9, 2019, at Base aérienne 942 Lyon-Mont Verdun in France. PHOTO: Sergeant Pierre Thériault

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The Royal Canadian Air Force’s team took third place in the 20th edition of Exercise Air Raid held from June 7 to 9 at Base aérienne 942 Lyon-Mont Verdun, France. After a 36-hour blitz, the team from 19 Wing Comox, British Columbia, successfully completed the 58 tests that evaluated skills including combat techniques, first aid, marksmanship and survival, as well as their military knowledge. Read the rest of the article . . .

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