Canadian Airborne Forces will be holding a reunion in conjunction with the Major celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of Canadian Forces Base Petawawa July 1-3 2005.

This milestone event will be attracting both serving & former Military members who have lived & served in CFB Petawawa over the last century. The Canadian Airborne Forces Association (CAFA) the Airborne Association of Canada (ARAC) and the Airborne Brotherhood are combining efforts with the Base to include all major units who served in Petawawa as part of the historic celebrations.

CFB Petawawa will be holding a number of proposed events to celebrate and attract Soldiers & Civilians alike. The three day event will host attractions such as a tactical Parachute drop by members of the 3 RCR Parachute Company, the breath taking aerial parachute displays of the Canadian Forces Parachute Team “The Sky Hawks”, Military firepower demonstrations, Individual Unit & equipment displays and a special re opening of the CFB Petawawa & Airborne Forces Museum to name only a few.

Dinner & dance parties will be a nightly event hosted by the various units, associations and a spectacular fireworks show July 1st to celebrate both Canada day & the Base’s 100th Birthday! This 100 years celebration is open to all & will bring back old friends and fond memories of years past.

For more information, contact the CFB Petawawa Public Affairs office at 2CMBG Head Quarters (613) 687-5511 extension 6721

Internet site is www.airbornerv.homestead.com detailed updates, press releases, hotel & camp ground listings, maps of the area & more!

One Response to “Airborne Reunion – Petawawa – July 1-3, 2005”

  1. on 27 Jan 2005 at 10:11 pmDan Scully

    AirborNE! Can’t wait!