Salute to the Royal Canadian Air Force

Yesterday afternoon, at a special outdoor ceremony, Winnipeg Airports Authority paid tribute to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) by dedicating a monument on Wellington Avenue. The monument consists of a sign that reads “Home of the RCAF” and three flags that serve to acknowledge the deep history and active presence of the RCAF in our community. The flags on display include the Province of Manitoba flag, the Canadian flag and the RCAF Ensign.

Participating in the ceremony were Barry Rempel, President & CEO of Winnipeg Airports Authority, Major-General Pierre St-Amand, Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division, Ms. Bonnie Korzeniowski, Military Envoy Province of Manitoba, and James White, Policy Advisor representing the Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport) and Member of Parliament for Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia. The ceremony included an Honour Guard and the singing of the national anthem by Sgt David Grenon.

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Tagged: Winnipeg Airports Authority, Winnipeg Richardson International Airport, Royal Canadian Air Force, RCAF

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