And it's a wrap! Straight from Exercise MAPLE FLAG 50 enjoy today's #FighterFriday

As of 1:00 p.m. on June 23, 2017 #ExMAPLEFLAG 50 has ended, and what an exercise it was! Thank you to all the #FriendsPartnersAllies who participated and made this remarkable training event such a success! Highlights from all 4 weeks are far too many to list, but assured, they were awesome.

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Willy Cole
An innovative approach to medical care at Exercise Maple Flag 50

Health services is taking an innovative approach to training for real-life deployments as well as providing medical care for #ExMapleFlag participants by setting up a field medical unit.

Read more at the #RCAF website [ Bit.ly Link ]

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An innovative approach to medical care at Exercise Maple Flag 50
“The RCAF is the guarantor of Canadian sovereignty,” said LGen Mike Hood during a recent visit to Cold Lake. “4 Wing is the embodiment of that.”

#AIRPower

Visit the #RCAF's website to read more about the Command team's visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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The RCAF is the guarantor of Canadian sovereignty said LGen Mike Hood
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Paul O'Brien
Pam Lawson
Article and video shared from the National Aviation Museum of Canada Facebook page:

The National Air Force Museum of Canada (NAFMC) is proud to announce the completion of our Avro Anson Mk II.

The Anson was once one of the most predominate Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) aircraft in the skies over the Quinte region during the 1940’s, becoming one of the most common trainers for...
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Christine Little
Gordon Walker
Peter Bayer
Women in Aviation: Chief Warrant Officer Brigitte Marley

“Join for what the RCAF can offer you: the chance to travel, have a career, upgrade your education, join team sports and work with great people who come from all over the country.” says Chief Warrant Officer Brigitte Marley.

Read more on the #RCAF website [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Women in Aviation: Chief Warrant Officer Brigitte Marley
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Christine Ryzuk
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Its #ThrowbackThursday!
Which would you rather fly, the Sopwith Camel or the Nieuport 17 Scout?
Let us know why in the comments!

The Nieuport Scout was a favorite of Canadian Ace Captain William "Billy" Bishop, he achieved 47 victories flying this aircraft and it was in this plane that we earned his Victoria Cross. The Scout could be equipped with a 130 hp Clerget engine and a Vickers...
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Its ThrowbackThursday Which would you rather fly the Sopwith Camel or the
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Look up #Montreal, look way up! Our #Canada150 jet will flypast the Alouettes de Montréal game tomorrow, June 22 at approx 7:30pm.

The CF-18 Demonstration Team’s Canada 150 painted jet will conduct a flyby over the Percival Molson Memorial Stadium at the start of the Montreal Alouettes’ game held in the stadium on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at approximately 7:30 p.m.

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Look up Montreal look way up Our Canada150 jet will flypast the
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#FlyingInFormation for today's #RotoWing feature!

Members from 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment and members from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group participate in a helicopter insertion exercise with a CH-147 Chinook helicopter during Exercise Taureau Mouillé in Courcelette, Québec, on June 19, 2017.

Sgt Marc-André Gaudreault

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Kevin Pettigrew
Flag raising recognizes role of Aboriginals in Canadian military

For the first time, 14 Wing Greenwood, Nova Scotia hoisted the Mi'kmaq Grand Council flag at the entrance to the base, marking the start of Aboriginal Awareness Week.

Read more at the #RCAF website. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Flag raising recognizes role of Aboriginals in Canadian military
Armour G. Paddy Garland
Joan Al MacKenzie
Jason Belanger
It's summer! Some of our favourite RCAF aircraft are getting a #BirdBath — see if you can spot the bird that doesn't really belong (bonus point if you can name it).

If you have images to share, tag the Royal Canadian Air Force and use the hashtag #BirdBath!

#avgeek
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Charles Damery
Frank Lawrence
Portrait of Courage: Alan Arnett McLeod, VC

A young man and stellar pilot from Stonewall, Manitoba, becomes Canada's youngest airman to receive the Victoria Cross during the First World War.

Read more at the #RCAF's website: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Portrait of Courage: Alan Arnett McLeod VC
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Mary Lou Sather
RCAF firefighter deploys on Iceland mission

An RCAF firefighter from 8 Wing Trenton recently deployed to Iceland as part of #OpReassurance.

Read more on the #RCAF's website: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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RCAF firefighter deploys on Iceland mission
Frank Lawrence
"Lost Airmen of the Empire" memorial dedicated at Patricia Bay

A memorial to Allied airmen who died at Patricia Bay, British Columbia, during the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, was dedicated at the Victoria International Airport on June 1, 2017.

Continue reading on the #RCAF's website: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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"Lost Airmen of the Empire" memorial dedicated at Patricia Bay
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Craig McGregor
Chiquita Correa
RCAF Run – desert style!

Personnel deployed to Operation Impact hit the road for the RCAF Run in Kuwait and Northern Iraq in late May, read more at [ Bit.ly Link ]
RCAF Run desert style Personnel deployed to Operation Impact hit the road
Christine Little
Check out #RCAF Canadian astronaut candidates on this great Canadian Space Agency video with Col. Chris Hadfield!

#RCAFProud
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Keflavik-based Canadian Air Task Force Raises money for Umhyggja.

Umhyggia is a fund to support families who have suffered financial difficulties because of their child’s illness. It also assists families who have had the sudden death of a child.

To raise money, Lieutenant-Colonel Mitchell, a CF-18 pilot and long-distance runner, decided to run the 46 kilometres from Reykjavik to Keflavik on...
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Keflavikbased Canadian Air Task Force Raises money for Umhyggja
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Carol Fielding
And they’re off! We’re launching from 4 Wing Cold Lake on #ExMapleFlag! / Et c’est parti! Les avions de chasse lancent de la 4e Escadre Cold Lake #ExMapleFlag!
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Shone Langlois
Nancy Dyck
And they’re off! We’re launching from 4 Wing Cold Lake on #ExMapleFlag! / Et c’est parti! Les avions de chasse lancent de la 4e Escadre Cold Lake #ExMapleFlag!
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Royal Canadian Air Force
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Stay tuned for Facebook live at #ExMapleFlag as fighter jets from international militaires take off from 4 Wing Cold Lake.

We will be broadcasting shortly after 1 p.m. MDT / 3 p.m. EST.
Stay tuned for Facebook live at ExMapleFlag as fighter jets from international
Highlighting the key bi-national Canada-United States partnership, Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet fighter jets, under the control of #NORAD, recently practiced identification and intercept procedures as United States Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bombers returned to the U.S. from an overseas exercise.
#WeHaveTheWatch #VigilantShield171 #FriendsPartnersAllies
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Canadian NORAD Region aircraft practice intercept and escort procedure

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