Caption: Outgoing HCol Fred Sutherland (left) signed over command as the Snowbirds’ Honourary Colonel to Michael Potter (right), founder of Vintage of Wings of Canada. Snowbirds CO LCol Maryse Carmichael sits centre.
Photo Credit: Sgt Frank Morin.
Snowbirds 40th Anniversary Weekend
The evening continued with a formal ceremony in which Lieutenant-General (ret’d) Fred Sutherland handed over his position as Honourary Colonel of the Snowbirds to Mr Michael Potter of Vintage Wings of Canada. Lt.-Gen Sutherland held the position of Honourary Colonel of this famed team for over 16 years, one of the longest tenures by an Honourary Colonel.
6014 Fred Sutherland (CMR RMC 1965)
6757 Mike Potter (CMR RMC 1966)
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11330 Angus Watt (CMR 1977)
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14596 Dean Milner (RRMC RMC 1984)