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The race to retain and increase experience levels in the RCAF

– With the global aviation industry expanding rapidly, the RCAF faces a shortage of experienced personnel. Therefore, initiatives have been launched to ensure the continuing health of the RCAF and our ability to achieve mission success.

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22 Wing/CFB North Bay raises first PRIDE flag

– 22 Wing personnel participate in first PRIDE flag-raising ceremony.

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Military historian candidate is first recipient of Air Vice Marshal Keith Hodson Scholarship

– A student of Canadian military history is the first to receive the Air Vice Marshal Hodson Scholarship. Hodson was an RCAF Spitfire pilot who flew 120 missions with RAF Fighter Command in 1941, earning two Distinguished Flying Crosses.

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8 ACCS on Bold Quest 19.1 in Finland

– 8 Air Communication and Control Squadron and 51 Aerospace Control and Warning Squadron members are home from Exercise Bold Quest 19.1.

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RCAF Reserve-led basic military training course wraps up

– On June 27, 2019, RCAF and RCN reservists graduated from an RCAF-led basic military qualification course held at Camp Aldershot, Nova Scotia.

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British Columbia air cadet achieves “rare air”

– A British Columbia air cadet has achieved a rare distinction—qualifying to fly a “tow plane” to tow air cadet gliders.

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Governor General honours remarkable Canadians

– Four current and one retired members of the Royal Canadian Air Force were among those honoured by Governor General and Commander-in-Chief Julie Payette during a June 13, 2019, ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Ontario.

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It’s time to name our new search and rescue aircraft!

– The RCAF is asking Canadians to choose their favourite from five possible names.

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19 Wing welcomes new honorary colonel

– 19 Wing Comox welcomed Robert Quartermain as the wing’s new honorary colonel on July 4, 2019.

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Northern Lights Aero Foundation announces 2019 award winners

– Two RCAF women are among the 2019 winners of the Northern Lights Aero Foundation “Elsie” awards, which honour Canadian women who have made outstanding contributions to aviation and aerospace.

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