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Tag: History – The story of the CAF

22 Wing personnel proud to carry out Public Duties in U.K.

– By Captain Leah Pierce Since June 25, 2018, Sergeant Michael Jaworski, a member of 21 Aerospace Control and Warning Squadron, Corporal Karey Barr, from 51 Aerospace Control and Warning (Operational Training) Squadron, Corporal Phuong Hutchings, of 22 Wing’s traffic section, and Corporal Asitha Jayasundera, also from 21 Squadron, and all from 22 Wing North Bay, …

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RCAF makes history in London

– The Royal Canadian Air Force Queen’s Guard took over from the Royal Air Force (RAF) on the heels of RAF’s 100th anniversary celebrations on July 10, which saw a wonderfully executed parade and flypast near Buckingham Palace.

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Canadian delegation visits Lourdes for International Military Pilgrimage

– The pilgrimage aims to reinforce fraternity between people of different nations, broaden the practice of praying for peace, strengthen the role of spirituality in all armed forces, and care for the injured in a spirit of fellowship.

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Spitfire Y2-K comes home

– A rare Second World War aircraft returns to Comox this summer, coinciding with the launch of a legacy fund named after local legend Stocky Edwards.

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Freedom of Entry to the Town of Folkestone, U.K.

– According to E.C. Russell in his book Customs and Traditions of the Canadian Armed Forces, “one of the most prized honours of a marching unit is the conferring upon the unit of the privilege and distinction of the freedom of the city—the honour for all time of marching through the city [or community] with drums beating, colours flying, and bayonets fixed.”

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“Check Six”: An update on the RCAF’s past year

– By Joanna Calder On May 4, 2018, Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger assumed command of the Royal Canadian Air Force. He inherits an Air Force that has seen substantial developments over the past months, including the crucial release of Strong, Secure, Engaged: Canada’s Defence Policy in June 2017. “I am extremely optimistic as I look to the …

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New “collaboration room” named after Battle of Britain mechanic

– From 16 Wing Borden In September 2016, senior staff of the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering (CFSATE), located at 16 Wing Borden, Ontario, visited the training facility at Royal Air Force Cosford in Shropshire, United Kingdom. During their stay, they observed a collaboration room: a place where students gather to study collectively …

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8 Wing Trenton participates in Anzac Day ceremony

– Commemorated each year on April 25, the day also pays tribute to the more than 8000 Australians and 2700 New Zealanders killed during the invasion of the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915 during the First World War.

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RCAF guards Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in United Kingdom

– It’s the first time in its 94-year history that the RCAF has been asked to perform “Public Duties” for her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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Fallen First World War pilot remembered in Deseronto, Ontario

– Lieutenant Coleridge was stationed in Deseronto. In 1918, he was inducted as a Member of the Order of the British Empire for his actions in saving a cadet from a burning aircraft while his unit was at Fort Worth, Texas, for winter training, despite the risk to his own life and the injuries he sustained.

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