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The seven CAF members who received the awards, from left: LCol Corey Mask, Capt Joelle Thorgrimson, Capt Linda Grove, Maj Renaud Thys, Sgt Ben Fisher, WO Trevor Williamson and Maj Karl Braschuk – Photo by Avr Philpott, 4 Wing Imaging

Seven members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), four of which currently call 4 Wing in Cold Lake home, were recently given a special honour by the Chief of the Romanian Air Force (RoAF).

Photo by Avr Philpott, 4 Wing Imaging

Six members were presented with the RoAF Emblem of Honour by Major General Viorel Pana in a ceremony at Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base in Constanta County, Romania. The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Commander received the Defence Staff Emblem of Honor.

Those who received the award are:

Lieutenant-Colonel Corey Mask – Cold Lake

Capt Joelle Thorgrimson – Cold Lake

Capt Linda Grove – Winnipeg, MB

Major Renaud Thys – Cold Lake

Sergeant Ben Fisher – Leitrim (Ottawa)

Warrant Officer Trevor Williamson – North Bay, ON

Major Karl Braschuk – Cold Lake

The RoAF Emblem of Honour is “awarded as a sign of appreciation for the commitment and dedication a person demonstrated while performing a military mission,” says the RCAF


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