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An Ode to a Century of Service: Honouring the RCAF on Canadian Armed Forces Day

  • Jun 02, 2024
  • History
  • 2 minute read

This Canadian Armed Forces Day, we remember, recognize, and honour the members of Canada’s Air Force. From present-day RCAF personnel to their trailblazing predecessors, their contributions and sacrifices have made—and continue to make—the RCAF what it is today.

Keep reading to discover the vast array of roles that the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has participated in over its century of service, now honoured with our RCAF Centennial coin collection.

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Photo credits (clockwise from top right): CF Photo Unit, Canadian Armed Forces | Sean Costello, Canadian Armed Forces | Cpl Nicolas Alonso, Canadian Armed Forces | Department of National Defence

This Canadian Armed Forces Day, we remember, recognize, and honour the members of Canada’s Air Force. From present-day RCAF personnel to their trailblazing predecessors, their contributions and sacrifices have made—and continue to make—the RCAF what it is today.

Keep reading to discover the vast array of roles that the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has participated in over its century of service, now honoured with our RCAF Centennial coin collection.

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