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4 Wing Cold Lake welcomes new honorary colonel

– 4 Wing Cold Lake proudly welcomed Honorary Colonel Darlene M. Gates, on December 14, 2018.

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Five new members for Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame

– Five new members—including two Second World War-era members of the Royal Canadian Air Force—will be inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame in May 2019.

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RCAF flight advisor guides aircraft to a safe landing

– RCAF flight advisor Corporal Martin Bélair guided a Boeing 757 to a safe night landing on October 20, 2018, despite a dangerous situation onboard the aircraft.

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Air and Space Power Operations Course breaks down “stovepipes”

– The 30-day intensive Air and Space Power Operations Course develops air- and space-minded officers who can effectively assess, plan and task dynamic and complex aerospace operations.

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Canada’s Air Task Force completes 2018 deployment in Romania

– Canada’s Air Task Force (ATF)-Romania has completed its four-month deployment with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO’s) enhanced Air Policing in Romania.

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Air battle managers support Exercise Antler South

– Two 22 Wing aerospace control officers worked with 419 Squadron as air battle managers during Exercise Antler South, held in October 2018 in California.

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Holiday greetings from the Royal Canadian Air Force

– Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Royal Canadian Air Force

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Holiday traditions in the Royal Canadian Air Force

– As do all military organizations, the Royal Canadian Air Force treasures and maintains a number of special traditions associated with the holiday period. From Christmas dinners to “sticky floors” to New Year’s levees . . . Read the rest of the story . . .

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Sharp dressed man, RCAF-style

– Clothing Stores and the wing tailor at 14 Wing Greenwood, Nova Scotia, make sure Santa is kitted out and ready for his big night.

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Christmas 1943: From No. 1 “Y” Depot in Halifax, Nova Scotia

– Christmas 1943, 75 years ago, was a somber time.The Second World War had been ongoing for more than four years, with the accompanying separations and losses of loved ones. However, the editorial staff of No. 1 “Y” Depot’s newsletter encouraged depot personnel to keep their spirits high during the Christmas season while serving up their regular selection of gossip, jokes and news.

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