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The French Air Force will bring its E-3F Sentry AWACS for Maple Flag in June.
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Participating nations confirmed for Maple Flag 51

April 3, 2018 at 1:41 pm

RCAF Exercise Maple Flag 51 will take place between June 11 and 22, welcoming air and ground crews as well as support personnel from across Canada and around the world. This year’s exercise will bring together more than 1,500 Canadian Armed Forces personnel along with hundreds of personnel from allied and partner nations. The exercise will include operations in command and control, air-to-air and air-to-surface tactics and weapons employment, and air-to-air refuelling on a largeRead More

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10 FTTS and 4 CES take the Snowfest trophy

March 27, 2018 at 2:09 pm

Jeff Gaye Snowfest 2018 lived up to its name. Temperatures were mild, but a cold wind and driving snow reminded participants that Old Man Winter doesn’t go down without a fight. Two outdoor events – ball hockey and volleyball – were moved into the Col JJ Parr Sports Centre, but there were activities inside and out on Thursday afternoon and all day Friday. The combined 10 FTTS – 4 CES team won the Snowfest TrophyRead More

The CAF team at the JCTE in Fort Lee, Virginia.
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Culinary team wins silver at international competition

March 27, 2018 at 2:06 pm

RCAF Public Affairs We all know how challenging it can be to put together a family meal in our own kitchens, stocked by our own hands. Imagine putting together a three-course meal in a limited time based solely on the unknown contents of a basket handed to you in an unfamiliar kitchen. Cpl Melissa Miller, a chief cook from 19 Maintenance Support Section at 19 Wing Comox; LS Dustin Vickers, a cook from CFB Halifax;Read More