2 Wing - Air Expeditionary Wing

2 Wing is the Royal Canadian Air Force’s air expeditionary wing, a formation able to rapidly deploy as a self-contained unit, employing air power and providing associated support wherever needed, across Canada or around the world.

2 Wing is a key element of the Air Force Expeditionary Capability (AFEC) Project, whose mandate is to optimize the Royal Canadian Air Force’s ability to rapidly deploy and effectively sustain operations in response to contingencies anywhere in Canada or around the world.

2 Wing is located at Canadian Forces Base Bagotville.

Squadrons

Wing Badge

Either peace or war

Command team

Colonel Luc Guillette

Colonel Luc Guillette

CWO Martin Rousseau

CWO Martin Rousseau, CD

Wing news

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November 19, 2018

A group of pilots of No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron walk towards the camera from a Hawker Hurricane after returning from a fighter sortie on October 24, 1940.

Battle of Britain profile of courage: John Alexander Kent and the RAF’s Polish fighter pilots

In 1940, John Alexander Kent, a Canadian, was posted to RAF Northolt as a flight commander with the Royal Air Force’s newly-formed No. 303 Polish Squadron.
September 12, 2019

An elderly man wearing a jacket, tie and beret and a young man wearing a military uniform stand side by side and salute.

RCAF to mark 79th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Ceremonies commemorating the Battle of Britain will be held across the country on Sunday, September 15, 2019.
September 11, 2019

A head and shoulders photo of a man wearing a military tunic with tie. Near his left lapel are wings and several military medal ribbons.

Last Canadian Battle of Britain pilot “slips the surly bonds of earth”

John Stewart Hart, the last surviving Canadian Battle of Britain pilot, died in June 2019 at the age of 102.
September 9, 2019

During the Battle of Britain parade held on Parliament Hill on September 16, 1956, the colour party marches past the saluting base in front of the Peace Tower.

The origins of the Battle of Britain ceremony

Each year, on the third Sunday of September, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) celebrates Battle of Britain Sunday. But what was the original purpose behind the ceremony, and when did it start?
September 8, 2019

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Contact information

2 Wing Public Affairs Officer
Canadian Forces Base Bagotville
PO Box 5000, Station Forces
Alouette QC  G0V 1A0

Telephone: 418-677-4000 extension 4565