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RCAF senior non-commissioned officers shine on USAF leadership course

– Three RCAF students rose to the top of their recent USAF leadership class, demonstrating the quality, capabilities and professionalism of our non-commissioned officers to our coalition partners.

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Foreign liaison officers facilitate cooperation, mutual understanding

– Foreign liaison officers are assigned to the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate, which is the organization responsible for administering the Air Force’s multi-billion dollar Foreign Military Sales enterprise.

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Majors Wally Sweetman and Bob Henderson: “Shining examples of strength and courage”

– 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron members mark the 25th anniversary of a crash that claimed the lives of two of their own.

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D-Day: The RCAF and Second Tactical Air Force

– A number of RCAF squadrons flew with the Royal Air Force’s 2nd Tactical Air Force in the weeks leading up to D-Day. They did such a good job establishing air superiority over the landing area that many pilots were disappointed by the lack of Luftwaffe targets on June 6, 1944, the day of the invasion.

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Who was in the air on D-Day?

– The RCAF had 42 operational squadrons overseas on D-Day—June 6, 1944.

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Moms and music

– In celebration of Mother’s Day, we visit 12 Wing Pipes and Drums in Shearwater, Nova Scotia, where three mothers have passed their love of the pipes and drums to their children, and play with them in the band.

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D-Day and air power

– Air power was critical in the weeks leading up to D-Day, the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. The Allies required total air supremacy, including the ability to provide close air support to the invaders and to disrupt enemy communications and transport.

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Paralympic athlete invested as honorary colonel of 15 Wing Moose Jaw

– Gold-medaled athlete turned honorary colonel, Lisa Franks, brings a new perspective to the Canadian Armed Forces, and provides a vital link between the RCAF and local communities.

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The RCAF and the Battle of the Atlantic

– The Battle of the Atlantic was the largest and longest campaign of the Second World War. The Royal Canadian Air Force was a key partner in winning the battle.

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Corporal Christopher Ninclaus: ATIS Technician of the Year

– Corporal Christopher Ninclaus of 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario, was named aerospace communications and information systems (ATIS) technician of the year for 2018.

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