Honorary colonels in Canada’s Air Force

A large group of people, one wearing an orange coverall and the rest wearing olive green flight suits (several with black leather jackets), stand beside a yellow twin-propeller aircraft in a hangar.
Royal Canadian Air Force Honourary Colonels across Canada hold a conference in Yellowknife, NWT, hosted by Joint Task Force (North) on 29 May 2019. Photo: Capt Soomin Kim, JTFN PAO

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The first time I ever heard of the term honorary colonel was when I was introduced to a lovely lady named J’lyn Nye. We met at a networking event. I remember meeting a tall, formidable women with fiery red hair and a strong voice, and I wondered if she worked in radio or television. Turns out she is a radio host by day but more interestingly, she serves as an honorary colonel in the Royal Canadian Air Force as well. Read the rest of the article . . .

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