2 Wing - Air Expeditionary Wing

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Either peace or war

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.

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Wing news

Leading Aircraftman Stan Rivers (on the wing) and Leading Aircraftman Ken Allenby of 402 “Bear” Squadron, paint D-Day markings on an Allied aircraft.

Operation Overlord: D-Day Remembered

Royal Canadian Air Force squadrons had already been involved for several months in bombing key enemy targets in the invasion area. Now, RCAF squadrons were among 171 Allied squadrons that attacked on D-Day—June 6, 1944.
June 6, 2018

Two men in green flying uniforms hold a certificate in a folder between them.

RCAF trainees encouraged to make the most of their time between courses

Waiting periods between various phases of RCAF training is inevitable—but trainees are encouraged to make the most of those gaps for both personal and professional development.
June 4, 2018

A man, woman and child look at items laid out on a table covered in a tartan tablecloth

Lost Canadian Banshee pilot remembered in Ottawa

More than 60 years ago, Lieutenant Barry Troy disappeared when his Banshee fighter jet crashed off the coast of Florida. On April 27, 2018, members of the Troy family gathered with personnel from the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy to pay tribute to his memory.
June 1, 2018

A fighter jet flies near a large sailing ship.

From Tholthorpe to Trenton: the history of 434 “Bluenose” Squadron

434 “Bluenose” Squadron is back in business as a test and evaluation squadron. This article traces the history of the squadron from its wartime origins.
May 30, 2018

A man and a woman, both wearing dark blue military uniforms, sit in leather wing-backed chairs on a stage with flags behind them.

New NORAD commander

On May 24, 2018, General Terrence O’Shaughnessy took command of NORAD/USNORTHCOM.
May 28, 2018

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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 x 4565