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Out with the old mules, in with the new

The Royal Canadian Air Force has taken delivery of 60 replacement vehicles for an aging fleet of D6 tow tractors – more commonly known on flight lines as “mules”.
February 16, 2017

Operation CROCODILE members help at an orphanage in the Democratic Republic of Congo

As we arrived at the orphanage, we were greeted by a sea of 86 small African children who were singing, laughing, and dancing.
February 15, 2017

More than meets the eye at Exercises Combat Archer and Combat Hammer

“You’re only as good as your last success.” This saying has never rung more true than for the Royal Canadian Air Forces CF-188 Hornet fighter community...
February 13, 2017

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As a secondary teacher that teaches Social Studies 11 and History 12, I just want you to know that I proud of the service and sacrifice you give. Your job of being far from home and family is honourable and humbling for those of us that are with family and friends.  if I can instill in my students even a tiny bit of what you do and endure for the rest of Canadians I can consider my job complete.You are in my thoughts and prayers daily. Cheers!

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