CANADIAN FORCES BASE BANDS

CANADIAN FORCES BASE BANDS

Music remains a large part of military culture and heritage.  In addition to the Royal Canadian Air Force Band, there are a number of individual Canadian Base Bands that play an important role in their communities:   Cold Lake (4 Wing) RCAF, has two: 4 Wing Band...
THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE BAND

THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE BAND

The RCAF Band, a group of 35 full time professional musicians, routinely perform throughout Canada.  Comprised of a variety of groups and ensembles, the role of the Band is to provide musical support to the Canadian Forces, all levels of government, as well as to a...
THE RCAF’S COLOURS

THE RCAF’S COLOURS

  In military terms, “Colours” refers to …”consecrated ceremonial flags carried by designated Canadian Armed Forces combatant formations and units, including Standards, Guidons, Queen’s Colours, and Command, Regimental and Military College Colours…” (DHH: The Heritage...