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Canada will provide the United Nations with tactical airlift support out of Entebbe, in Uganda, during the next 12 months, beginning as early as August 2019. The Tactical Airlift Detachment will consist of a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules aircraft, operated and supported by up to 25 Canadian Armed Forces members. 
Photo: Corporal Darcy Lefebvre

Canada provides airlift support in Uganda

August 20, 2019 at 2:53 pm

National Defence Canada will provide the United Nations with tactical airlift support out of Entebbe, in Uganda, during the next 12 months, beginning as early as August 2019. The Tactical Airlift Detachment will consist of a Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules aircraft, operated and supported by up to 25 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members. It will deploy for up to five days each month to assist with transporting troops, equipment and supplies to theRead More

Maj Alexia Shore, left, is the new CO of 417 Squadron after signing the Change of Command documents with Col Paul Doyle and outgoing CO LCol Brad Steels.
Photo: MCpl Brent Kenny, MARPAC Imaging Services

Wildfires provide dramatic setting for 417 Squadron Change of Command

August 8, 2017 at 11:09 am

Jeff Gaye Last week’s Change of Command parade for 417 Combat Support Squadron was supposed to take place at 6 Hangar, 4 Wing Cold Lake. But with the squadron deployed to help British Columbia deal with its devastating wildfire season, those plans had to change. The parade was held on the tarmac of Kamloops Airport. Maj Alexia Shore assumed command from LCol Brad Steels, who has been Commanding Officer since July 11, 2014. The ReviewingRead More