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Holiday greetings from the RCAF command team

During the 2019 holiday season, Royal Canadian Air Force leaders send greetings to RCAF personnel. Here is the message from the Royal Canadian Air Force’s command team.
December 18, 2019

Four people, wearing disruptive pattern combat uniforms and Santa or elf-style hats, walk across a grassy area with a person dressed as Santa.

Operation HO HO HO brings joy to children in three communities

The RCAF’s Operation HO HO HO now brings Christmas cheer to sick children who have to be in hospital over the holiday season in three communities. 
December 18, 2019

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Season’s Greetings 2019 from 2 Canadian Air Division

The commander and chief warrant officer of 2 Canadian Air Division sent holiday greetings to 2 CAD personnel in December 2019. Here is their message.
December 18, 2019

Two people, one kneeling and one standing, are on a snowy tarmac with a fighter jet behind them. Both wear military uniforms and “Santa” hats.

Canadian NORAD Region announces Santa’s 2019 escort teams and trackers

RCAF pilots, maintainers and trackers are ready for Santa Claus’ flight through Canadian airspace on December 24, 2019.
December 17, 2019

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Holiday greetings from 1 Canadian Air Division / Canadian NORAD Region

The commander and chief warrant officer of 1 Canadian Air Division / Canadian NORAD Region sent holiday greetings to 1 CAD personnel in December 2019. Here is their message.
December 17, 2019

A man wearing an RCAF uniform holds a flag as he stands in a cemetery.

RCAF personnel participate in commemoration of Italian Campaign

Sergeant Terry Gibbins from 22 Wing/Canadian Forces Base North Bay, Ontario, was part of contingent of more than 180 Canadian Armed Forces members who participated in commemoration ceremonies to remember the 96,000 Canadians who served in the Italian Campaign of the Second World War.
December 13, 2019

A group of people wearing military uniforms stand in a group in front of a large glass building.

Canadian NORAD Region hosts first Arctic Airpower Seminar

Royal Canadian Air Force and United States Air Force personnel gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in November 2019 to discuss training and operations in the Arctic.
December 13, 2019

A line of people wearing RCMP or military uniforms or civilian clothing, and Santa Claus, stand in a row in front of a large aircraft.

RCAF helps RCMP deliver toys to northern kids

On December 6, 2019, the RCAF again assisted the RCMP in their annual “Toys for the North” campaign to deliver toys to children in some of Canada’s most remote northerly locations.
December 12, 2019

A man wearing a helmet and military flight suit adjusts the helmet worn by a person dressed as Santa Claus inside a large aircraft.

Santa takes a tiger by the tail

Santa Claus had the opportunity for a different type of flight from his normal sleigh pulled by eight tiny reindeer when he went on a familiarization flight with 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron.
December 11, 2019

A man wearing a military flight suit stands in front of an aircraft.

RCAF announces pilot for 2020 CF-18 Demonstration Team

Captain Dan Deluce will be the 2020 Demo Hornet pilot. The CF-18 Demonstration Team is looking forward to thrilling audiences across Canada this summer and demonstrating the RCAF’s capabilities to Canadians.
December 10, 2019

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