100th Birthday of Thomas W. Dowbiggin

– December 3, 2019, marks the 100th birthday of Squadron Leader (retired) Thomas W. Dowbiggin, who served as a Second World War Spitfire pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 401 Squadron.

NORAD Tracks Santa program kicks off for 2019

– NORAD Tracks Santa kicks off December 1, 2019 with an interactive website, social media channels, “Santa Cam” streaming video and more. On December 24, users may call or text 1-877-HiNORAD for Santa’s up-to-date location.

Service couple marry aboard the CC-150 Polaris

– On July 29, at more than 23,000 feet and a speed of 320 knots, Corporal Rachelle MacDonald and Warrant Officer Adrian MacKinnon said “I do” aboard the CC-150 Polaris aircraft.

RCAF runner fares well at world-level championships

– World Masters Athlete Major Serge Faucher competed recently at the North, Central America and Caribbean Region of WMA Championships, coming home with a personal bronze and a team silver.

434 (OT&E) Squadron bolsters affiliation with famed Bluenose II

– The Tall Ships Festival held August 31 to September 1, 2019, in Brockville, Ontario, provided a memorable opportunity for 434 Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) “Bluenose” Squadron from 8 Wing Trenton to reconnect with its famous lineage.

Shearwater technician shows his strength

– 12 Wing Shearwater’s Master Corporal Gabriel Auclair earned the number one spot at the 2019 World Masters Olympic Weightlifting Championships.

Canadian Forces Snowbirds jets returning home to Moose Jaw

– Ten CT-114 Tutor jets flown by the Canadian Forces Snowbirds are returning home to Moose Jaw from Georgia November 27, 2019.

Investing in our junior leaders through the Junior Enlisted Leadership Forum

– Junior non-commissioned officers from several nations gathered in Winnipeg recently for the 2019 Junior Enlisted Leadership Forum.

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