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Photo by Corporal Andre Maillet, 4 Wing Imaging

Summer is a time to say thanks, farewell and welcome – and to recharge

July 18, 2017 at 11:02 am

Col Paul Doyle First and foremost, congratulations to you all! From my perspective, and from the perspective of the higher chain of command, the 4 Wing Defence Team and family did a fantastic job executing yet another Exercise MAPLE FLAG. What an incredible opportunity it was to see the entire Wing in action. The initial feedback we have received from participants and observers thus far has been tremendous, owing to the professionalism and integrity ofRead More

LCol Joshua Kutryk, left, and Jennifer Sidey are Canada’s newest astronauts.
Photo: Canadian Space Agency

RCAF career is the way to the stars for LCol Joshua Kutryk

July 18, 2017 at 10:57 am

Jeff Gaye LCol Joshua Kutryk, one of Canada’s two newest astronauts, says the culture of Canada’s fighter community contributed to his selection. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the selection of LCol Kutryk and Jennifer Sidey to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA)’s astronaut program on Canada Day. LCol Kutryk had just been appointed 4 Wing Operations Officer a few days before the announcement. Prior to that, he had been Officer Commanding 410 Squadron’s Fighter Operational TestRead More