Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Change of Command for Canada's Air Force - July 26th

July 25, 2007 -
Command of Canada's Air Force will officially change during a ceremony to be held at: The Canada Aviation Museum
Thursday, July 26, 2007 at 11:30 a.m.

Shown Here: Lieutenant-General Angus Watt

Lieutenant-General Angus Watt will succeed Lieutenant-General Steve Lucas as the Commander of Air Command and Chief of the Air Staff. LGen Lucas has held this appointment since May 16, 2005, and is retiring after almost 38 years of distinguished service to Canada.

General Rick Hillier, Chief of the Defence Staff, will preside over the transfer of leadership.

A 50-person Honour Guard and Colour Party will be provided by 8 Wing Trenton, with music from the Canadian Forces Central Band and the Air Command Pipes and Drums.

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