14 Wing Greenwood

14 Wing is located at Canadian Forces Base Greenwood. Nestled in the heart of Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley rests 14 Wing Greenwood, the largest air base on the East Coast. Aurora crews conduct sovereignty and surveillance missions over the Atlantic Ocean routinely, while search and rescue capabilities are maintained 365 days of the year.

14 Wing will be Canada’s leader in developing and applying air power for airborne intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and control and transport and rescue in global, joint and combined operations.

History

In 1942, CFB Greenwood was established as Royal Air Force Station as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP). The BCATP was a plan to expand all Commonwealth air forces. In keeping with this objective, Greenwood was used as a training base during WWII, and before the end of the war, produced operational forces.

Read more about the history of 14 Wing Greenwood.

Squadrons

Equipment

Wing badge

Operate as One

Significance: The osprey is derived from the Badge of CFB Greenwood and holds a lightning bolt and trident representative of the communications and defensive roles that the wing performs. The globe represents the worldwide mandate of 14 Wing.

Command team

Colonel Brendan Cook

Colonel Brendan Cook, MSM, CD

Chief Warrant Officer Daniel Campbell

Chief Warrant Officer Daniel Campbell, MMM, CD

Wing news

COVID-19

National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces – COVID-19

The latest information and resources for military and civilian members of the Defence Team related to the rapidly evolving 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the steps being taken to minimize the risk to our military and civilian members.
March 19, 2020

Join the RCAF - Dare to be extraordinary

Join the RCAF - Dare to be extraordinary

Join the RCAF - Dare to be extraordinary
February 1, 2020

Three men wearing blue military uniforms and wedge hats stand outside a hangar in front of a military helicopter. The man in the middle holds a plaque and beside him is a little table with a trophy.

Sergeant Yves Desfossés, RCAF Reservist of the Year

Sergeant Yves Desfossés has dedicated 33 years to the Royal Canadian Air Force and Canada in both the Regular Force and the Primary Reserves. On July 16, 2020, he received the Air Reservist of the Year Award for his excellent work.
September 25, 2020

An orange twin-propeller aircraft in flight

An overview of our search and rescue aircraft

SAR Technicians use many different kinds of equipment to do their job, but they rely on aircraft to transport them where they need to go to save lives. Here are the aircraft that Canadian SAR Technicians use in their everyday work.
September 24, 2020

Military uniforms with the Sentinel badge

Sentinel Program: The 14 Wing Perspective

14 Wing’s perspective on the Canadian Armed Forces Sentinel Program.
September 22, 2020

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Contact information

14 Wing Public Affairs Officer
14 Wing CFB Greenwood
PO Box 5000, Stn Main
Greenwood NS  B0P 1N0

Public Affairs Officer

Phone: 902-765-1494 Ext 5101
Fax: 902-765-1757
Email: W14PublicAffairs@forces.gc.ca