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Join the RCAF - Dare to be extraordinary

Join the RCAF - Dare to be extraordinary

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

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CAF-DND Sexual Misconduct Class Action Settlement

If you experienced sexual harassment, sexual assault or discrimination based on your sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation while serving in the Canadian Armed Forces or while employed for the Department of National Defence or for the Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces, you may be eligible for a compensation from this class action settlement.
January 31, 2020

People wearing disruptive pattern uniforms and carrying a variety of bags and gear disembark a large cargo aircraft on a packed snow runway.

CAF members demonstrate specialized Arctic skill sets with international partners

Canadian Armed Forces members and international personnel deploy to Nunavut on Operation Nanook-Nunalivut 2020.
February 25, 2020

A senior man wearing Canada bib 312 runs on a track.

Track and field for Masters Athletes 3: Physical assessment

A physical assessment is essential before planning your training program.
February 21, 2020

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Eric Watts, a natural leader

When Eric Victor Watts enlisted in the RCAF on May 10, 1939, technically, he should not have been allowed to join. Nevertheless, he proved to be a natural leader.
February 19, 2020

In winter, a large yellow construction-type vehicle pours water into a shallow, rectangular hole filled with stone debris.

Canada, US team up to test extreme cold weather airfield repair solutions

The ability to share and test various runway repair techniques in a cold-weather environment will increase mission readiness capabilities while reducing repair time and costs.
February 18, 2020

A woman writing on a clipboard sits in a lawn chair in front of a house with an open door, while a man standing by a dolly has his hands on the top box in a stack of four, and looks through the open door.

A message from Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger, Commander RCAF, and Chief Warrant Officer Denis Gaudreault, RCAF Chief Warrant Officer

A posting can be both exciting and daunting for everyone involved, and information can be hard to find, which is why the RCAF has implemented the Family Sponsor Program.
February 17, 2020

In a black-and-white photograph, a Black man wearing a uniform stands with his hands in his pockets in front of a large memorial displaying statues of men in uniforms.

Recruits of Choice

The excellence of Black Canadians recruited to the RCAF during and after the Second World War—even before Blacks were officially allowed to join the Air Force—is reflected in their achievements during and following their military service.
February 13, 2020

An old black and white photo of a group of 11 men in bulky air force flying suits, standing or kneeling in front of the shingled exterior wall of a building.

Lieutenant-Governor Lincoln Alexander was one of the first Black Canadians to serve in RCAF

In celebration of Black History Month, we look at the life of Lincoln Alexander – Ontario’s first Black lieutenant governor and one of the first Black Canadians to serve in the RCAF.
February 11, 2020

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Henry J. Langdon: An RCAF, industry and union pioneer

Henry Langdon enlisted in the RCAF in 1939, even though regulations did not permit the enlistment of Blacks. Working in predominantly white environments in the RCAF, Air Canada and in his union, he was highly respected for his abilities his efforts to improve race relations.
February 7, 2020

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