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A joint statement from the commanders of the Royal Canadian Navy and Royal Canadian Air Force on the crash of a CH-148 Cyclone helicopter

On April 30, 2020, Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, and Vice-Admiral Art McDonald, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, issued the following statement regarding the crash of a CH-148 Cyclone helicopter.
April 30, 2020

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Canadian Forces Snowbirds launch cross-Canada tour

During Operation Inspiration, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds will cross the country to salute Canadians doing their part to fight the spread of COVID-19.
April 29, 2020

The RCAF roundel

A message from the RCAF Command Team on COVID-19

On April 28, 2020, the RCAF Command Team issued the following message to RCAF personnel and their families regarding COVID-19.
April 28, 2020

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Our people: Major Matthew Dukowski heads up Air Detachment (Atlantic) for Operation Laser

“When things get bad, people look to us,” says Major Matthew Dukowski, Air Detachment (Atlantic) Commander for Operation Laser, the Canadian Armed Forces’ response to the novel coronavirus global pandemic.
April 23, 2020

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Our people: Warrant Officer Tina Koutras

Using knowledge and experience she acquired in her civilian roles as a motivational coach and online entrepreneur, Warrant Officer Tina Koutras is keeping the information flowing at 12 Wing Shearwater, Nova Scotia, during the COVID-19 epidemic.
April 15, 2020

The RCAF roundel

A message from the RCAF Command Team on COVID-19

On April 9, 2020, the RCAF Command Team issued the following message to RCAF personnel regarding COVID-19.
April 9, 2020

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Rejoin the RCAF team!

The RCAF is actively seeking to re-enroll former members who can make an immediate contribution to Canada’s air and space capabilities based on their previous training and experience.
April 3, 2020

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Our people: Corporal Teri Brown

“I explored the Canadian Armed Forces website and was immediately called to the Aircraft Structures Technician trade. To me, it was a perfect match,” says Corporal Teri Brown, who works at 12 Wing Shearwater, Nova Scotia.
March 25, 2020

In a dirt field, two firefighters in full gear drag a flowing hose from a fire engine toward smoking pieces of metal.

Our people: Lieutenant Jenson Gilby

RCAF Lieutenant Jenson Gilby makes a natural career choice in moving from Platoon Chief of the 12 Wing Fire Department to Construction Engineering Officer.
March 20, 2020

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Our people: Captain David He

“I feel privileged to be a part of this community at such a rare and exciting time,” says 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron pilot Captain David He.
March 18, 2020

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