I was a poor munitions and weapons technician on the strength of CEPE/AAED at RCAF Station Cold Lake. I say "poor" because I had purchased a new mobile home and financed it through the only institution an airman in those days could get credit: the Industrial Acceptance...
The U.S. Air Force's mysterious unmanned space plane, the X-37B, is about to come back to Earth after nearly two years in orbit on a mission the military won't tell us much about. The X-37B is expected to land at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the Air Force said. The...
The Snowbirds Demonstration Team will return to North Bay next year. The flying team will be in the city to celebrate Canadian Armed Forces Day in June. The date has yet to be posted on the Royal Canadian Air Force website.
The air base, built from the ground up in 1941 on 100 acres of plowed fields near Clinton, ON, now known as the Village of Vanastra, was critical to the Allied Forces' victory in World War II. And a newly created mural recently installed at the former base will celebrate...
Located just 508 miles from the North Pole and 1,140 miles north of the Arctic Circle, Canadian Forces Station Alert and its small contingent of personnel provides signals intelligence there and for its detachment stations. Due to its remote geographic location at the northernmost...
Alan McLeod was only a teenager when he won the Victoria Cross, the Commonwealth's highest award for valour, in the bullet-riddled skies over France in the First World War. The wounded 18-year-old pilot stood on the wing of his burning plane, which had been raked by bullets...
Establishing a temporary air base in Kuwait from which to bomb Islamic State targets in Iraq represents a homecoming of sorts for Canada's six pack of CF-18 Hornets. Twenty-three years ago, Canada's venerable Hornets — then almost...
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