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Tag: Anniversary Commemorations – Anniversaries of important events in CAF history

Happy 50th Anniversary to the Official Languages Act!

– 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act. The Act recognizes the equal status and use of French and English in all federal institutions. Our two official languages are woven into the Canadian fabric.

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RCAF to conduct flybys as part of Canada Day 2019 celebrations

– RCAF aircraft will take to the skies on Canada Day, conducting flybys in communities across the country.

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DT News: the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, Recreation Month, and National Public Service Week

– A Canadian delegation travelled to Courseulles-sur-Mer, France for the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

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D-Day: Canada’s three services on Operation Overlord

– Canada’s Navy, Army and Air Force were all fully engaged in the battle to establish a beachhead in Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

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D-Day Profile of Courage: Leading Aircraftwoman Eugénie “Frankie” Turner

– Leading Aircraftwoman Eugénie “Frankie” Turner was principally responsible for two RCAF squadrons (408 and 426), each squadron having 15 bombers. During D-Day, she worked 24 hours straight to keep the squadrons’ operations up-to-the-minute on developing events.

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Swiftly and surely on D-Day: 430 Squadron and the Normandy invasion

– 430 Squadron flew 30 sorties on D-Day.

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Joint statement on the occasion of Air Force Day on Parliament Hill

– Today we celebrate the 13th annual Air Force Day on Parliament Hill to honour the brave and dedicated Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) aviators who work tirelessly to protect Canada and Canadians . . .

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D-Day: The RCAF and Air Defence of Great Britain

– To prepare for the invasion of Europe, the RAF’s Fighter Command was divided between 2nd Tactical Air Force and the Air Defence of Great Britain (ADGB). Two of the fighter squadrons in the new ADGB were RCAF squadrons, and their aircrew took to the skies on D-Day.

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Billy Bishop – Canada’s first Air Force Victoria Cross recipient

– June 2 is celebrated as “Billy Bishop Day” in honour of the famous First World War ace.

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D-Day: The RCAF and Coastal Command

– Five RCAF squadrons assigned to the RAF’s Coastal command earned the battle honour ‘Normandy’ on D-day, June 6, 1944.

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