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Canada–US relationship summits

– Canadian Armed Forces Lieutenant-General Christopher Coates, deputy commander of NORAD, joined members of the AdAmAn Club for their annual year-end ascent of Pikes Peak, in Colorado.

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Once a Chinthe, always a Chinthe

– 435 Squadron hosts Second World War squadron member Richard Earl for a tour and conversation.

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Lieutenant-Governor Lincoln Alexander was one of first blacks 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 blacks to serve in the RCAF.

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RCAF family advocate visits Luke AFB

– Colonel Heather Thorne-Albright, the RCAF family advocate, recently visited Luke Air Force Base in Arizona to promote practices and identify improvements in taking care of air personnel and their families.

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Recruits of Quality

– The quality 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.

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RCAF airwomen’s reunion to be held in June

– RCAF airwomen, former and currently serving, are invited to attend a reunion in Ottawa June 7-9, 2019.

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Dutch honour for Canadian task force commander in Mali

– Colonel Chris McKenna, who recently concluded his assigning as commander of Task Force-Mali received an unexpected surprise during the transfer of command authority ceremony in Mali—the Dutch Medal of Merit in Bronze, presented by the commander of the Dutch contingent.

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Farewell to Canada’s last Dambuster

– Canada’s last living Dambuster, Fred Sutherland, died on January 21, 2019. Now only one person who participated in the daring raid to destroy German dams nearly 76 years ago is left alive: Great Britain’s George “Johnny” Johnson.

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Journeyman fighter force technicians graduate

– Over the past year, 10 Field Technical Training Squadron has increased its capacity to train fighter force technicians. The most recent graduating class of technicians returned to their home units late last year to work as qualified journeymen on the CF-188 Hornet.

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Death came knocking: the search for an Ottawa neighbourhood’s fallen

– Hundreds of residents of an Ottawa neighbourhood known as the Glebe served in the Second World War and 392 or more died. Author and Glebe resident Dave O’Malley took on a Remembrance Day project to map the homes of the fallen.

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