17 Wing Winnipeg

Wing Badge

"Heritage"

RCAF Run
27 May 2018
17 Wing, Winnipeg

For Royal Canadian Air Force personnel, all roads will lead to 17 Wing Winnipeg. The Wing - comprised of squadrons, training schools and command elements turned out what are considered some of the best multi-skilled personnel in the world.

17 Wing is a composite formation conducting and supporting flying operations and a variety of training and command functions. The Wing also supports 113 units stretching from Thunder Bay, Ontario, to the Saskatchewan/Alberta Border and from the 49th Parallel to the high Arctic.

17 Wing is located at Canadian Forces Base Winnipeg.

History

Read about the history of 17 Wing Winnipeg.

Squadrons

Schools

Equipment

Command team

Commander

Colonel Andy Cook

Chief Warrant Officer

Chief Warrant Officer Mike Robertson

Chief Warrant Officer Mike Robertson

Wing news

Hundreds of uniformed people arrange themselves on tarmac to form the words “LOGGIE-FIVE-0”

Retired supply technician has huge effect on Logistics Branch 50th anniversary

Some 350 Canadian Armed Forces logisticians gather for a photo to mark the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Forces Logistics Branch.
May 25, 2018

Canadian Air Defence Identification Zone now aligned with Canada’s sovereign airspace

The alignment of the Canadian Air Defence Identification Zone (CADIZ) with Canada’s sovereign airspace and its approaches became effective today through the publication of revised coordinates in aviation publications.
May 24, 2018

A person wearing a helmet with closed visor and a military uniform holds a rifle. In the background is a large, two-rotored helicopter.

Tactical helicopter squadrons prepare for deployment to Mali

On May 22, 2018, 408 and 450 Squadrons completed an exercise designed to prepare their helicopters and personnel for a deployment to Mali this summer.
May 23, 2018

A man and a woman, both in uniform, stand and salute flags as a formation of 10 aircraft flies overhead.

Canada, U.S. mark 60 years of joint NORAD command

Canada and the United States celebrate the 60th anniversary of NORAD.
May 22, 2018

A black-and-white photograph of a young man wearing an air force uniform and staring intently at the camera, superimposed on a colour photograph of a blue sky with light clouds.

How “Screwball” Beurling got his nickname

Flight Sergeant George Beurling soared to fame in the skies over Second World War Malta, and chafed at life on the ground.
May 18, 2018

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Contact Information

17 Wing Public Affairs officer
17 Wing/CFB Winnipeg
PO Box 17000 Station Forces
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3Y5

Public Affairs Officer

Phone: (204) 833-2500 Ext 6499
Fax: (204) 833-2594
Email: PubAffairs@forces.gc.ca