RCAF Lieutenant-Colonel John Roper receives U.S. Legion of Merit

– The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 20, 1942, has awarded the Legion of Merit (Degree of Legionnaire) to Colonel John A. Roper, Royal Canadian Air Force.

First USAF members complete Sentinel Program

– Three United States Air Force sergeants recently became the first USAF members to complete the Canadian Armed Forces Sentinel Program.

Canada’s newest astronauts complete basic training

– Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronauts Lieutenant-Colonel Joshua Kutryk and Dr. Jenni Sidey-Gibbons celebrated the end of their basic training, along with their NASA classmates, during a ceremony on January 10, 2020, at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Aviation community says goodbye to Fern Villeneuve

– The founder of the RCAF’s legendary “Golden Hawks” aerobatic team died December 25, 2019, at the age of 92.

Remembering aviation legend Russell Bannock

– Canada’s second highest scoring Second World War ace, and a legend in Canadian civil aviation, Russ Bannock, died on January 4, 2020, at the age of 100.

Track and field for Masters athletes

– This is the first in a series of articles that will cover all aspects of Masters athletes’ training and nutrition for track and field events.

Canada’s Air Task Force completes mission in Romania

– Since 2014, Operation Reassurance has been key to demonstrating Canada’s commitment to our NATO allies.

December 1944: An “Alouette” Christmas story

– On Christmas Eve, 1944, Flight Sergeant Jean Cauchy and his crew, flying a Halifax bomber back from a raid in Germany, were in trouble—they’d lost an engine and there was still a bomb in their bomb bay that they hadn’t been able to drop.

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