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Canadian NORAD Region announces Santa’s escort pilots and trackers

– With Santa’s big night only a week away, RCAF pilots, technicians and trackers are standing by to help guide him in his journey through Canadian airspace.

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CAF begins processing claims in LGBT Purge settlement

– The LGBT Purge was a dark period in Canada’s history, and while we can’t change what happened, we can work towards reconciliation, learning from the past and righting the wrongs that occurred.

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2 Canadian Air Division Season’s Greetings

– During the 2018 holiday season, Royal Canadian Air Force leaders send greetings to RCAF personnel. Here is the message from 2 Canadian Air Division’s command team. “Regardless of your beliefs, one cannot help but notice the changes in the air as the Christmas Season fast approaches. “As members of 2 Canadian Air Division embrace the …

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The future looks green for the winning team of the Defence Team Innovation Challenge

– Innovation in the workplace is not just about introducing new ways of doing business. It is about developing a culture that encourages and welcomes new ideas, methods, or technologies to help build the Defence Team of the future, and prepare for the challenges that lie ahead. 

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Holiday greetings from the commander of the RCAF

– “We can honestly say that 2018 has been an extraordinary year for the Royal Canadian Air Force,” says the commander of the RCAF, Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger, in his 2018 holiday message to Air Force personnel.

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New CAF Transition Group aims to improve military career transition experience

– On December 10, 2018, the Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, and the Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), Seamus O’Ragan jointly announced the establishment of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Transition Group.

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Mentorship of 405 Squadron ‘family’ changes hands

– 405 Squadron has a new honorary colonel as Bert Campbell passes the watch to Heather Hemming.

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Message from the Values and Ethics Champion on Human Rights Day

– Today, December 10, is Human Rights Day and as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we are reminded that we have come a long way but still have further to go before equality can be achieved worldwide…

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DM/CDS holiday card contest winner announced!

– It was a difficult decision to make, but the DM and CDS are happy to announce this year’s winner of the holiday card contest. A special thank you to all of the children for the beautiful artwork they sent in. With so many creative submissions, picking just one was a challenge.

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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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