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RCAF concludes participation in CRUZEX 2018

– RCAF members participate in CRUZEX 2018 in Brazil, strengthening a nine-year bilateral relationship.

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National Air Force Museum of Canada’s “senior squadron” a national treasure

– More than 120 volunteers, the majority retired military members, do everything from greeting visitors to working on aircraft restoration and education programs at the National Air Force Museum of Canada.

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Light urban search and rescue technicians train in Massachusetts

– Royal Canadian Air Force technical search specialists and structural collapse technicians from 8 Wing and 19 Wing trained with their U.S. counterparts and other agencies in Massachusetts in early November on Exercise Vigilant Guard.

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RCAF CC-177 Globemaster III reaches impressive milestone

– The RCAF’s first CC-177 Globemaster, which was delivered to the RCAF in 2007, has surpassed a major milestone: 10,000 accumulated flying hours.

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RCAF responds to state of emergency in British Columbia

– The RCAF provided aircraft and personnel to assist in firefighting efforts in August 2018, in British Columbia during the province’s worst fire season in its history.

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8 Wing Trenton welcomes new honorary colonel

– 8 Wing Trenton gave a warm welcome to their new honorary colonel, John Smylie, and said a fond farewell to their outgoing honorary colonel, John Williams, at a ceremony held September 20, 2018.

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Members of 424 Squadron rescue boater in St. Lawrence near Dorval

– Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, came to the aid of a boater, whose 25-foot sailboat had capsized two miles south of Dorval, Quebec, on September 17, 2018

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