Ex-Cadets in the News

You know it’s air show season when …

“The teams are well prepared for their respective tasks, putting on an impressive performance while keeping safety in mind,” said MGen Parent after granting his acceptance of the demo program. “These aircraft are operated by professionals who take their jobs very seriously while demonstrating their passion for aviation. I have full confidence they will have a great season.”

Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division, 14330 Major-General Alain Parent Article

Special Gun Salute Honours Queen

“It was a distinct honour for the Royal Regiment to pay this tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with this special gun salute”

12616 Colonel Christopher Simonds  Article

President and CEO of Regina Airport becomes RCAF’s newest honorary colonel

“We are pleased to have Brigadier-General (retired) Hunter return to 15 Wing as honorary colonel … He brings much corporate knowledge about the Wing with him as well as strong ties to the community. He will be a superb addition to the 15 Wing family.”

14681 Colonel Marc Bigaouette – Article

New Petawawa squadron gets a name and its first commander

“I know that Lt.-Col. Townsend will lead this historic unit with the pride and professionalism that he has clearly shown throughout his extensive experience as a tactical helicopter pilot and staff officer,”

17030 Lieutenant-Colonel Duart Townsend  Article

19 wing host to ‘crucial’ training

“It’s important, it gives them that realism to know what it’s really going to feel like and sound like to shoot a missile,”

22561 Capt. Larry Golja, commanding officer of the flight instruction course  Article

Six months of planning goes into 24-hour royal visit

“That’s exactly the kind of information someone wanting to do harm to the royal couple would be looking for,”

22181 Jason Quilliam, chief of protocol for the Saskatchewan government Article

Canadian women in combat roles bring their experiences to Australia

“This was the choice that was put in front of you: You either remain single and have a good career or you get married and don’t have a career,”

17312 Colonel Jennie Carignan a mother of four who is currently the chief of staff of the land forces central area headquarters in Toronto. Article   Bio

Femmes au combat: Des soldates canadiennes racontent leur expérience